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  • GoBabyGo Launching at Valpo
    Valparaiso University students in the occupational therapy program at the College of Nursing and Health Professions and the bioengineering major at the College of Engineering are working together to launch a new branch of GoBabyGo in Northwest Indiana this spring. GoBabyGo is best known for its modified, commercially available ride-on cars for […]

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  • A Glimpse into the Indiana Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference
    Every year, occupational therapy practitioners from all corners of Indiana gather for an event that renews their passion for their profession and keeps them at the forefront of the latest developments in occupational therapy. The Indiana Occupational Therapy Association (IOTA) Annual Conference is an enriching experience that brings […]

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  • A Successful Inclusive Nature Play Day
    On June 7, 2023, the Valparaiso University Occupational Therapy Program hosted our first Inclusive Nature Play Day, in collaboration with the Indiana Children and Nature Network. The event was open children and adults of all abilities, and 24 children and 10 caregivers attended the event. We were thrilled […]

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  • Inclusive Nature Play Day
    There is well established evidence that time spent in nature is beneficial for children. According to the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), time spent in nature can improve children’s psychological functioning, attention, vision, and physical health, as well as promote healing and recovery after injury or illness (NEEF, […]

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  • Occupational Engagement in Northwest Indiana
    Valparaiso Occupational Therapy’s mission and vision both emphasize the importance of being connected to the local community. Northwest Indiana (NWI) provides a numerous opportunities to students, related to both their education and their time outside of coursework. There are a variety of occupations, activities that people do everyday […]

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  • Valparaiso Occupational Therapy supports the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
    The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the professional organization for occupational therapy. AOTA represents more than 230,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and occupational therapy students in the United States and beyond, to advance occupational therapy practice, education, and research. Membership in AOTA is voluntary, but Valparaiso […]

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  • Meet our OT Faculty
    Valparaiso Occupational Therapy is thrilled to be starting our program with experienced and well-respected faculty. Today we are featuring Program Director Dr. Story and Clinical Associate Professor Dr. Carroll. Both are well recognized for their contributions to occupational therapy. Dr. Sara Story earned a Bachelor of Science in […]

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Happy Occupational Therapy Month! Every April the Occupational Therapy Community celebrates our profession. The Valparaiso University Occupational Therapy Program is thrilled to join with other OT practitioners to promote our profession this month.

 

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