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Occupational Therapy Fair This Friday - Archived

Occupational Therapy Assistance students from Cabarrus College of Health Sciences will host “Occupational Therapy- Developing Skills, Building Lives,” Friday, April 12 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Carolina Mall in front of JC Penney. Learn how occupational therapy can help you be healthy, strong, safe and well.

Topics include:

  • Backpack Awareness - Is Your Backpack Too Heavy?
  • Protect Your Joints! Principles of Body Mechanics
  • Aging in Place & Home Modification
  • Technology in OT – Using Apps
  • Low Vision Strategies
  • Reducing Your Fall Risk
  • Strengthening Your Hands
  • Health Promotion
  • Universal Design
  • Community Mobility & Older Drivers
  • How OT Can Help: Using Adaptive Equipment
  • ADA Awareness

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Cabarrus College prepares students to assist people across the lifespan who have experienced physical, mental or developmental conditions to develop or regain skills for everyday tasks.