Adaptive clothing is an emerging movement in the fashion industry, built with the help of occupational therapists for clients in search of functional, fashionable choices.
In 2017, the Aging Incubator launched its first Innovators in Aging Awards. Anthonia Seriki, an OT@NYU doctoral student, is part of a duo that received the award for graduate students. “The idea is to bring people together across the university who have an interest in research in aging,” said Dr. Tracy Chippendale, assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at NYU Steinhardt, “to promote research and interdisciplinary teaching and form connections across the university.”
It's important to consider how school-based occupational therapists (OTs) can improve the services they provide to students on the autism spectrum. How can these clinicians collaborate to ensure their clients receive the best care?
Focusing on a young person’s interests as a clue to career happiness seems like a given. But when children with autism show an interest in a subject, there can be a stigma instead of a signal to potential.
Judy Grossman, DrPH, OTR, FAOTA, has worked in the Department of Occupational Therapy in a number of different roles, including special projects, grant writing, program development, and teaching. In the following Q&A, Professor Grossman discusses her research specialties, the field of occupational therapy, and the OT@NYU program.
Written communication may increasingly become digital, but research is finding that handwriting is as important as it’s ever been. We spoke with Karen Roston (NYU Steinhardt MA ’96, DPS ’09) on how occupational therapists play a crucial role.
NYU Steinhardt Now Accepting Applications for OT@NYU, a New Online Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program
NYU Steinhardt is now accepting applications for OT@NYU, an online Doctor of Occupational Therapy program. Through a combination of live online classes and self-paced course work, OT@NYU enables occupational therapists across the globe to earn an advanced education from NYU without relocating to New York City.