Kelsey Jarolim, Mary Isaacson, Shelby Dickerson, Ashley Rankin, Chan Hellman; The Professor Paws Project: Innovative Strategies for Educating Middle and High School Students About OT and Service Dogs. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411510269. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO5025
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Date Presented 03/27/20
OTs and service dogs specialize in helping people to live their lives as independently as possible. The purpose of this study was to determine if a program combining service-dog education and information about careers in OT would improve understanding of service dogs and increase knowledge and peak interest in OT careers for 7th through 12th grade students. The Professor Paws Project model of combining service-dog education with OT career education is a successful model.
Primary Author and Speaker: Mary Isaacson
Additional Authors and Speakers: Kelsey Jarolim, Shelby Dickerson
Contributing Authors: Ashley Rankin, Chan Hellman
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