Now that I’ve explained a little about what occupational therapy is (you can read that post here), I want to talk a little about where OT’s can work.
The cool thing about OT (and one of my favorite things about it!) is that we can work in a broad spectrum of settings. Occupational therapists work with people of all ages, which pretty much gives us a ton of opportunities to work. While the possibilities are pretty much endless, here are some of the more “traditional” OT settings:
Outpatient pediatrics, hand therapy clinics, skilled nursing facilities, pediatrics in the school setting, outpatient rehab, inpatient rehab, acute care, and assisted living facilities.
Occupational therapists can work in so many other settings, with so many different populations. I love that my future profession has so many opportunities to go in so many different directions. It makes me feel like the possibilities are limitless!