Occupational therapy, or OT, is a profession that promotes health and well-being through occupation. According to Anne G. Fisher, occupation is: . The act of mastering or taking possession of something, of occupying time, spaces and roles . An action or a series of actions in which the subject engages . A targeted and meaningful action. Occupational therapy around the world The primary goal of OT is to enable people to participate in everyday activities. In order to reach this goal, occupational therapists help disabled patients learn how to do activities that enhance their engagement and participation abilities by modifying the environment (see WFOT definition). The term ‘occupational’ refers not only to the use of activities and occupations, but also to the idea that disabled people must become the real ‘protagonists’ of the therapy.