Occupational Therapy Research
Our research laboratories and outreach centers enhance students’ learning through volunteer opportunities, employment, fieldwork, and research.
Assistive Technology Resource Center
The ATRC ensures equal access to technology and electronic information for CSU students and employees with disabilities. Services include assistive technology assessments and training, as well as consultation and education regarding accessibility and universal design of mainstream and instructional technologies.
Center for Community Partnerships
The Center for Community Partnerships (CCP) is a direct services and outreach arm of the Department of Occupational Therapy at Colorado State University. In operation since 1985, the CCP is funded through grants, fee-for-service and gifted contributions, allowing the Center to continue providing and improving vital individualized, consultative, and educational services that focus on increasing access to employment, education, independent living, recreation, and the community as a whole for young adults and adults with disabilities.
Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation
The CLDR is based at the University of Texas Medical Branch and includes a consortium of investigators from University of Texas Medical Branch, Cornell University, University of Michigan and Colorado State University. The Center provides education and training opportunities as well as essential infrastructure to enhance capacity for data sharing and secondary analysis of existing data in rehabilitation and disability research.
Center for Occupational Therapy Education
We specialize in helping programs infuse the concept of occupation in and through all student learning.
Life Outcomes After Brain Injury Research Program
Life Outcomes after Brain Injury is a research center located within the department which focuses on screening students for possible traumatic brain injury, life outcomes, and care access following brain injury.
Research in the Neurorehabilitation Laboratories includes two research areas: Sport Concussion and Occupational REhabilitation (SCORE) and Visuo-vestibular Integration and Visual Environment (VIVE).
Occupational Experience Profile
The Occupational Experience Profile, formerly the PPR Profile is an occupation-focused assessment designed for use in practice, education and research by occupational therapy practitioners.
Restoring Effective Sleep Tranquility
Restoring Effective Sleep Tranquility is a program that has been offering group-based and individualized sleep improvement education and support to qualifying post-9/11 student veterans since 2015. The program is directed and delivered by occupational therapists with advanced clinical training in cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.