Based on the current situation, and in order to protect the health of students and staff, we have made adjustments to the way our office is operating. The School of Occupational Therapy Office is open Monday-Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. with a limited number of staff members on site each day. All visitors to the office are required to wear masks that cover both the mouth and nose. We ask that anyone requiring a meeting - either face-to-face or virtual - please contact the appropriate individual to arrange an appointment as our ability to manage drop-in appointments is limited.
OT in Profile
Occupational Therapy professor Debbie Laliberte, the 2019 recipient of the Canadian Association of Occupational (CAOT) Therapists Muriel Driver Memorial Award, delivered the Muriel Driver Memorial Lecture on October 29, 2020.
Debbie is recognized for her extensive contributions to occupational therapy and occupational science, for her support of students and researchers, and for her ongoing contributions to CAOT.
The Memorial lecture provides an opportunity to reflect on the current and future state of the profession, the way it is practiced and the way it could be practised. Congratulations, Debbie. Watch the 2020 Muriel Driver Memorial Lecture.
We acknowledge that Western University is located on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabek (Ah-nish-in-a-bek), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-no-show-nee), Lūnaapéewak (Len-ahpay- wuk) and Attawandaron (Add-a-won-da-run) peoples, on lands connected with the London Township and Sombra Treaties of 1796 and the Dish with One Spoon Covenant Wampum. This land continues to be home to diverse Indigenous peoples (e.g. First Nations, Métis and Inuit) whom we recognize as contemporary stewards of the land and vital contributors of our society.