September 18 – School Backpack Awareness Day

Posted on September 13th, 2013

September 18

School Backpack Awareness Day (National)

Occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students teach others how to properly choose, pack, lift, and carry various types of bags—including backpacks, purses, briefcases, and suitcases—to prevent pain and injury. For more information, contact: Katie Riley, Media Relations | American Occupational Therapy Association | 301.652.6611 | kriley@aota.org | www.aota.org/practitioners/awareness/school-backpack-awareness.aspx

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