Some strategies focus on psychology, said Chiung-ju (CJ) Liu, associate professor of occupational therapy at the University of Florida. Pain can limit your stamina and range of motion. So allow yourself to change your standards, such as using semi-ready products, Liu said, instead of cooking from scratch.
The event spotlights inclusive recreational activities available all year for students with disabilities at Lake Wauburg.
Usability and reliability of an accessible patient-reported outcome measure (PROM) software: The Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory–Patient-Reported Outcome (PEDI–PRO)
Jessica Kramer presented a keynote at the Capturing the Magic: Participation for all (CAPA) symposium held at the Beitostølen Healthsports Center, Norway.
Dr. Sherrilene Classen and collaborators Dr. Vandeweerd, Dr. Stetten, Isabelle Wandenkolk and our Industry partner Mark Reid, have been awarded an Office of Rural Health grant to ascertain, statewide in five Florida counties, the Veteran needs, perceptions, challenges, and opportunities inherent to the use of autonomous shuttles.
During a session on “Accelerating Innovation Through Diversity of Thought” at XPONENTIAL 2022, attendees discussed how diversity and inclusiveness impact the uncrewed systems community, the technology we design, and how our systems integrate into society. Sherrilene Classen, Professor and Chair, University of Florida, Department of Occupational Therapy, presented her research findings on how autonomous vehicles can be designed to support populations with limited mobility and how uncrewed systems can be equitably integrated into society.
A delegation of four faculty and five PhD students presented at the 2022 Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars, hosted at the University of Wisconsin. The OT Summit brings together top researchers in the field and provides mentorship opportunities to build the next generation of OT researchers.
Dr. Becky Piazza joined the Occupational Therapy department in 2021. She is a licensed occupational therapist with over 20 years’ experience and is board certified in physical rehabilitation.
Her courageous journey inspired many. Now her equipment donation will enhance OT education.
Dr. Sherrilene Classen has received a UF Faculty Enhancement Opportunity Award, entitled: ”Leadership and Spirituality—A “new” model for PHHP Academic Leaders”. During this “mini-sabbatical”, Dr. Classen will study and apply the principles of an Integral Model that subscribes to frameworks of leadership and spiritualty.