Rehabilitation Science (PhD) Overview

Students have opportunities to take part in:

  • Internally- and externally-funded research projects
  • Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research
  • Developing and testing evidence-based practices
  • Teaching experiences in our MOT program
  • Clinical services at the OT Life Skills Clinic
  • Interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Specialize in research with adult rehabilitation or pediatric populations

Current faculty projects with individuals following stroke:

  • Positive psychology interventions for couples coping with stroke
  • Understanding changes in relationships after stroke
  • Neuromotor rehabilitation after stroke

Current faculty projects with individuals with autism spectrum disorder:

  • Improving oral health for children with ASD and hyperresponsivity
  • Interdisciplinary drama intervention to improve social skills for children with ASD
  • Understanding family experiences leading up to the transition to adulthood

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