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UGA student interns with Extra Special People

Grad 2015. Chandler Hammond-h.env
Chandler Hammond

At UGA, students aren’t limited to learning inside the classroom. One graduating student shares how his hands-on learning experience impacted his UGA academic experience and his life. 

Chandler Hammond
B.S. in Health Promotion and Behavior
Extra Special People internship

“During my time with ESP, I was able to get to know families and their participants on a personal level and observe the effects that therapy, specifically occupational therapy, had on their lives. Being able to witness the successes of the participants with the help of their occupational therapy solidified my wishes to work specifically with this population in the future.”

What’s next: Master’s in occupational therapy at Georgia Regents University

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