|Can I still work as an Occupational Therapist being positive?
Feb 21, 2013
I am planning on becoming an occupational therapist, but have been weary about my status coming up during the application process, and in the future, within the workplace. I know Occupational Therapy isn't nearly as invasive as being a doctor or nurse, but I am worried my status could keep me from working my dream career/job. I don't want (nor do I feel the need) to disclose my status information when applying to OT school or within the workplace.
| Response from Mr. Chambers
Your HIV status should not be an issue for your proposed occupation. Should it become an issue, I encourage you to contact an AIDS Legal Services Agency in your area.
Good luck, Jacques
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