Explore Occupational Therapy
The American Occupational Therapy Association is the national membership organization for Occupational Therapy providers and offers a great deal of information about the profession for professionals and consumers.
So, What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational Therapy (OT) is a health profession dedicated to everyday life.
Occupational Therapy practitioners help people of all ages to do the things they need or want to do (occupations) with the highest level of independence and satisfaction possible.
Occupational Therapy providers use everyday activities for therapy and as ways to assess progress.
To Learn more, please take a look at the questions below:
What Exactly is Occupational Therapy?
What are some examples of Occupations?
In Occupational Therapy, occupations such as those above are used both as therapeutic activities and as outcomes of therapy.
Who Provides OT services?
Where are Occupational Therapy Services Provided?
Occupational Therapy providers may be found in any setting where there are individuals or groups of people who need assistance to improve their everyday function.
These may include but are not limited to:
What Education is required for Occupational Therapy?
Where can I study Occupational Therapy in Rhode Island?
Community College of Rhode Island
Johnson & Wales University Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program
New England Institute of Technology Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Master of Science Occupational Therapy Program
Post-Professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy