Friday, June 14, 2013

Occupational Therapy job in Oman


Board of Directors (BoD) of Indian Schools in Oman is an apex body of the 19 Indian schools in the Sultanate of Oman, with more than 35,000 students on rolls. The BoD is in the process of enhancing the facilities available for children with special needs in the Indian schools in Oman and hence requires qualified and experienced professionals for the following positions.

1. Occupational Therapists: 2 posts - Masters in Pediatric Occupational Therapy and 5 years work experience.
2. Sensory Integration Therapist: 1post – Bachelor of Occupational Therapy & Certification in
Sensory Integration and 5 years work experience.

Other Minimum Skills / Competencies:
• Knowledge of forming, supporting and implementing Individual Education Plan (IEP).
• Providing information and resources to families to support the developmental needs of their children and supporting families through transition arrangements.

The above positions carry attractive salary (currently tax free) and other perks like furnished accommodation, annual air passage up to home town, medical coverage, gratuity and subsidized education for children within the Indian School System in Sultanate of Oman.

Eligible candidates are requested to apply within two weeks by email attaching their CV as a
Word/PDF document specifically mentioning the position applied for in the subject column to

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Association of Caribbean Occupational Therapists Biennial Conference

Call for Papers: Deadline Extended to July 30, 2013
The ACOT conference planning committee is inviting you to submit abstracts for the 11th Biennial Scientific Conference in Cayman Islands from October 31- November 2, 2013. The deadline has been extended until July 30, 2013 and abstracts should be emailed to:
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Inga-Britt Lindström Grant Award 2013

The Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists (FSA) has established a grant award in the name of Inga-Britt Lindström to recognize her long commitment and unwavering effort as the president of the Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists from 1978 until 2008.
he purpose of the grant is to support the development of occupational therapy in the applicant’s native country. The maximum amount of the grant is 10 000 Swedish kronor (SEK) per year. 
Closing date is 1 October 2013.

The grant is anticipated to be used to supplement in part the costs associated with activities such as

·         participation in occupational therapy workshops, seminars, conferences or congresses in Sweden,
·         study visits or auscultation in Sweden aimed at gathering extensive knowledge of occupational therapy practice,
·         studies in Sweden at the doctorate or masters level related to research and education in occupational therapy,
·         Presenting an abstract at COTEC or WFOT congresses (Next WFOT congress is held in Japan).