Thursday, 1 March 2018

OT in the News: Canada’s First Occupational Therapy Program

The Globe and Mail looks back 100 years to the day and commemorates our beginnings by highlighting the University of Toronto’s six-week program that gave 21 women skills to help injured soldiers get back to their regular, daily activities. Within a year and a half, 300 women were enrolled in a six-month course, and occupational therapy was born! Shelby Blackley remembers our beginnings here (scroll to bottom of page)

Post by Catherine Lloyd, fieldwork student with CAOT-BC


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