NYU @ WFOT: The Intersections of Disability and Violence

All over the world, persons with disabilities- physical, intellectual, psychological, and others- face disproportionate rates of violence compared to the general population. Persons with disabilities can experience the same types of abuse as non-disabled people; however, they can also experience abuse related specifically to their disability. Reducing and mitigating the effects of violence against persons […]

Addressing Bullying Against Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities are more likely than their non-disabled peers to experience bullying in school. School-based occupational therapists play a crucial role in the provision of comprehensive services to students with disabilities. Although occupational therapists have the expertise and a professional and ethical responsibility to promote the health and safety of their students, occupational therapy […]