Sensory adapted dental rooms significantly reduce autistic children’s physiological and behavioral stress during teeth cleanings >
June 2, 2023
Results of USC–CHLA study of 162 autistic children show that safe and feasible adaptations to the clinic environment created more relaxed, less anxious dental care experiences.
April 21, 2023
When designing the USC Peace Garden, student landscape architect Daniela Velazco prioritized people and planting.
April 20, 2023
Henderson was an alumna of the Class of 1946 and the recipient of the 1988 American Occupational Therapy Association's Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship Award.
Earl at Chan
A Tribute to Open Mic BBQs, Swiftie Listening Parties, & Mid-Class G.I. Snack Runs >
May 1, 2023
Hello everyone! It’s been a while since I last wrote a blog and I can’t believe it’s my last one! Bittersweet as it is, I want to dedicate this post to my classmates in the Post-Professional…
April 3, 2023
by The Pre-OT Club
Hello world! Taylor Kamemoto My name is Taylor Kamemoto. I am a current pre-OT student and a senior at USC majoring in Psychology and the Health & Human Sciences. I also have minors in Occupational…
USC Chan Magazine
Daily Affirmations >
Occupational therapist Nora Dixon leads new Lifestyle Redesign® program for supporting transgender and gender expansive clients.
Doing Decolonization >
Faculty members Tessa Milman, Janet Gunter and Jennifer Jones in conversation with USC Chan Magazine editor Mike McNulty about dismantling occupational therapy’s colonial ideologies and practices.
USC OT/PT Summer Institute is Diversifying Tomorrow’s Workforce Today >
How a six-week undergraduate pathway program empowers future occupational, physical therapists from underrepresented minority backgrounds.
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How a student project led to autism training at USC’s Department of Public Safety >
USC Chan students Monica Caris MA ’21, OTD ’22 and Riley McGuire MA ’21, OTD ’22 just wanted to educate people about autism, but already their capstone project has become part of yearly officer training.
Let There Be Peace >
How my pandemic fieldwork experience made me an occupational and social justice practitioner.
Madam Veep >
In July, Director of Admissions and Associate Clinical Professor Arameh Anvarizadeh ’05, MA ’06, OTD ’07 made history as the youngest and first African American-Iranian woman to become vice president of the American Occupational Therapy Association. She recently sat down with the USC Chan Magazine to talk about her action-packed agenda as Vice President, her hopes for the association and where she sees the next generation taking occupational therapy.
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