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Sat, Oct 27


EMU, Marshall Building - Rm 209

Hands-On Therapeutic Game Workshop

Learn and apply simple low cost ways to use computer games. Practice various interventions to engage your clients using circuit boards. Only a basic comfort using a computer required. Workshop topics are adaptable to multiple settings and populations. 3 contact hours awarded for participation.

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Hands-On Therapeutic Game Workshop
Hands-On Therapeutic Game Workshop

Time & Location

Oct 27, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

EMU, Marshall Building - Rm 209, 831, 801 W Circle Dr, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA


About the event


Sign in, set up computers, form groups

First half

  • Learn design principles to make client experience fun and therapeutic
  • Explore materials for therapeutic game interfaces

Second half

  • Brainstorm with your group interventions from a typical scenario
  • Create and iterate various interfaces with your group
  • Game demonstration


    Jennifer Schank, is a coauthor of the article “Making it Work: Examples of OT Within the Maker Movement” in OT Practice’s September issue and a recent graduate of EMU’s OT program. She blends her previous career working in the technology sector and love for occupational therapy by leading therapeutic technology workshops to occupational therapy students and the community.


    • Workshop Event

      Please bring your computer to the workshop. 3 contact hours awarded for participation. Further details will be sent in confirmation email.

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