An occupational therapy assistant helps persons who are impaired due to injury or illness, emotional disorder, intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, or the aging process. The rehabilitation services administered by an Occupational Therapy Assistant are used to maximize ability, maintain health, and prevent disability. Specific tasks may include teaching or adapting daily living skills, enhancing functional performance with exercises or crafts, developing perceptual and/or motor skills, or enhancing social skills. Delgado’s Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, Maryland 20814-1220; (301) 652-2682.
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