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15 März 1917 Jahr - National Society for the Promotion of Occupational Therapy (NSPOT) is founded.

Beschreibung:

Location: Clifton Springs, New York

Members:
George Barton: architect, leader in Britain's arts and crafts movement, personally experienced several disabling conditions (tuberculosis, foot amputation, paralysis on left side of body)
William Dunton: father of occupational therapy, psychiatrist
Eleanor Clarke Slagle: mother of occupational therapy, advocate for habit training
Susan Cox Johnson: arts and crafts teacher
Thomas Kidner: architect, designed facilities that incorporated OT workshops
Isabel Newton: secretary for George Barton, became secretary for NSPOT
Susan Tracy: not present at meeting, nursing instructor

Description: Wanting to establish an organization that would build the profession of occupational therapy and serve its members, these 6 individuals came together. They discussed their dedication to integrating occupation-based therapy into mainstream healthcare services.

Objective of NSPOT: " [1] to study and advance curative occupations for invalids and convalescents; [2] to gather news of progress in OT and to use such knowledge to the common good; [3] to encourage original research, [4] to promote cooperation among OT societies, and with other agencies of rehabilitation”

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19 Jun 2021
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NSPOT/AOTA/AOTF
History of AOTA (previously NSPOT) and AOTF

Datum:

15 März 1917 Jahr
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~ 107 years ago

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