I'm a paediatric occupational therapist, with clinical experience in Early intervention programmes, school based occupational therapy, and Community Based Rehabilitation.
I've obtained my Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy in 2003 from the University of Jordan, and worked for 12 years at specialised paediatric settings, my clinical experience focused on assessment and intervention planning within a team of health professionals, as well as a variety of therapeutic activities including mobility aids prescription, accessibility and environment modification, hydrotherapy, and sensory integration. During my work I have supervised the clinical training of students from two different universities in Jordan (the university of Jordan and the Hashemite university), and provided professional training for staff and health professionals.
Following my Master's degree I worked as a full time lecturer at the occupational therapy department in the University of Jordan, where I was involved in teaching modules related to paediatrics and human development, I was also responsible for clinical training for students within different hospitals and centres.
I'm currently doing my PhD at the University of Essex and working as a part time lecturer within the Occupational therapy team.
My research interests are:
Service users’ perspectives
Parent- therapist collaboration within paediatric occupational therapy.
Cultural significance in Occupational therapy.
Family centred practice.
The impact of educational programmes on the development of necessary practical skills
for future occupational therapists
Master's degree in Health and Rehabilitation
University of Southampton,
Bachelor's degree Occupational therapy
University of Jordan,