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Does Occupational Therapy Offer Opportunities For Individuals Of Culturally Diverse Backgrounds?

The Occupational Therapy profession is actively seeking to expand the number of practitioners representing the many aspects of cultural diversity in our society. Currently, target populations include African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanics, Pacific Islanders, people with disabilities, and men - all of whom are underrepresented in the field.

For information on financial aid contact:

  • The National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education for their publications on financial aid resources for individuals from culturally/ethnically diverse backgrounds (1-800-641-7824).
  • The HEALTH Resource Center for a publication on financial aid for students with disabilities (1-800-544-3284)