Inside Look

Thinking Like an OT

Written by Cindy Hayden, D. H. Ed., OTR/L, CHT

Joy Anderson, former chair of the occupational therapy department at Eastern Kentucky University, said to me years ago “Once an OT, always and OT”. She was right.

Diabetes Research and Occupational Therapy

Written by Dr. MaryEllen Thompson

Getting Started in Transition Services for Adolescents with High Incidence Disabilities

This workshop will assist school therapists to plan evidence-based and cost-effective strategies for initiating transition services to adolescents with disabilities, including assessment, inter-disciplinary collaboration, and interventions featuring a peer-group approach.

School-Based Occupational Therapists Study

Dr. Doris Pierce, EKU’s Endowed Chair in Occupational Therapy, recently launched the Ohio Occupational Therapy Transition Outcomes (Ohio-OTTO) Study, funded by the Ohio Department of Education’s Office of Exceptional Children.

Friendships and Scars

Written by Dr. Peggy Wittman

Hands and Occupation

Written by Dr. Cindy Hayden

“Man, through the use of his hands, as they are energized by mind and will, can influence the state of his own health." This famous quote from Mary Reilly, delivered in her 1961 Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture, is powerful.

EKU Online Doctorate in Occupational Therapy First of its Kind in the Commonwealth

Eastern Kentucky University has launched a new online doctoral degree program in occupational therapy that is one of just 20 nationwide and the only such program in Kentucky. The EKU program is taught solely online for the convenience of working professionals.

Occupational Science for Occupational Therapy

Dr. Doris Pierce, Endowed Chair in Occupational Therapy at Eastern Kentucky University, will be launching a new occupational therapy book at the 2013 Meeting of the Society for the Study of Occupation: USA, which will be held in Lexington, Kentucky, October 17th to the 19th.