By Godfrey Wong (Student Occupational Therapist) and Tim Park (Student Occupational Therapist)
The inclusive design guide cards are intended to be applicable and used in multiple practice settings. In the following examples, we outline our thought process and demonstrate how the cards could be used by occupational therapists.
Tom is an occupational therapist working in a rehabilitation setting for a local hospital. He is working with his client George, who recently experienced a left sided stroke resulting in decreased motor function as well as inattention of his right side. He is currently creating a treatment plan for George who has stated that his goal is to be able to play golf again. Tom wants to design a treatment plan for George that best fits his needs and goals, but is unsure how to go about it. To inform him in his decision making, Tom decides to look through the Inclusive Design Guide
Elizabeth is an occupational therapist in a team meeting with other health professionals to discuss the plan of care for recent admission, Timmy who recently suffered a concussion from playing baseball.
Clark, an occupational therapist, has been hired by a supermarket franchise to act as an accessibility consultant for their new branch store.
The supermarket owner is not sure if he wants spend the extra money now, during the building phase, to make the new store completely accessible.
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