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Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides

Tips for Entry

Develop and maintain a regimen of regular physical exercise in order to develop your muscles and stamina—qualities an OTA must have to lift persons and heavy equipment.

Develop your communication skills by studying English and communications, since your work will involved giving and following instructions and describing movements.

Volunteer or acquire a part-time job at a hospital or health care facility that will allow you to work with occupational therapists and patients.

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