The faculty of the Department of Occupational Therapy have an array of research interests. Current investigations address topics related to

  • Sensory integration and processing in children
  • Animal models of sensory integration and processing
  • Development of praxis in young children
  • Sensorimotor integration and motor learning
  • Teamwork and personnel preparation
  • Community engagement and partnership
  • Cognitive rehabilitation for individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury and with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Racial and ethnic issues for individuals with disabilities
  • Low vision rehabilitation
  • The Intentional Relationship Model

To find out more about some of these programs of research, click on the tabs to the left. For research that is not described on these tabs, please contact appropriate faculty. Faculty interests can be found on our faculty pages.