Integrating disability studies concepts into occupational therapy education using service learning.

@article{Gitlow2005IntegratingDS,
  title={Integrating disability studies concepts into occupational therapy education using service learning.},
  author={Lynn Gitlow and Kathleen Flecky},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={59 5},
  pages={546-53}
}
This article describes an occupational therapy educational program's experience with service-learning courses that has fostered student learning about service to the community and disability as a multidimensional construct. Faculty-reflective perspectives about disability and ways to enhance learning about disability as a human experience are presented as an important consideration for health care education curriculum design and course development. Through review of educational evaluation… CONTINUE READING