Thursday, December 29, 2011

14 credit hours for both students & delegates.

Dear All,
 I request you to please spread this message about OTICON-2012
Those who will attend the conference will be awarded with 14 credit hours for both students & delegates.
So please take advantage of this.

Dr. Krunal Desai,
Occupational Therapist & Rehabilitation consultant
Consultant Astrologer & Vastu Scholar
Secretary General,
National Human Rights Council of India
+91 9987 595 772
For more information about OTICON please visit:

Occupational Therapy: A Global perspective

Dear Sir/ Madam,

We are pleased to share with you that Dr. Kit Sinclair, immediate past President of WFOT and a world renowned personality in the field of Occupational Therapy has kindly consented to be the Key resource person for a COTE Program at Department of Occupational Therapy, MCOAHS, Manipal, on 24th Jan, 2012.
The visit of WFOT President to an Occupational Therapy school in India will be a historical moment, as this has not happened ever before. It would open up great opportunity for Indian OT’s to interact with the WFOT President face to face. Getting to hear about world occupational therapy perspective from an authority of the stature of Kit Sinclair will be very exciting. Kit Sinclair has been a very learned research scholar and an astute administrator and had tremendous impact on world OT.

We would request your kind office & self to give the news a wide circulation.
The details of the seminar are enclosed.
We look forward to more and more Indian OT’s making use of this wonderful opportunity and also to receive their participation certificates signed by WFOT President as an important piece of souvenir.

Thanking You,

With regards,
Mr. Shovan Saha
Associate Professor & Head
Dept. of Occupational Therapy,
MCOAHS, Manipal

Department of Occupational Therapy, MCOAHS, Manipal

Cordially invites you to a COTE on

Occupational Therapy: A Global perspective

8.30 am to 9 am                                            Registration
9am to 9.45 am                                            Inauguration
9.45 am to 10 am                                          Tea break

10 am to 10.45 am      Role of World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) on
                                      the global stage
                                     Speaker: Dr. Kit Sinclair, PhD,
                                        Ambassador, WFOT and Immediate Past President of WFOT

10.45 am to 11 am      Documentary film on a case

11 am to 11.45 am       Occupational Therapy in Asia: successes and challenges
                                      Speaker: Dr. Kit Sinclair, PhD,
                                        Ambassador, WFOT and Immediate Past President of WFOT

11.45 am to 12.30 pm   Qualitative Research: A case study approach
                                        Speaker: Mr. Shashidhar Rao, MSc.OT
                                        Associate Professor, Dept. of Occupational Therapy, MCOAHS, Manipal

12.30 pm to 1.15 pm              Lunch

1.15 pm to 2 pm            Introduction to Action Research
                                       Speaker: Dr. Kit Sinclair, PhD,
                                        Ambassador, WFOT and Immediate Past President of WFOT

2 pm to 3 pm                 Interpersonal communication skills for health professionals
                                        Speaker: Dr. Neeta Inamdar, PhD
                                        Director of the Manipal Centre for European Studies

3pm to 3.15 pm                  Tea break

3.15 pm to 4 pm             Reflective Learning
                                       Speaker: Dr. Kit Sinclair, PhD,
                                        Ambassador, WFOT and Immediate Past President of WFOT

4pm to 4.15 pm             Interactive session with Dr. Kit Sinclair

4.15 pm to 5 pm             Valedictory function

Registration fee Details
Students (UG/PG/Interns)
Rs. 700/-
Staff /Delegates
Rs. 1000/-

                * Spot registrations are not preferred.
                ** Registration fees include breakfast, lunch and COTE kit.
                *** It also includes invitation to attend the grand Annual & awards day function of MCOAHS, Manipal

         # If you need accommodation facilities, you may contact us in advance and we would facilitate the arrangements.

                Please contact COTE Secretariat for any further clarifications/details:

        Contact: Ms. Vinita A. Acharya,
                       Assistant Professor (Senior scale),
                       Dept. of Occupational Therapy,
                       Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal -576104
                       Phone: 0820-2922938/22220/22188
                       Cell: 09986071111, Email:

