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UTHSC Community Occupational Therapy Services (COTS) Faculty Practice

Creating a bridge between clinical practice and current research.

The UTHSC COTS Faculty Practice strives to offer comprehensive, high-quality occupational therapy services. Intervention will support clients with disabilities in overcoming barriers that impact their occupational performance to promote family and community engagement.

To schedule an appointment please call 901.448.2228 or email us at


Occupational Therapy Department Faculty Practice service providers have extensive experience and specialty certifications in the following: 

  • assistive technology
  • neurological conditions
  • developmental disorders
  • autism spectrum disorders
  • school-based intervention
  • sensory processing
  • early intervention
  • life skills training
  • NICU treatment
  • fall prevention
  • hand therapy
  • orthopedics
  • wellness

Occupational Therapy services offered include:

Occupational therapy session
  • Occupational therapy evaluation and treatment to address self-help skills, fine-motor coordination, visual-motor integration, visual perceptual skills, life skills, feeding skills, handwriting, and sensory processing 
  • Developmental screenings 
  • Assistive technology assessment and consultation
  • Assistive technology equipment and adaptive equipment fabrication/modification, device and equipment set-up, implementation programs, device troubleshooting, and training in the use of A.T. devices and products
  • Training sessions and workshops for caregivers, teachers, and others
  • Home program development to target specific functional skills
  • Safety screenings and fall prevention training
  • Intervention to address home modification needs, assistance with community re-integration, and maximizing success in a school setting or workplace 
  • Psychosocial and social skills groups and individual intervention programs
May 26, 2022