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Anita Perr

Clinical Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

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Professional Affiliations

Ms. Perr holds certification in Neurodevelopmental Treatment of the Adult Hemiplegic and is certified as an Assistive Technology Professional. As a member of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), she has been involved in the credentialing process for Assistive Technology Practitioners, Assistive Technology Suppliers, and Rehabilitations Engineers. Collaborations with NYU Tisch's ITP and NYU Poly's Digital Media Program have resulted in the NYU Ability Lab (abilitylab.nyu.edu), an interdisciplinary research space for the development of assistive technologies.

Expertise

Anita Perr has expertise in the use of assistive technology by persons with disabilities and has lectured on topics such as seating and positioning and adaptive computer technology. She has presented at local and national conferences on topics such as environmental accessibility, wheelchair mobility, and assistive technology. Ms. Perr's publications include many papers and textbook chapters.

Fingerprint Weighted list of dominant concepts in the researcher's publications (titles and abstracts).

Wheelchairs Medicine & Life Sciences
Disabled Persons Medicine & Life Sciences
Telecommunications Medicine & Life Sciences
Self-Help Devices Medicine & Life Sciences
visual impairment Social Sciences
Equipment and Supplies Medicine & Life Sciences
disability Social Sciences
Vision Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences

Research Output 1993 2018

Application of Wheelchair and Seating Standards: From Inside the Test Lab and Beyond.

Koch, OTR/L, ATP, K. E. & Perr, A., 2018, Seating and Wheeled Mobility: A Clinical Resource Guide. Slack Incorporated

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Independence: Simulation of life activities in occupation

Perr, A., 2014, The Texture of Life: Purposeful Activities in the Context of Occupation. Hinojosa, J. & Blount, ML. (eds.). 4th ed. Bethesda MD: AOTA Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Self care occupations

Howe, T-H. & Perr, A., 2014, The Texture of Life: Purposeful Activities in the Context of Occupation. Hinojosa, J. & Blount, ML. (eds.). 4th ed. Bethesda MD: AOTA Press, p. 337-352

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The Manual Wheelchair Training Guide, 2nd Edition

Axelson, P., Minkel, J. & Perr, A., 2013, Minden NV: PAX Press.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Moving from simulation to real-life activity and human occupation

Perr, A. & Bell, P., 2009, The Texture of Life: Purposeful Activities in the Context of Occupation. Hinojosa, J. & Blount, ML. (eds.). 3rd ed. Bethesda MD: AOTA Press, p. 335-365

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)