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Occupational Therapy: Advocacy

This is a guide for Duquesne University's Occupational Therapy students to assist in researching, writing, learning, networking, and more.

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Accessibility and Technology Resources

These are resources and services that serve the needs of people through advocacy, accessiblity, assistive equipment, and other technologies.

Disability Resources

These three websites assist people living with disabilities.

Independent Living Resources

These organizations help individuals live independent lives. Occupational Therapists can be part of this process.

Olympics and Disabled Physical Activity

International Olympic Committees:

Team USA:


  • Hope Network- Southwest Pennsylvania sports club partner with the US Paralympics
  • NCPAD- Physical activity programs in Pittsburgh for the disabled

Other Organizations:

  • NCPAD- The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability
  • Paradox Sports- Through adaptive equipment, Paradox sports encourages and provides opportunities for the disabled community's participation and pursuit of outdoor sports