OTD Capstone Projects


A 12-week curriculum was developed for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to teach life skills, employment skills and foster independent living. These skills are taught in a simulated environment including rooms such as: the bedroom, the living room, and the office.

Publication Date

Spring 4-17-2020

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Christine Manville


Occupational Therapy, School of


Health Sciences & Nursing, Gordon E. Inman College of

Document Type

Scholarly Project


Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Degree Level


Degree Grantor

Belmont University


intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, young adults, ADL, occupations, life skills, curriculum development, independent living, employment skills



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