Saturday, July 24, 2010

Great OPPORTUNITY for OT Students across the globe for doing Clinical Placement at INCREDIBLE INDIA.

We at Dept. of Occupational Therapy, Manipal University offer an excellent ambience for international students – great academic ambience, intense clinical exposure, competent clinical supervisors, safe university accommodation, health care facility, 24X7 internet facility, opportunity to interact with Indian OT students, and getting the taste of Indian Hospitality, Diverse Culture, Cuisine and above all Indian Brand of Occupational Therapy.

The Department of Occupational Therapy is a premiere centre and sets high standard in the field of OT Education & OT Clinical Services. The OTs here perform the dual role of an academician & a clinician.
·         The OT Dept. is located within the premises of 1500 bedded Manipal University Kasturba Hospital.
·         The OT Dept. has the following clinical units- Orthopedic & Surgical Rehabilitation Unit, Neurosciences Rehabilitation Unit, Child Habilitation Unit, Mental Health Unit, Hand Rehabilitation & Hand Splinting Unit.
·         Standard Assessment Laboratory 

·         One month Certificate Course in Hand Splinting [since …2007].
·         The OT Dept. already has extended support to students from international universities in UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, Norway, Austria and Denmark for Clinical Placement.
·         Bachelor of Occupational Therapy [4½ years, full time, since 1994, recognized by WFOT]
·         Master in Occupational Therapy [post professional, full time, 2 years, since 2002, major in musculoskeletal condition, neurosciences, child health]
·         The OT Dept. offers up-gradation of professional qualification [from Diploma to Degree] through lateral entry into the regular programs at Manipal University Campus for international OTs. The program has started with African OTs from Nigeria.
Shovan Saha, BOT, MOT
Associate Professor & Head
Dept. of Occupational Therapy
Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences
Manipal University
Manipal, Udupi- 576104, Karnataka, India.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Call for papers

2011 National Conference Call for Papers - Now Open

The Occupational Therapy Australia National Conference will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from Wednesday 29 June - Friday 1 July, 2011.
log on to conference website for details

Job at Manipal

A post of ASSISTANT LECTURER is available at Dept. of Occupational Therapy, Manipal University.
Qualification: BOT[from recognized program]
Salary: Rs. 13,000/- pm [appox]
Work responsibility: Teaching & Clinical
Clinical Area: General Medicine
Job duration: It is a adhoc post for two years
Send in your updated resume by post on the under mentioned address by 30th July, 2010
Contact: Shovan Saha, Associate Professor & Head, Dept. of Occupational Therapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal-576104, Udupi, Karnataka.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

International program for professionals in Pediatrics at Bangalore-India!


FiVE is pleased to announce this year’s International program for professionals in Pediatrics at Bangalore-India!

This August, we are organizing, just for your benefit, a three day International Training workshop “Understanding Asperger’s Syndrome – the other end of the Autism Spectrum” by two renowned American experts.

1. Timothy P. Kowalski author of the famous book “The Source for Asperger’s Syndrome”

2. Carol Stock Kranowitz author of the famous book “The Out-of-Sync child

High Functioning Autism vs Asperger’s Syndrome – same or different! This is the current hot debate all over the world. For the first time in India , we bring you a program dedicated to the higher functioning but lesser understood side of the autism spectrum – Asperger’s Syndrome.

It is three days of fun and interaction filled with current insights into Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our two experts are coming all the way to help us understand the thin-line that differentiates the two and equip us with the recent trends in diagnosis and intervention.

Come and take advantage of this unique learning opportunity!

For more details, please visit or email us.

Kind regards,

Mathew Easow

Director - FiVE


occupational therapy job in bangalore

Shristi Special Academy is a Registered Charitable Society that partners with the Mentally Challenged and Autistic to foster independence in them and acceptance in the community


Qualification/skills/experience: Fresh/ Experienced B.OT/M.OT graduates from a reputed institute. Proficiency in written and spoken English is a must

Vacancies -2

Experience in Sensory Integration/ADLs/Designing aids and appliances/modification of job sites to suit the specific needs of MR/CP/Autism necessary

Interested candidates may send in their resume to, Fresher’s MOT: Rs. 12,000/- to 15,000/- pm. Fresher’s BOT: Rs. 8,000/- to 10,000/- pm.

Occupational Therapy job in Chennai

Wanted Occupational Therapist for our center located in Chennai.
No.of posts:3 [Full time & Part time]
Please contact Ms.Akila Palani, Principal, BRIGHT-The learning Center,School for Autism,ADHD,LD & other Developmental Delay,Mogappair,Chennai.
Cell: 9283127274,9444975955
Qualification: BOT  Salary: 8000 - 10,000 pm [negotiable if applicant has more experience].

Occupational Therapy job in Kerala

The Wellcare Institute of Speech & Hearing is looking for an OT with BOT Qualification

Salary: Negotiable

Contact Details: The Director, Wellcare Institute of Speech & Hearing [WISH], Behind Nazeera Driving School, Kovoor, Medical College PO., Calicut-673008, Kerala

Ph: 0495-6451064, 3015568


Minimum Qualification of Teachers in OT according to UGC




i. Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy (B.O.T./B. Th.O./B.O.Th.), Masters

in Occupational Therapy (M.O.Th/M.Th.O./ M.Sc. O.T/M.OT.) with at least

55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system

is followed) from a recognized University.


i. Master in Occupational Therapy (M.O.T./M.O.Th./M.Sc. O.T.) with eight years

experience as Assistant Professor.

ii. Desirable: Higher Qualification like Ph. D. in any discipline in occupational

therapy recognized by the UGC/independent published work of higher



i. Masters in Occupational Therapy (M.O.T. / M.O.Th./M.Th.O./M.Sc. O.T.) with

eleven years total experience including five years experience as Associate

Professor (Occupational Therapy).


ii. Desirable: Higher Qualification like Ph. D. in any discipline in occupational

therapy recognized by the UGC/independent published work of high standard.


Masters in Occupational Therapy (M.O.T./M.Th.O./M.Oth./M.Sc. O.T.) with

fifteen years experience, which shall include five years experience as

Professor (Occupational Therapy).

i. Senior-most Professor shall be the Principal / Director / Dean.

ii. Desirable: Higher qualification like Ph. D. in any discipline in occupational

therapy recognized by the UGC/ independent published work of high


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