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Why Choose to Major in Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology?

The James and Margaret Locke Occupational Therapy Facility

On Thursday, April 28, 2016 You are invited to tour The James and Margaret Locke Occupational Therapy Facility.

The Locke House; Kent State University at East LiverpoolThe Locke House is a training facility for Kent State University at East Liverpool Occupational Therapy Assistant students. The house provides students the opportunity for education and skills instruction in simulated environments: home and hospital bedrooms, regular and adapted bathrooms, kitchen, living room and dining areas. 

We invite you to take a tour of the house and talk to current faculty, staff and students about the exciting things happening in our program.

  • The Locke House is located at:
    134 West Fifth Street East Liverpool, OH 43920
  • For more information please contact:
    Ashley Dillinger, adilling@kent.edu or 330-382-7567

Most people do not realize what Occupational Therapy Assistants do. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, Occupational Therapy Assistants help patients develop, recover and improve the skills needed for daily living and working. They assist with the evaluation and treatment of people with injuries, illnesses, cognitive impairments and other disorders or conditions.

Why choose to major in Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology?
This occupation has a bright outlook according to O*NET OnLine. This means that there are expected to be large numbers of job openings with much faster than average growth from between the years 2014-2024.  

Why choose Kent State University at East Liverpool?
Kent State University at East Liverpool’s Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE's telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its website address is www.acoteonline.org  

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology program applications are open now until April 30, 2016.  APPLY TODAY!

To find out more about our Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology program contact:

Ashley Dillinger
Email: adilling@kent.edu
Phone: 330-382-7567
Fax:  330-382-7564