Women with disabilities experience challenges with participating in meaningful occupations of motherhood; therefore, there is a need to determine what occupational therapy interventions are effective to promote increased participation within the role of motherhood
For women with disabilities, what are effective interventions within the scope of occupational therapy practice that increase participation in the role of motherhood?
By the end of the presentation participants will be able to:
- Recognize the prevalence of disability on mothers and how disability impacts participation in occupations relating to motherhood
- Discuss the need for occupational therapy (OT) interventions that are effective in facilitating participation in occupations relating to the role of motherhood
- Describe the role of OT services for mothers with disabilities
Abi-Daher, Juliette G.; Gardiner, Jacqueline A.; Stefankiewicz, Kristin R.; and Wilcox, Stacey M., "MOTherhood: How Occupational Therapy Can Support the Role of Mothers with a Disability" (2019). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 82.