This collection represents a sample of faculty work from the School of Occupational Therapy. The Occupational Therapy Faculty members are recognized experts in their fields of study in both national and international venues. Faculty expertise covers the depth and breadth of occupational therapy practice and education including: mental health interventions, low vision rehabilitation, aging-in-place, geriatrics, pediatrics, rehabilitation of those with orthopedic or neurological conditions, school-based services, ergonomics, teaching and learning, and research.

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Submissions from 2014

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Feasibility And Effect Of A Professional Education Workshop For Occupational Therapists' Management Of Upper-limb Poststroke Sensory Impairment, Susan D. Doyle and Sally Bennett

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Upper Limb Post-stroke Sensory Impairments: The Survivor's Experience, Susan D. Doyle, Sally Bennett, and Brian Dudgeon

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Activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living, Anne Birge James

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Restoring the role of the independent person, Anne Birge James

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Resources for instructors for Willard & Spackman’s occupational therapy, Anne Birge James and Barbara A. Boyt Schell

Submissions from 2013

Upper limb post-stroke sensory impairments: the survivor’s experience, Susan D. Doyle, Sally Bennett, and Brian Dudgeon

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Appraising and understanding systematic reviews of quantitative and qualitative evidence, Susan D. Doyle, Sally Bennett, D. O'Connor, and K. Hannes

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Clinical decision making when addressing Upper Limb Post-stroke Sensory Impairments, Susan D. Doyle, Louise Gustafsson, and Sally Bennett

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Occupational Therapy For Upper Limb Post-stroke Sensory Impairments: A Survey, Susan D. Doyle, Louise Gustafsson, and Sally Bennett

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Supports and Barriers as Experienced by Individuals with Vision Loss from Diabetes, Tatiana Kaminsky, Pamela H. Mitchell, Elaine A. Thompson, Brian J. Dudgeon, and Janet M. Powell

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It’s Playtime!, Kari Jeanne Tanta

Screen Time: How much is too much? And It’s Stressful Being a Kid, Kari Jeanne Tanta

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Play, Kari Jeanne Tanta and Susan H. Knox

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A Survey of Pediatric Occupational Therapists’ Use of Play, Kari Jeanne Tanta, Heather Miller Kuhaneck, Allison Kristine Coombs, and Heather Pannone

Submissions from 2012

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Occupational therapy evaluation and intervention related to education, Yvonne L. Swinth

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Protocol Development for Infants with Orthopedic complications in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Brachial Plexus Injuries and Clubfoot, Kari Jeanne Tanta, Kari Gunsolus, Nicole Harley, Kara Grosvenor, Janalynn Garcia, and Tracy Jirikowic

Submissions from 2011

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Commentary On Collaboration, Barbara Hanft and Yvonne Swinth

Identifying and overcoming barriers to learning research in occupational therapy through participatory action research, Anne Birge James

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Editorial, Yvonne Swinth

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Release of 2011 Part C Regulations for Early Intervention Programs, Kari Jeanne Tanta

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Research Pyramid: A New Evidence-based Practice Model For Occupational Therapy, George, S. Tomlin and Bernliard Borgetto

Submissions from 2010

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Response to Commentary, ‘Evidence for the retraining of sensation after stroke remains limited’, Susan D. Doyle and Sally Bennett

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Interventions for sensory impairment in the upper limb after stroke, Susan D. Doyle, Susan E. Fasoli, Sally Bennett, and Kryss T. McKenna

Identifying and overcoming barriers to understanding research using participatory action research with occupational therapy students, Anne Birge James

As Students Become Adults: The Role Of Occupational Therapy In The Transition Process, Heather Juan and Yvonne Swinth

The role of occupational therapy in successful aging, Tatiana Kaminsky

Editorial, Yvonne Swinth

Editorial, Yvonne Swinth

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Occupational therapy school-based settings for children with autism spectrum disorder, Yvonne L. Swinth

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As Students Become Adults: The Role of Occupational Therapy in the Transition Process As Students Become Adults: The Role of Occupational Therapy in the Transition Process, Yvonne L. Swinth and Heather G. Juan

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Influencing participation through assistive technology, Yvonne L. Swinth, J. Schoonover, and R. Grove

