Occupational Therapy Assistant

Job Outlook in Vermont
High Demand

What you might do
Occupational Therapy Assistants work under the supervision of Occupational Therapists.  They work with injured or ill patients and people with developmental delays.  They may help patients do exercises, teach them how to use equipment, and keep records.

Where you might work
Occupational therapy office, hospital, nursing home

Related Links
My Next Move: Occupational Therapy Assistants
O*Net Online: Occupational Therapy Assistants
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides
Vermont Occupational Therapy Association
American Occupational Therapy Association

Education Required

Most Occupational Therapy Assistants hold an associate’s degree (2 years).


Where to Study

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC


Southern Vermont AHEC