Theses/Dissertations from 2018


Dissertation: Enhancing Collaboration Regarding Long-Term Therapy Planning for Children with Chronic Conditions Using Participatory Action Research, Victoria Ann McQuiddy


Capstone: Comprehensive Occupational Therapy in a Breast Cancer Program, Nicole Renee Scheiman


Dissertation: Fine Motor Skills and the Occupations of Young Adults with Multiple Sclerosis, Mary Squillace

Theses/Dissertations from 2017


Dissertation: Effect of Slant Boards in Combination with Handwriting Practice, Kristen N. Brevoort


Dissertation: Effects of Moderate Pressure Massage on Self-Regulation and Play in Preterm Babies, Helene Chaya Hendel


Capstone: Community Living Integration Club for Women in Recovery from Sex Trafficking, Toni Thompson


Dissertation: Leadership within Occupational Therapy : A Mixed Methods Study, Scott Truskowski

Theses/Dissertations from 2016


Dissertation: Assistive Technology Provision by Occupational Therapists : A Process and Tools for Managing Clients with Spinal Cord Injury, Ikechukwu Anthony Igbo


Dissertation: Effect of Lighting on Performance of Tasks Requiring Near Vision in Older Adults, Karen Leigh James


Dissertation: Occupational Therapy Services and Clinical Decision Making in Oncology Care: A Mixed Methods Approach, Sheila M. Longpre'


Dissertation: Occupational therapy discharge planning and recommendations in acute care: An action research study, Helene Smith-Gabai


Dissertation: Lived Experience of Adolescents with Chronic Pain: A Phenomenological Study, Ryan Christopher Suder

Theses/Dissertations from 2015


Capstone: Individual Case Study: The SOS Approach to Feeding, Amy Dow


Dissertation: Exploratory study of breast cancer survivors' lived experience : activity engagement during and after breast cancer treatment, Anne Fleischer


Dissertation: Participatory Action Research to Improve Caregiver Education based on Cognitive Performance Test Results for Persons with Alzheimer's Disease or Mild Cognitive Impairments, Terrianne Jones

Dissertation: Environmental and family factors affecting the participation of young children with cerebral palsy: An ecocultural perspective, Claire Morress


Dissertation: Employment Needs of the Age 21 and Over ID Population in South Florida : An Occupational Therapy Perspective, Ingris Treminio

Theses/Dissertations from 2014


Dissertation: Contextual aspects influencing mothers' placement considerations for their children with autism, Margaret E. Moffett Boyd


Dissertation: Measuring the playfulness of children with special needs in occupational therapist led, caregiver-included community playgroups, Sarah Fabrizi


Capstone: Adapting the Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregivers Health (REACH) program for use in a nursing home setting, Edward Golden


Capstone: Evidence-Based Health Literacy Training Program for Occupational Therapy Professionals : Program Development and Evaluation, An, Cheryl Miller-Scott


Dissertation: Sensory intervention to improve sleep behaviors and social participation of children in Israel with Sensory Modulation Disorder, Geela Spira


Dissertation: Planning for the future : a grounded theory study of well older adults' decision-making regarding home modifications, Kathleen Subasic


Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Attachment and sensory modulation : exploring connections in young children, Deborah Whitcomb

Theses/Dissertations from 2013


Dissertation: Usefulness of the MMS and S5 for Assessing Medication Management Capacity for Clients Post-Stroke, Jessica Jean Bolduc

Theses/Dissertations from 2011


Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Voice of Obesity: The Lived Experience of Mexican-American Women with Obesity Living along the El Paso/Mexico Border, Karen Funk


Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Adolescents' lived experiences during treatment of cancer and impact on social participation, Gary Grimaldi


Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Sensory processing disorder : prevalence and influence on participation in children, Tami Lawrence


Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Uncovering the complexities associated with promoting health : mothers' perceptions of the challenges and supports to raising healthy children in today's society, Laura Schmelzer

Theses/Dissertations from 2010


Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Lived experiences of older mothers of adults with intellectual disabilities, Susan Merrill


Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Participatory action research to examine the current state of practice in the wheelchair assessment and procurement process, Teresa Plummer

Dissertation: Effectiveness of an ergonomic program for cosmetologists, Jacqueline Walter

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

Dissertation: Social participation patterns and preferences : a mixed methods study of children on the autism spectrum, Lisa Crabtree

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

Dissertation: Meaning and occupational engagement in a day program for adults with developmental disabilities, Wanda Jean Mahoney


Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Occupational performance of collegiate high-risk drinking as a serious leisure hobby, Susan Margret Maloney

Dissertation: Occupational participation of older Puerto Rican adults, Elsa Michelle Orellano


Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Relationship of Personality Types and Temperament Traits to the Occupational Profile of Adults with Asperger Syndrome and Related Autism Spectrum Disorders, Debra Scurlock

Dissertation: Mothers' perceptions of occupations related to mothering a child with feeding difficulties, Kristin Winston

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

Dissertation: Validity of the newly translated and culturally-adapted Spanish version of the children's assessment of participation and enjoyment & preferences for activities of children, Wanda Coloʹn

Dissertation: Relationship between clinical reasoning skills and certification exam performance in occupational therapy candidates, Kari Inda

Dissertation: Changes in edema, pain, or range of motion following manual edema mobilization : a single-case design study, Victoria Priganc

Dissertation: Effect of assistive technology devices and services in a public school setting, Anne H. Watson

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

Dissertation: Relationship of motor skills and social skills to out-of-school activity participation patterns in children with Asberger Syndrome, Claudia Hilton

Dissertation: How engagement in occupation affects older women's adaptation to low vision, Theresa Marie Smith

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

Dissertation: Patterns of participation in out-of-school activities among children in homeless shelters, Theresa Petrenchik

Dissertation: Correlational study between structured clinical observations and the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test, Gustavo Alejandro Reinoso

Dissertation: Valued occupations, social participation, and quality of life of the brain injury survivor: A Path Analysis, Charles Douglas Simmons

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

Dissertation: Effectiveness of Faculty Training About Academic Accommodations: Impact on perceptions and Intentions, Nancy Vandewiele Milligan

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

Dissertation: Caregiver well-being and occupational lifestyle enrichment : a comparative case study, Wendy Krupnick

Dissertation: Sensory modulation and affective disorders in children and adolescents with asperger syndrome, Elizabeth Pfeiffer

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

Dissertation: Reliability of the Hareau thumb opposition goniometer, Janine Hareau Bonomi

Dissertation: Long-term effectiveness of two occupational therapy interventions on the lives of people with MS : a randomized controlled trial, Sherrilene Classen

Dissertation: Relationship between sensory processing and self care for children with autism ages two to four, Sonia Kay

Dissertation: Effectiveness of two different occupational therapy interventions with individuals with multiple sclerosis : a randomized controlled trial, Catherine Peirce

Dissertation: Practice patterns of occupational therapists related to driving, Wendy Stav

Theses/Dissertations from 2000

Dissertation: Perceived experiences of well senior women engaged in occupational lifestyle redesign, Elysa Lipschutz

Dissertation: Families, children with autism and everyday occupations, Elizabeth Werner

Theses/Dissertations from 1999

Dissertation: Impact of a fitness program on the ability of long-term survivors of spinal cord injury to participate in daily living activities, Nancy Marshall

Dissertation: Qualitative study of therapists' treatment choices and patients' treatment preferences in hand therapy, Robinette Strutton-Amaker