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Autism spectrum disorders: play, peer interaction, and friendship, Kari Jeanne Tanta

Toys, Toys, Toys!, Kari Jeanne Tanta

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NICU primer for occupational therapists: Exploring the needs of fragile infants, the context in which they are cared for, and the role of OT in this specialized practice area – part I of II, Kari Jeanne Tanta and Shelley Youngblood Langton

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NICU primer for occupational therapists: Therapeutic staffing trends in northwest neonatal intensive care units – part II of II, Kari Jeanne Tanta and Shelley Youngblood Langton

Nicu Primer For Occupational Therapists: Exploring The Needs Of Fragile Infants, The Context In Which They Are Cared For, And The Role Of Ot In This Specialized Practice Area-part I Of Ii, Kari Tanta and Shelley Youngblood Langton

Nicu Primer For Occupational Therapists: Therapeutic Staffing Trends In Northwest Neonatal Intensive Care Units-part Ii Of Ii, Kari Tanta and Shelley Youngblood Langton

Submissions from 2009

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Appraising and understanding systematic reviews and meta-analyses, Susan D. Doyle and Sally Bennett

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Activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living, Anne Birge James

Changes in critical thinking during level II fieldwork, Anne Birge James and E. Stevens-Nafai

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Editorial, Yvonne Swinth

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We Are An International Community, Yvonne Swinth

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Occupational therapy evaluation and intervention related to education, Yvonne L. Swinth

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Play or Pay, Kari Jeanne Tanta

Submissions from 2008

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School-based Services: What Does Ot Bring To The Ifsp And Iep Table?, Catherine Candler, Gloria Frolek-Clark, and Yvonne Swinth

Finding evidence online: Cochrane Collaboration, Susan D. Doyle

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Restoring the role of the independent person, Anne Birge James

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A Group Proprioceptive Program's Effect On Physical Aggression In Children, Margarita Lopez and Yvonne Swinth

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Editorial, Yvonne Swinth

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Editorial, Yvonne Swinth

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Editorial, Yvonne Swinth

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Accessing play through assistive technology, Yvonne L. Swinth and J. Deitz

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A group proprioceptive program’s effect on physical aggression in children, Yvonne L. Swinth and Margarita Lopez

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OTPF: Application to Early Intervention, Kari Jeanne Tanta

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Revised Knox Preschool Play Scale: Inter-rater Agreement and Construct Validity, Kari Jeanne Tanta, Milena Jankovich, Jacqueline Mullen, Erin Rinear, and Jean Deitz

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Play, Leisure, and Social Participation in School-based Practice, Kari Jeanne Tanta and Yvonne L. Swinth

Scientific reasoning, George Tomlin

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The Little Room Make-n-take Workshop, Shelley Youngblood Langton and Yvonne Swinth

Submissions from 2007

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Virtual cues and functional mobility of people with Parkinson's disease: A single-subject pilot study, Tatiana A. Kaminsky, Brian J. Dudgeon, Felix F. Billingsley, Pamela H. Mitchell, and Suzanne J. Weghorst

Community mobility and the older driver: A curriculum for the entry level practitioner, Susan D. (Leicht) Doyle, M. Kane, and D. Twardowski

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Occupational therapy: Effective school-based practices within a policy context, Yvonne L. Swinth, Karen C. Spencer, and Leslie L. Jackson

Submissions from 2005

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The Relationship Between Frequency of Participation in Play Activities and Kindergarten Readiness, Susan D. Doyle, Diane Long, Jillian Bergeron, and Catherine Y. Gordon

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Self-regulated learning in a field-based setting: Metacognitive and motivational strategies used by occupational therapy fieldwork students to develop clinical competence (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Connecticut, 2005), Anne Birge James

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Professional development, Anne Birge James and M. T. Kehrhahn

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Psychologists perceptions of Occupational Therapy with clients with eating disorders, Susan D. (Leicht) Doyle, Amy Robinson, and Marilyn Kane

Defining the role of occupational therapy to support literacy development, Yvonne L. Swinth and B. Bell

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The Effects of Peer-Play Level on Initiations and Responses of Preschool Children With Delayed Play Skills, Kari Jeanne Tanta, Jean C. Deitz, Owen White, and Felix Billingsley

