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OT 825 The Lived Experience of Disability

Course Description

In this fieldwork course, pairs of first year students meet with a volunteer from the Kingston community who has a disability. The goal of this unique learning relationship is to improve students' understanding of disability and facilitate their embracing the concept of client‐centred practice whereby a client's life experiences are acknowledged and they become partners in the occupational therapy process. (1.5 credit units) Contact Hours: 18