The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Adapted Games as Therapeutic Exercise

1970s
Interested in Using Photos? Check the tag line to the right of the photo. Photos that are not part of the AOTA Archive have a link to another source, which provides information on re-use. If the photo is part of the AOTA Archive, fill out this agreement and send it to copyright@aota.org. Note that a fee applies to all requesters, including AOTA members. Want free photos? Check the collection of photos that can be used at no cost with attribution
An occupational therapist uses an adapted game of checkers with her client.

An occupational therapist and her client in the Neurological Institute in New York use adapted games for therapeutic  exercise in 1977. Checkers are made by filling plastic bottles with lead weights to encourage better grasp.

Photo courtesy of the archive of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
Interested in Using Photos? Check the tag line below the photo. Photos that are not part of the AOTA Archive have a link to another source, which provides information on re-use. If the photo is part of the AOTA Archive, fill out this agreement and send it to copyright@aota.org. Note that a fee applies to all requesters, including AOTA members. Want free photos? Check the collection of photos that can be used at no cost with attribution