Poster Session
Issue Date: August 01, 2019
Published Online: November 15, 2019
Updated: November 26, 2019
Participation in Advocacy-Related Occupations Among People With Disabilities: Assessing Program Outcomes of an Advocacy Workshop
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Article Information
Advocacy / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2019
Participation in Advocacy-Related Occupations Among People With Disabilities: Assessing Program Outcomes of an Advocacy Workshop
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311520414. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO3031
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311520414. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO3031
Abstract

Date Presented 04/04/19

Literature from community-based advocacy programs show positive social outcomes, including increased self-advocacy among participants. Toward this end, a partnership among an OT program and a Center for Independent Living has formed an advocacy workshop for community members. The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the outcomes of this workshop. Participants will learn about the importance of evidence for the use of advocacy-building within OT practice.

Primary Author and Speaker: Audrey Tarbutton

Additional Authors and Speakers: Rachel Bendewald, Stefanie Austin

Contributing Authors: Jennifer Summers, Hayley Monforte