Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2019
Published Online: August 01, 2019
Updated: April 30, 2020
Bringing Sunshine Children Out of Hiding: Exploring a Community-Based Role for OT in Kyrgyzstan
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
Article Information
Intellectual Disabilities / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2019
Bringing Sunshine Children Out of Hiding: Exploring a Community-Based Role for OT in Kyrgyzstan
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311505166. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO6015
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311505166. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO6015
Abstract

Date Presented 04/05/19

OT research is virtually nonexistent in many lower-middle-income countries. In this study, researchers partnered with a community organization to explore a culturally grounded and relevant role for OT with families of children with Down syndrome in Kyrgyzstan.

Primary Author and Speaker: Allison Burns

Contributing Authors: Parul Bakhshi, Kathy Kniepmann, Lauren Milton