Profiles of an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)

Do you think of yourself as:

  • Compassionate, creative and a caring individual who likes to work with people.
  • A good listener
  • An energetic and flexible team member
  • Having a knack for creative problem-solving.
  • Enjoying communicating with others
  • Helping individuals to become as independent as possible within physical, developmental and/or psycho-social limitations...

Then you have a lot to offer as an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA).

Consider choosing a career that makes the most of what you have to give.

As an OTA, you will help children and adults gain skills needed to take part in meaningful occupations... from dressing and feeding themselves, to play, work, school, leisure and community pursuits. You'll have opportunities to address problems and suggest innovative tools and techniques to help your clients perform daily tasks and gain more independence in their lives.

By choosing a career in occupational therapy, you will make a difference. You will contribute to improving the lives of children, young people and adults alike.

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program:

(845) 341-4323

Flo Hannes, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, Chair
115 South Street Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 341-4323
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Margaret Boyle, Department Secretary
(845) 341-4291
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Mildred Consolo-Melchionne, COTA
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
(845) 341-4322
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