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

2012 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo

The AOTA 92nd Annual Conference & Expo will be one of the most vibrant and formidable gatherings of occupational therapy professionals ever experienced. Focusing on science, innovation, and evidence, we will come together with outstanding speakers, leaders, practitioners, educators, researchers, and students for four incredible days. Our 2012 Annual Conference will be a vital cornerstone for building our body of knowledge, transforming our thoughts, inspiring our practice, and validating our power as a “high-definition-in-three-dimension” profession.
Key Deadlines        
  • March 7: Early Registration Ends
  • March 30: Housing Deadline
  • April 11: Regular Registration Ends

Monday, December 26, 2011

Two Occupational Therapy Post in SVNIRTAR, ODISHA

(Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India)
Ref. No.: AD 6B 10            Dated: 14.12.2011
Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for the following posts

1)      Associate Professor (Occupational Therapy): No. of post: 01 (OBC)
Pay in Pay Band      : Rs.15,600-39100/- + Grade Pay: Rs.7,600/-.
Qualification      : Post Graduation in the subject.
Experience      : Minimum 5 years teaching experience as Asst. Professor   (Occupational Therapy) or equivalent grade in a recognized  Institution/College/University.
 Desirable     :      i) Published work in the field in reputed journals/
            presentation of papers in scientific conferences.
                                ii) Ph.D. in the related field (in the event of non-selection  of Ph.D. holder the incumbent has to complete the Ph.D. within 3 to 5 years time).
                                iii) Knowledge in Computer application.
Age      : Below 45 years.
2) Occupational Therapist   : No. of post: 01(S.C)
Pay in Pay Band      : Rs.9,300-34,800/- + Grade Pay: Rs.4,200/-.
Qualification:    Degree in Occupational Therapy from a recognized                                                University/Institute.  Post Graduate in the subject will be preferred.
Experience:  One year experience in the Occupational Therapy Dept. Of a recognized Hospital/Institute.
Age      : Below 30 years.
For details and application form please visit:

Occupational Therapy Post In Mumbai

Shree Sadguru Education Society requires an Occupational Therapist.
Time: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Six days a week.
For details contact: Email - Cell- 9820923296
Information courtesy: 

Saturday, December 17, 2011

The Young Indian Fellowship

This postgraduate programme is open to:
·         Students who are in the final year of their undergraduate degree
·         Students who have completed their undergraduate degree and have worked straight after that for not more than two years
·         Students who are in the final year of their postgraduate programme - provided that they enrolled in the programme immediately after completing their undergraduate degree
·         There is no restriction with respect to the area of specialization at the undergraduate level
·         There is no restriction with respect to the medium of instruction (English, Hindi, regional language) that the student has been exposed to at the school level. However, she/he should be able to converse, read and write in English given that the medium of instruction at the YIF programme is English.
·         All Indian Nationals.


The deadlines for the class entering in May, 2012 are as follows:
Application opens for 2nd round
16th Dec 2011
Last date for submission of applications for 2nd round
28th Feb 2012
In – person interviews for 2nd round applicants
1st Mar to 21st Mar 2012
Final offers to 2nd round interviewed applicants
1st April to 7th April 2012
Final offers to wait listed applicants
8th April to 14th April 2012
For download YIF Brochure please see this link

Friday, December 16, 2011

Young Researcher Award - 2012

L A D Y     T A T A    M E M O R  I A L    T R U S T
Applications are invited for the
“Young Researcher Award - 2012”
This Scheme is instituted by the Lady Tata Memorial Trust (LTMT) to recognize and
reward young Indian scientists with outstanding track record in biological sciences, a
deep commitment to find innovative solutions to major problems related to human
diseases and potential for high quality research.  Applicants should have publications in
well recognized peer reviewed journals of repute and contributed to knowledge
generation that has created significant impact in the field of translational possibilities.
The applicant should also highlight prestigious award(s) and other recognitions such as
Award(s) of major academies / societies.
Applications along with separate summary sheets (8 copies), duly forwarded by the host
institute as per pro forma (attached), may be sent to:
The Secretary
Lady Tata Memorial Trust,
Bombay House,
24 Homi Mody Street,
Mumbai 400 001

Scholarships (JNTE)

The Scholarship Program
Inherent flexibility and transparency in the selection process define the uniqueness of the J.N.Tata Endowment Scholarship Program.