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The Use Of Interactive Video Client Simulation Scores To Predict Clinical Performance Of Occupational Therapy Students, George, S. Tomlin

Submissions from 2004

Occupational Therapy Service Delivery in School Settings: Contemporary Issues and Trends, Yvonne L. Swinth

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Occupational Therapy in School-Based Settings, Yvonne L. Swinth, Barbara Chandler, Barbara Hanft, Leslie Jackson, and Jayne Shepherd

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Autism spectrum disorders and peer interaction: Strategies to promote peer interaction and friendship, Kari Jeanne Tanta

Submissions from 2003

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Sensory Modulation Dysfunction And The Wilbarger Protocol: An Evidence Review, A. Foss; Yvonne Swinth; Juli McGruder; and George, S. Tomlin

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Biomechanical frame of reference, Anne Birge James

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Increasing compliance with stretch breaks in computer users through reminder software, Anne Birge James, Melissa Monsey, Irina Ioffe, Angela Beatini, Betsy Lukey, and Andrea Santiago

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Book Review: Case studies in neuroscience, Susan D. (Leicht) Doyle

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Book Review: Case studies in rehabilitation, Susan D. (Leicht) Doyle

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Book Review: Case studies through the healthcare continuum: A workbook for the occupational therapy student, Susan D. (Leicht) Doyle

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Weighted Wrist Cuffs For Tremor Reduction During Eating In Adults With Static Brain Lesions, Juli McGruder; D. Cors; A. M. Tiernan; and George, S. Tomlin

The Framework And Pre-service Education For School-based Settings, Yvonne Swinth

Update On School-based Practice, Yvonne Swinth and D. Handley-More

Submissions from 2002

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Representations Of Race, Ethnicity, And Social Class In Case Examples In The American Journal Of Occupational Therapy, Lisa Cena; Juli McGruder; and George, S. Tomlin

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Powered Mobility And Preschoolers With Complex Developmental Delays, Jean Deitz, Yvonne Swinth, and Owen White

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Factors Related To Evidence-based Practice Among Us Occupational Therapy Clinicians, Am Dysart and George, S. Tomlin

Child’s Play, Kari Jeanne Tanta

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Multisensory Approach To Handwriting Remediation: Perceptions Of School-based Occupational Therapists, Sara Woodward and Yvonne Swinth

Submissions from 2001

Pencil Grasp And Children's Handwriting Legibility During Different-length Writing Tasks, Jl Dennis and Yvonne Swinth

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Clinical interpretation of “Occupational Therapy Goal Achievement for Persons with Postacute Cerebrovascular Accident in an On-Campus Student Clinic”, Anne Birge James

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Service-Learning: Linking the Classroom to Practice, Anne Birge James

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Professional development and socialization, Anne Birge James and M. T. Kehrhahn

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Occupational Therapy Goal Achievement For Persons With Postacute Cerebrovascular Accident In An On-campus Student Clinic, P. Lavelle and George, S. Tomlin

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Clinical reasoning: Looking back, Susan D. (Leicht) Doyle and Anne Dickerson

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Research activities in an occupational therapy foundations course, George Tomlin

Submissions from 2000

The Development Of Self-determination By Students With Disabilities: What Is The Role Of Occupational Therapy?, Yvonne Swinth

Transitioning Young Children to School-Based Services: Perspectives from and Early Intervention Program, Kari Jeanne Tanta, C. Heistand, L. Adams, and S. Sparks

Submissions from 1999

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Metabolic and morphological stability of motoneurons in response to chronically elevated neuromuscular activity, Jung A. Kim, R. R. Roy, A. Ishihara, J. A. Lee, M. Fox, and V. R. Edgerton

Play in Occupational Therapy Questionnaire, Kari Jeanne Tanta

Submissions from 1998

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The role of play in pediatric occupational therapy, Kari Jeanne (Couch) Tanta, Jean C. Deitz, and Elizabeth M. Kanny

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Treatment of activities of daily living, Anne Birge James, Margo B. Holm, and J. C. Rogers

Occupational therapy for backs, Kari Jeanne Tanta

Submissions from 1997

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Theoretical and technical competence and appropriate education for use of nine physical agent modalities, Anne Birge James, Julie H. Glauner, Ann M. (Ekes) Wilson, and Margo B. Holm