How Do I Become an Occupational Therapist
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- “Occupational therapists are health care professionals who help people to resume or maintain participation in a variety of tasks – their jobs, leisure and social activities, getting around, caring for themselves and their home, and much more” (College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario).
- There are five occupational therapy university programs (Master programs - MHSc or MScOT) in Ontario.
- In Ontario, 37% of Occupational Therapists work primarily with adults and seniors.
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