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Occupational Therapy Insights

Feb 28, 2022

The Persons with Disability (PWD) are the minority group dehumanized in the
church. The subject of disability is complicated because of the impact of the Judeo-Christian
teachings. The Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) in Zimbabwe is a leading Pentecostal church
with a pastoral ministry theology which emphasises divine...

Feb 27, 2022

There has been an overwhelming call to improve the understanding of how
children develop within an African context as Euro-American definitions of competence have
been uncritically adopted as the norm for children in Africa. The activities that children engage
in within the family setting are seen as important to...

Feb 26, 2022

Background: There is increasing interest in the collection of globally comparable disability data. Context may influence not only the rates but also the nature of disability, thus locally collected data may be of greater use in service delivery planning than national surveys.

Objectives: The objective of this article...

Feb 25, 2022

Background: Plaster of Paris (POP) is being used in different ways in the field of medicine, dentistry and rehabilitation. One of its uses is in the manufacture of models of body segments
in prosthetics and orthotics. It is used as a one-off procedure in which the used material is dismantled and discarded. The...

Feb 24, 2022

Historically, challenges faced by students with disabilities (SWDs) in accessing higher education institutions (HEIs) were attributed to limited public funding. The introduction of progressive funding models such as disability scholarships served to widen access to, and participation in, higher education for SWDs....