Many activities occupy our days—we get up and get dressed, eat breakfast, brush our teeth, text a friend, drive the car, check email—but how can we do these things in the face of major health problems? Occupational therapy helps people regain the skills and tools for the job of living.


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Students teach driving skills to teens with autism
Students teach driving skills to teens with autism

A driving program developed by East Carolina University graduate students is steering some local teens with autism toward greater independence.

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MSOT Virtual Information Session

Department of Occupational Therapy will be hosting a virtual Information Session at 12pm EST on Wednesday June 7. This session will include:

  • overview of the program,
  • overview of the 2017-2018 application process,
  • live question and answer with Dr. Denise Donica,
  • virtual tour of the department.

Please register HERE by June 5 to participate.


Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT®) can be found at The results identified are pass rates of graduates within one year of graduation. They are organized by state and by calendar year. Additionally, you can find graduation and passing rates for our program from the American Occupational Therapy Association's Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) here:

Open House

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Health Sciences Building, Room 1410
6:30-8:00 p.m.

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