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6 Benefits of Being an AOTA Member

While I love being an occupational therapist, the costs of it can certainly add up over time. Once you account for state licensure, NBCOT fees, continuing education, CPR training, TB tests, flu shots, and uniforms, it’s hard to reserve any funds for much else, especially as a new grad. So when AOTA (American Occupational Therapy […]

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What is Pediatric Occupational Therapy?

I’ve found that there are two types of people in the world: those that when I tell them that I’m an occupational therapist a glossy look comes over their face, and those that nod along like they know exactly what I’m talking about. Okay, maybe there’s a third type who actually does know what occupational […]

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6 Tips to Get Your Occupational Therapy Observation Hours

You’ve probably already heard all about how intellectually challenging the coursework is for occupational therapy programs. The process of applying to occupational therapy school can be just as challenging but in a different way, especially when you’re trying to obtain your occupational therapy observation hours required for your application. In most cases, there are plenty […]

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5 Fun Ways to Celebrate OT Month

When the clock strikes midnight on April 1st, I’m grateful for many things. I’m grateful for a day full of whimsical pranks and silly news articles that I can use to trick to my friends. I’m grateful that spring is coming into full force, with the landscapes around me turning a lush shade of green […]

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