Information & Resources

For many individuals, understanding the jargon occupational therapists and other professionals use can be daunting and confusing. We understand that many of the terms we use and the concepts we discuss are unfamiliar and foreign to many. Hopefully these pages are helpful in answering some of your questions.

What is occupational therapy (OT)?

What is sensory integration (SI)?

What is Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)?

What is sensory modulation disorder?

What is tactile defensiveness?

What is praxis?

What is arousal?

Resource books and audio/video media are not directly available through Irvine Therapy Services, but can be purchased through various online retailers and therapeutic providers.

Checklists

Books

Audio/Video

Websites