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Making Strides to Promote OT

Earlier this year we announced our initiative to promote the occupational therapy profession. The Why Choose OT campaign has launched and will continue to grow.

Earlier this year, we announced our initiative to promote occupational therapy. Since then, we have launched the Why Choose OT campaign, including creating social media accounts and a website that will continue to grow. We have also gathered OT stories and testimonials from OT practitioners.

In July, we attended the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) conference in Atlanta, GA. We had the opportunity to speak to thousands of K-12 school counselors about occupational therapy as a possible career choice for their students. We have identified several future opportunities where we can talk to individuals who guide young students through their school years.

An exhibit booth at the 2023 ASCA conference

Image: Why Choose OT at 2023 ASCA conference

We are working on plans to visit career fairs and schools throughout the U.S. and creating resources that anyone can use to promote OT as a career choice. Stay tuned for more details.

Please consider sharing your OT stories with us. They are real, powerful, emotional, and promote the power and beauty of this profession. Schedule a quick 15-minute video call to share your story. Or you can provide written responses and upload a photo.

Follow our campaign on social media.

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