Change search
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Pag-unlad ng wikang Filipino sa sakop ng occupational therapy
2005 (English)In: Philippine Journal of Linguistics, Vol. 36, no 1-2, 28-32Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.)) Published
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this essay is to describe the term occupation, the basic and most important concept in occupational therapy (OT), and to urge the translation of OT concepts in Filipino. OT is a branch of rehabilitation that deals with the improvement or maintenance of a person's skills to perform daily activities. The profession started in the Philippines more than 40 years ago, and the medium of its instruction is English. Until now, there is no official register of OT terminology in Filipino, which may have resulted in a mixing of the two languages when communicating with clients. This may have led to the misunderstanding of the client on the role of OT in improving quality of life, and to the difficulty of the therapist to encourage clients to take active part in their own therapy. To facilitate service delivery, the therapist should be able to communicate in a language which is used and understood by the Filipino client. A register of OT terms in Filipino and its dissemination among therapists in practice and academe is the proposed solution.

Place, publisher, year, pages
2005. Vol. 36, no 1-2, 28-32
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-10232OAI: diva2:149903
Available from2008-07-03 Created:2008-07-03 Last updated:2011-09-01

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Fischl, Caroline
By organisation
Occupational Therapy

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 612 hits
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link