Episode 12: Alisa Jordan Sheth, PhD , OTR/L and Laura VanPuymbrouck, PhD, OTR/L
This episode we talk with Dr. Alisa Jordan Sheth and Dr. Laura VanPuymbrouck about incorporating disability studies into OT practice, education, and research. Alisa and Laura both received their doctoral degrees in disability studies and have contributed to an article that will be included in this month’s AJOT special issue focusing on disabilities studies.
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Resources Discussed in this Episode:
- D., Mahaffey, L. (2020). “A Legitimate Place in the Profession”: Author Reflections on the 2005 Disability Studies Special Issue. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 75(4):7504180005. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2021.045294 https://ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=2767195&resultClick=3
- Heffron, J. L., Lee, D., VanPuymbrouck, L., Sheth, A. J., & Kish, J. (2019). “The Bigger Picture”: Occupational therapy practitioners’ perspectives on disability studies. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73(2). https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.030163 https://ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=2728011&resultclick=3
- UPIAS. 1976. Fundamental Principles of Disability. London: Union of the Physically Impaired Against Segregation. Accessed February 19 2017. https://tonybaldwinson.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/1975-11-22-upias-and-disability-alliance-fundamental-principles-of-disability.pdf
- Linton, S. (1998) Disability Studies/Not Disability Studies, Disability & Society, 13:4, 525-539, DOI: 10.1080/09687599826588 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09687599826588
- OT and Disability Studies Network @OTDSNetwork
- Bodies of Work https://ahs.uic.edu/disability-human-development/community-partners/bodies-of-work/
- Disability Visibility Project https://disabilityvisibilityproject.com/