Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy and Disability Studies

Dr. Hammel has co-developed a national, web-based data collection and outcome reporting system for the Alternative Financing Project and is leading a large scale study of home modifications and their impact on community living and participation for people aging with disabilities. Her research interests include participatory action research in collaboration with the disability and aging communities, barriers and supports to community living and participation experienced by people with disabilities, disability studies focus on social, societal, cultural, political and economic issues affecting choice and control of people with disabilities, life role transitions and life course planning • Social learning, community building & peer mentoring approaches to education, research, and programming • Systems change to support choice and control in living situation and the right to live in the community with supports as an option • Assistive technology and environmental modifications: examining need for and equitable access to these resources, effective delivery, and impact • Community-based practice and consultation.

Phone : 312-996-3513
Fax: 312-413-0256
Email : [email protected]

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