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Program Description:
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Dates: June 2- 17, 2018

Quito (11 days, 11 nights)
Otavalo (day trip)
Yunguillas (Cloud Forest) (3 days, 2 nights)
Tena (Napo Province) (3 days, 2 nights)

Final Application Deadline: February 2nd, 2018

Maximum Spots: 18
Early application is advised, as all courses have enrollment limits and may fill early. A wait list is established when necessary.

All first year courses offered in the MAOT  program must be completed prior to departure.

NOTE: Due to the high altitude of Quito and the Highlands and extensive walking, it is important that students are in good physical condition.

Course Equivalency:
OSOT 5020 Community Justice Ecuador, 3 credits  

Academic Overview:
Building on Occupational Science Foundations, this course focuses on how systems, communities, and organizations influence health disparity and occupational participation. You will explore, through systematic observation, interview, and analysis the determinants of population based health and wellness, barriers and supports to occupational participation, and the concepts of occupational and social justice.  You will work alongside Ecuadorian therapists to learn about the experience of disability and therapy in Ecuador.  In addition, you will travel outside of Quito to learn about daily occupations in the rural areas and the jungle of Ecuador. 

Faculty Director:
Paula Rabaey
Paula Rabaey
Assistant Professor of OSOT

Estimated Program Cost: $2850-$3150 plus one credit of your corresponding tuition rate. Cost includes airfare, lodging, most meals, administrative fee, and international insurance. Final cost will be confirmed in January 2018. 

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