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The study, from UAB’s Institute for Arts in Medicine, shows that learning tricks in a magic camp can boost feelings of self-esteem and confidence in children and adolescents with disabilities.
Learning and performing magic tricks can benefit children and adults with disabilities through rehabilitation in three key areas: dexterity, motivation and socialization.
Tamara Traber is the first graduate of UAB’s online Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy program, the only one like it in Alabama.
Learning and performing magic tricks has been shown to benefit children and adults with disabilities. UAB’s annual Magic Camp is free and open to children ages 9-18 diagnosed with a disability.
The International Symbol of Access has been criticized for its inadequate representation of disability diversity, poorly representing universal design of space and products.
UAB researchers found spending 20 minutes in an urban park will make someone happier — whether they are engaging in exercise or not during the visit.
The new program, inspired by inquiries from both practicing alumni and current occupational therapy students, is designed with post-professional students in mind.
Jenkins’ clinical occupational therapy career included working in the National Health Service (U.K.) within orthopedics, elderly rehabilitation, neurology and the management of severe physical disability.
Students in the School of Health Professions’ Department of Occupational Therapy are now getting real-world experience with a new cross-professional program that uses students from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre as patients.
Fun and games play a crucial role in helping kids prepare their brains, bodies, and social skills for the rest of their lives. But can playtime survive the age of smartphones and packed schedules? UAB occupational therapy faculty and students offer pointers for play.
A new study from UAB could provide the first known data about the impact of dietary patterns on dietary adherence and cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with spinal cord injury.
Play is an important part of child development, and a UAB student research project shows that disparities exist between play spaces depending on where one lives.
UAB’s Department of Occupational Therapy ranks among the best in the United States, according to student reviews.
UAB's James Rimmer is the first researcher focusing on the fitness of people with disabilities to be named to the President's Council on Fitness.

UAB departments most involved in rehabilitation science include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Psychology and Occupational Therapy.

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