The occupational therapy field is more competitive than ever before and with more and more students graduating with OT degrees, th
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Occupational Therapists like myself work with individuals of all ages, from the first day of life to the last. We help individuals experiencing barriers develop, recover, improve, and maintain the skills needed for their daily activities. While most occupational therapists work with adults, there are many powerfully alluring reasons to become a pediatric OT. Here are 10 of the top reasons why you may want to consider specializing in pediatric occupational therapy.
Being a pediatric OT is not all rainbows and butterflies, although those themes do appear quite frequently when working with children. It is challenging, often exhausting, and requires lots of patience. However, it is an incredibly enjoyable and rewarding profession, and the one you will see me in for a very long time.