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August 2017

Kentucky Adapted Physical Education PROGRAM (KAPE)

KAPE is a WHAS funded program run by EKU faculty and students in partnership with the Telford YMCA, Richmond, KY. Children with disabilities are supported in pool and gym activities for physical fitness, motor skill development and of course having Fun with friends!

Fun Summer OT Class Activities


Every year MSOT Students, in their OTS 836 summer course, travel to Central Kentucky Van and Mobility to learn about safe transfers, mobility and adaptive equipment use in vehicles. Making things fun and interesting, a dress theme is chosen for faculty and students to participate in if they choose.

Successful Big E Welcome 2017

2017 Big E Welcome

Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy faculty and staff participated in Big E Welcome activities Thursday, August 17, 2017. They kicked off the day by cheering on the class of 2021 during the Welcome Walk through the Turner Gate. Later, the freshman participated in hands on activities, facilitated by OS & OT faculty, to help them understand OT's role in rehabilitation. 

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