A Career In Occupational Therapy

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Volunteering at organizations, that specialize with people who have special needs have fostered my interest for a major in healthcare, specifically Occupational Therapy. For the past four years, I have volunteered at MARC, INC and Intensive Education Academy where their main focus is to prepare people with disabilities to have everyday occupational skills. When people are struggling I want to be able to help someone recover, in a way that is accustomed to their personalities and hobbies. Which is exactly what an occupational therapist does. Another experience that enhanced my interest was shadowing an occupational therapist. By watching first hand what they do, really inspired me to become an OT. The look of excitement that one patient had

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