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Alum SpOTlight: “Clinitote” Founder on Designing a Better Bag for Clinicians

Cami Culwell (MS ‘12) noticed that the standard-issue medical bag she used to carry her clinical tools was flawed. “As a clinician, I understand the energy and compassion we devote to clients every day. If Clinitote can alleviate even one problem, then we are one step closer to helping clinicians reach their full potential," she said.

Global Perspectives in Occupational Therapy

We sat down with the most recently graduated MA in Occupational Therapy cohort, composed of students from the Philippines, Taiwan, India, Saudi Arabia, China, Israel, and beyond, to discuss their experience joining together in New York City as classmates.

NYU Ability Project and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Partner to Make the Museum and Other Historic Sites More Accessible

Through a new grant, the Museum will partner with the NYU Ability Project to create experiences that are accessible to visitors with disabilities.

Janet Njelesani and a Team of Abu Dhabi Students Study Disability Abuse in Zambian Schools

This past summer, students from NYU's Abu Dhabi campus travelled to Zambia to assist OT Assistant Professor Janet Njelesani on a project looking at violence against students with disability in schools.

Kristie Patten Koenig and Colleagues Awarded NSF Grant to Expand Autism Inclusion Programming

The new grant will expand inclusive maker programming to local high schools and elementary schools.

NYU Ability Project Explores Inclusive Creativity

Creatability — a collaboration between the NYU Ability Project and Google that promotes accessibly creative expression — recently won the prestigious Design Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

Upcoming Events

OT Information Sessions

Come learn about the Occupational Therapy program at New York University. Prospective graduate students will obtain information about the application process, admissions criteria, prerequisite coursework, and the curriculum.

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Occupational Therapy

Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-998-5825
Email: occupational.therapy@nyu.edu

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