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          This website was completed in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree of Doctor of Occupational Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, San Marcos, CA. The author would like to thank the University and his doctoral coordinators Dr. Susan MacDermott, OTD, OTR/L and Dr. Becki Cohill, OTD, OTR/L. The author would also like to thank those who collaborated and provided insight throughout the development of this project including:

  • Elizabeth “Otter” Hueter-Willoughby, Recreation Program Manager at Pathfinder Ranch

  • Angela Hanscom, OTR/L & Founder of TimberNook

  • Aron Hall, Director of Education and Training for the National Inclusion Project 

  • Brittany Tate, OTD, OTR/L

        The author would also like to acknowledge those valuable organizations and individuals who developed the resources mentioned on this website that aided in this project development. Additional thanks are given to those who work to promote inclusion and accessible environments, and those who strive to promote occupational participation and performance for all. This community continues to grow each day and this website reflects a desire to contribute to that community.

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