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Severe Weather Alert - Updated: 11:30 am, January 17, 2018

Due to rapidly changing weather conditions, all Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics will be closing today (January 17, 2018) at 2 pm, and will reopen tomorrow (January 18, 2018) by 10 am. 
Urgent Care – Clemmons and Urgent Care – Mocksville will be closing today (January 17) at 4 pm, and will reopen tomorrow (January 18) by 10 am. 
If you have questions, please contact the clinic directly.

Word! Occupational Therapist

Word! Occupational Therapist

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Occupational Therapist

(En español: Terapeuta ocupacional)

Say: aw-kyoo-pay-shu-nal thair-ah-pist

An occupational therapist can help kids who have trouble doing everyday things, like writing, eating, or getting dressed. An occupational therapist uses exercises and activities to teach kids how to do these things better. If a kid has trouble eating, the therapist can provide special forks and spoons that are longer, shorter, or have easy-to-hold rubber grips. If a kid needs help with writing, the therapy might be strengthening the pointer finger by finger painting or squirting a water gun! Just don't squirt your occupational therapist!