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WVU School of Medicine to unveil new interactive Occupational Therapy lab and classroom

A child in a blue sweatshirt plays a game with two WVU students

Occupational therapy students in the School of Medicine have access to newly-renovated lab and classroom space that will be featured during an open house on Nov. 16. (WVU Photo)

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WHAT: West Virginia University School of Medicine students, faculty and administrators will officially open newly-renovated lab and classroom space providing current and future Occupational Therapy students with the most up-to-date advancements in clinical learning, including a fully ADA accessible studio apartment. 

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m.

WHERE: 1205 Health Sciences South, Morgantown

NOTES: Along with the ADA accessible apartment, the best photo/video opportunities include: 

  • A makers space rooted in collaboration, an area arranged to foster the development of new ideas and the creation of devices and equipment to improve health, well-being, and functional independence.
  • An occupational performance lab serving as a dual-purpose classroom that can be transformed with fold-down mat tables to practice handling skills and a swing to learn sensory integrative strategies.
  • A conference room with study pods to support group and independent study for faculty and students.

Read more about the new WVU Occupational Therapy Lab.



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