School of Rehabilitation Sciences news and information
uOttawaâ€™s Occupational and Physiotherapy students: a force to be reckoned with
Last weekend, University of Ottawa occupational therapy and physiotherapy students participated in the largest occupational therapy-physiotherapy (OT/PT) games in Quebec. Read the full story
NEW! Apply to the School of Rehabilitation Sciences' professional programs through ORPAS
Applications for the Audiologie / Orthophonie, ErgothĂ©rapie, PhysiothĂ©rapie programs (offered in French) at uOttawa are now submitted through the Ontario Rehabilitation Sciences Program Application Service (ORPAS).
New book on hearing impairment in children
Early detection and hearing amplification technology mean that we now live in a transition period in the education of children with hearing impairments. This education still requires specialized intervention from a team of professionals in close collaboration with parents. So in her new book entitled â€śApprendre Ă Ă©couter et Ă parler : La dĂ©ficience auditive chez lâ€™enfantâ€ť, Professor Elizabeth Fitzpatrick and a team of experts present the main educational, social, medical and technological issues related to hearing impairment.
Post-doctoral fellow Tricia Morrison receives a 2013 OSOT research grant
Tricia Morrison was awarded $5,000 over one year from the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapy (OSOT) in support of her project entitled â€śUnderstanding Physician Perspectives of Cancer Survivorsâ€™ Work Return and Maintenance to Inform an OT Interventionâ€ť, which she leads alongside her supervisor, Professor Roanne Thomas, Canada Research Chair in Qualitative Health Research with Marginalized Populations, and Professor Paulette Guitard.