The O.T. Expo projects were completed by Occupational Therapy Graduate Students in Milligan's Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program. All O.T. Expo projects have been designed and created to meet the needs of a specific community program.

Recent Submissions

  • Adventures and Abilities: A Role Playing Game 

    Curtis, Rachelle (2018-04)
  • Caregiver Resource Guide 

    Dunaway, Amanda (2018-04)
    This resource guide is a helpful tool for 24 hour caregivers or caregivers visiting a loved one at a facility that are caring for their loved one with dementia. It outlines the brain changes, types of dementia, stages, ...
  • The Un-Bored Board 

    Coffey, Savannah (Savannah Coffey, 2018-04-18)
    The Un-Bored Board is a busy board that incorporates a variety of activities and games that are related to school based learning. This was created based on the comprehension and skill level of one student, and tailored to ...
  • How To: Make Plarn and Crochet Bed Mat 

    Statzer, Jessica (Jessica Statzer, 2018-05-02)
    Make a sleeping mat for a homeless individual by collecting plastic grocery bags to cut and crochet.
  • Sense We Matter- Making the Community Sensory Friendly 

    Odom, Vanessa (2018-04)
    A community wide program implemented to make businesses aware of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Children or adults with SPD can be sensitive to light, sounds, textures, and other sensory input. If you see this logo ...
  • Tai Chi for Jeremiah School Students 

    Miller, Jordan (2018-04-18)
    The tai chi routine was created for students at Jeremiah School, a local school for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The routine takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. A step-by-step instructional guide ...
  • Personalized & Portable OT Activity Case 

    Severt, Jordyn (2018)
  • Photography, Emotions, & OT 

    Wilson, Megan (2018-04)
  • Rearranging the Puzzle 

    Glibbery, Elissa (2018-04-18)
    This is a video highlighting the unique personalities, talents, abilities and interests of individuals with autism attending Jeremiah School. The format includes structured interviews capturing day to day activities at the ...
  • Yoga with Gillian 

    Roberson, Sarah (2018)
    This project was designed for Gillian, a now 6 year old, who was born premature. It contains a Mickey Mouse themed individualized picture book for her to use to do yoga. It also includes a guide yoga book for her mom to ...
  • Weather Wizards 

    Burns, Katherine (2018-04-18)
    An educational tool to help kids practice planning, logical thinking, fine motor, and sensory exploration.
  • The Weight of Success: OT in the Classroom 

    Ritter, Rebecca (2018-04-18)
    Covers of educational fun for lap pads.
  • Shake and Shuffle 

    Johnston, Sarah (2018-04)
    For as long as I can remember, my father has always loved music. He enjoys listening to music, dancing to the music, and attending events that involve music. His Parkinson’s disease has taken away a lot of what he loves ...
  • Unity in the Community 

    Oliver, Paige (2018-04-18)
    An informational booklet about cultural norms and locations for places of interests for varying locations in Johnson City, TN. This book allows for an increase in social participation and allows Johnson City to feel more ...
  • Sprouting Hope at Knollwood Manor 

    Ballou, Rebecca (2018-03-12)
    This project is a raised garden table built for Knollwood Manor Nursing Home. It is portable as well as waterproof, allowing residents to garden year round. The table is also wheelchair accessible. In this submission, you ...
  • Empowering People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Teach Others 

    Fox, Lauren (2018-04)
    This is a guide for anyone working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to enable these individuals to teach skills to others. People with IDD have talents and skills to share with others ...
  • Coming Alongside Individual with Diverse Abilities: Using Occupational Therapy Practices to Promote Inclusion in the Church 

    Tate, Kaylee (2018-04-18)
    This project consists of resources and information on how to meet the needs of individuals with special needs in the church community. The booklet includes calming strategies, tools for effectively communicating emotions, ...
  • Plarn for a Cause 

    Statzer, Jessica (2018-04)
    MAKING PLARN BED MATS FOR THE LOCAL HOMELESS I held classes at the Senior Center, teaching all the participants how to make “plarn”, AKA plastic yarn. We use the plarn to make bed mats for our local homeless individuals. ...
  • Healing Through a Story: How Occupational Therapy Creates Meaning Through the Grief Process 

    Cambron, Faith (2018-04-18)
    As an occupational therapy Expo Project, this book was written in collaboration with Kathryn Schneider in memory of her adoptive daughter, Eiris Hosanna. The occupational therapy student used the writing process of this ...
  • Oncology Emerging with Occupational Therapy 

    Benton, Savannah (Savannah Benton, 2018-04-18)
    This is an intervention book that is for clients receiving chemo. There are a variety of pain relief techniques that are not medication based, as well as psychosocial interventions. It is reader friendly and has step by ...

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