American Occupational Therapy Association
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Abstract The teaching of Occupational Therapy began as part of the Special Education program at the Michigan State Normal College in 1941. By 1942, the curriculum was evaluated by the American Medical Association and found to meet the requirements for accreditation, and its first graduating class was in 1944. Today, the program is part of the Eastern Michigan University College of Health and Human Services and offers both undergraduate and master degree programs. The ...
Dates: 1941 - 2011
Abstract Eastern Michigan University has several Occupational Therapy Student Organizations. Beatrice Ward, the director of the Occupational Therapy program, created the Occupational Therapy Club in December 1941 for the mutual support of students enrolled in the program. Pi Theta Epsilon is an Occupational Therapy honor society, and the Eastern Michigan University chapter was established in the 1960s. The Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) was...
Dates: 1942 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1988