Navit Roth

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Navit Roth, M.Sc, Biomedical engineer. PhD Student, The Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa.

B.Sc., Mechanical  Engineering, 1994 and M.Sc., Biomedical  Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.

Teacher at ORT Braude College, Carmiel, The Department of Mechanical Engineering. Develops and supervises projects in the biomechanics laboratory, with an emphasis on rehabilitative biomechanics.

 

Field of Research:

Mapping the characteristics of essential tremor and its implications on the functional abilities of the individual 

Nellie van den Bos

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Nellie van den Bos, MSc., PhD student at the Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa.

Bachelor in Special Needs Education, University of Utrecht (NL), 2013; Research Master in Special Needs Education, University of Utrecht (NL), 2016; Master in International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam (NL), 2016.  

Working experience: High-school teacher in Special Needs Education (NL); Research-assistant at the department of Youth and Family, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Utrecht (NL).

Field of research:
Handwriting of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, with a specific focus on the underlying cognitive, sensory and motoric mechanisms of their impaired handwriting. 

Nufar Grinblat

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Nufar Grinblat, BOT, MSc, PhD Student, The Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Social
Welfare & Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel.

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Tel Aviv University, 2007. Master of Science, The Department of Occupational Therapy, Haifa University, 2012.

Student Empowerment program coordinator, Rabin high school, Tel Mond.  

Occupational therapist specialist in the field of children, youth and adults with learning disabilities and ADHD. 

 

Field of Research: 

Development and effectiveness evaluation of a personally tailored work performance empowerment intervention model among adults with ADHD

Sonya Meyer

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Welfare & Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel.

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Tel Aviv University, 1994. Master of Science, The Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa, 2012. PhD in occupational Therapy,The Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa, 2018 

CHAP laboratory manager, research assistant and lecturer, the Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa.

Occupational therapist and clinical instructor. Evaluation and individual and group intervention among children with developmental dysfunctions and complex developmental delays. 

 

Field of Research:

Daily activities, particpation and quality of life among children and adolescents with celiac disease

Carmit Frisch


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Carmit Frisch, PhD, OT, Research Fellow, The Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Social Welfare & Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel.

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Hebrew University, 2003. Master of Science, the Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa, 2010. PhD in occupational Therapy, The Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa, 2016. 

Pediatric occupational therapist, Haifa, Israel. Evaluation and intervention among children with developmental delays, parental guidance among young children with executive deficits /early ADHD symptomology. A clinical instructor and a lecturer in advanced studies.

 

Field of Research: 

Development of a parents’ focused model to improve the daily functioning of young children with symptoms of ADHD; Investigating its feasibility and efficacy – a pilot study; Development of validity and reliability for the Executive Functions & Occupational Routine Scale questionnaire (EFORTS; Frisch & Rosenblum, 2014).

Yael Fogel

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Yael Fogel, PhD, OT, Research Fellow, Dept. of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Social Welfare & Health, Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel

Coordinator of Occupational Therapy students and Lecturer, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa.

 

 

 

Field of Research:

Developing and evaluating a meta cognitive intervention among adolescents with neurodevelopmental disabilities

Liat Hen

liathenBOT, MSc, Doctoral Student in The department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Social
Welfare & Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel.

Occupational therapist, manager of the Department of Clinical Affiliation, B.A Coordinator
and Lecturer in the Department of Occupational therapy in Haifa
University.

Development of Theoretical Evaluation Model for Adolescents with Handwriting Difficulties (Dysgraphia): Body Function, Activity, Leisure participation, Quality of Life and the relationships between them

Kineret Sharfi

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Kineret Sharfiת PhD, OT

Expertise: Child development and daily functioning with learning disabilities and attention difficulties throughout life.

A seniority of twelve years, including: early identification of at-risk children, evaluation and intervention among children with developmental delays, instruction for parents and educational teams, empowerment of adults with learning disabilities and attention difficulties.

Additional expertise: The ICF model, activity analysis and adaptations, clinical observations, inclusion of pupils with special needs in the general education system.

Field of Research:

An Alternative Model for Identification of Strengths and Weaknesses in Body functions, Activity, Participation and Quality of Life Among Adults with Learning Disabilities: Construction of a correlated evaluation set and formation of a theoretical model.