The scholarships are open to:
All Indian nationals irrespective of caste, creed, community, socio-economic background, gender and geographical location.
All age groups, upto the age of 45 years, covering the entire spectrum of scholars from fresh graduates to mid-career professionals and academics with several years of work experience.
Scholars pursuing higher education in all areas and fields of study, with newly emerging fields of relevance to the country.
Scholars pursuing higher studies irrespective of the course duration and the selected course being either a short term training program, or a full-fledged Masters or Doctoral program.

Who is Eligible?
Only Indian nationals are eligible for the scholarship.
Graduates of a recognized Indian University, with a consistently good academic record.
Students in the final year of the degree course and those awaiting final year results.
Academicians and other mid-career professionals, up to the age of 45 years, with experience in their fields, who wish to go abroad for further specialization.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Seminar On Occupational Therapy At Manipal

        Department of Occupational Therapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal brings you the privilege of meeting world renowned personality, Dr. Kit Sinclair, the immediate past president of World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) and the current WFOT ambassador and editor of WFOT bulletin, here at Manipal.
          She would be conducting a one-day seminar on 24th January 2012and also would be delivering the annual day speech for the graduating Occupational Therapy students at Manipal University. Details of the seminar would be uploaded soon. Stay informed!!!
           So, don’t miss out on this lifetime opportunity! Registered participants will also have the opportunity to attend the glittering Annual and Awards Day function on the evening of 25th January 2012, followed by dinner.
Contact Details

Vinita Acharya,
Assistant Professor (Sr. scale),
1st floor, Dept. of Occupational Therapy,
Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences (MCOAHS), Manipal
Udupi-Karnataka. Pin: 576104

Email address:

Contact Number: 09986071111 or 0820-2922938

Occupational Therapy post in Bangalore

Dear all there is a vacancy for Occupational Therapy post available in Bangalore

Organization Name : Hosmat Hospital

Contact Details :

# 45 Magrath Road
Off Richmond Road
Bangalore - 560 025 INDIA
Ph: 91-80-25593796
Fax: 91-80-25593798

For details please visit : ( please see others category )  

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Occupational Therapy vacancy in TRICHI

dear all,
2 occupational therapist vacancy at trichy , tamil nadu , for special need center, starting salary 15,000 ,(negotiable )..weekly sat and sun holly days, evening clnice will arranged by management . inserted OT can contact .Mrs.GEETHA .....9842228285.. Ref fence ( arun kumar malayappan ,kiddos rehab centre )

information courtesy : Arun Kumar member FB group 

NDT/Bobath Certificate Course

NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromotor Disorders
Paediatric Neuro Rehab Centre, India, Goa

Course Dates:
01-09-2012 - 02-22-2012
Course Number: 12B102
Course Status: Approved
Prerequisite: 1 year experience with children with neurological challenges, current licensure where you are practicing therapy, liability insurance for all international students
Location: Paediatric Neuro Rehab Centre, India
Contact for address
Goa, 00

Course Instructors:
Ms. Jane L. Styer-Acevedo, PT, C/NDT CI
Lezlie J. Adler, OT, OTR/L, C/NDT
Ms. Kate Bain, OT, C/NDT
Mrs. Monica M Wojcik, SLP C/NDT

Course Contact:
Ms. Jane L. Styer-Acevedo, C/NDT
Phone: 610.745.3044
Fax: 1.888.545.2821

Course Registration:
More Information:

information courtesy : Arun Kumar Malayappan member FB group member