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Sandra Winter

Introduction to Community Mobility

The instructors will provide an overview of community mobility, including the discussion of various forms of transportation. Students will learn how community mobility can be applied to the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework contexts, performance patterns, and performance skills. Additionally, students will review community mobility concerns by life stage and disability or medical condition. This presentation highlights the Occupational Therapist role as a generalist and specialist in regard to community mobility, including a review of interventions and available resources.

Department of Occupational Therapy partners with Find a Ride Florida to improve alternative transportation for Florida’s aging road users

To address the need for affordable and accessible transportation, the Florida’s Department of Transportation (FDOT) Safety Office awarded the Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation at the University of Florida a grant which provides an alternative transportation database, and an interactive mapping website, for identifying transportation solutions for aging road users.

OT Welcomes Zheng Wang and Sandra Winter

Dr. Zheng Wang joined the department as an assistant professor this May. Dr. Sandra Winter joined the department as a research assistant scientist. The department warmly welcomes Dr. Wang and Dr. Winter.

Dept. of Defense grant awarded to Dr. Sandra Winter and colleagues

Dr. Sandra Winter, a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, and her colleagues Drs. Sherrilene Classen, Charles Levy, Michael Marsiske and Babette Brumback, have been awarded a Department of Defense (DOD) grant. This grant is a four…