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Drumming can be used to support the following occupations (meaningful activities that people engage in that occupy their time):

  • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living:               managing and maintaining health             religious  activities/observation
  • Play
  • Social Participation
  • Rest and Sleep                                                   

Reference:

American Occupational Therapy Association (2014) .Occupational therapy practice framework: Domain and process (3rd ed ). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68 (Suppl 1), S1– S48 http://dx doi org/10 5014/ajot 2014 682006

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