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Recent News Stories

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.

Promoting Neurodiversity through Film

Congratulations to Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy Kristie Patten Koenig for winning an NYU Steinhardt Faculty Development and Diversity Innovation Project grant.

Global Perspectives: OT Students Study Rehab in Israel

This year, Associate Professors Yael Goverover and Gerry Voelbel traveled to Israel with students to participate in a course entitled “Disability in a Global Context.”

Upcoming Events

Anne Cronin Mosey Lecture

The Anne Cronin Mosey Lecture addresses key issues facing the occupational therapy profession through thought-provoking dialogue.

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.