Design, Create, Motivate
to reach client's therapeutic goals

What to expect

  • Create

    Our workshop integrates custom workstations to teach a variety of maker skills that will work for your setting. Each participant will make and take multiple creations as well as a manual to help integrate it in their practice. 

  • Fabricate

    Learn to design simple therapeutic game interfaces to transform preparatory exercise and sensory interventions, fine tuning that just-right challenge with a game.

  • Operate

    Learn to use the tools of a therapeutic makerspace like pyrography, digital die cutting, computerized embroidery, and 3D printing as part of your practice. 

Why register


Create what you need for your practice and bypass the medical markup prices.


Create custom tools and therapeutic interventions for clients.


Our workshops teach occupation-based interventions, the essence of our practice.


Let's not wait for the right tool to be made. We give you the tools to innovate from within our field.


For therapeutic gaming, collect key stroke data from gameplay for quicker documentation.


Workshop topics are adaptable for therapists and educators in multiple settings and populations.




Jennifer is a school occupational therapist, wife, and mother of three. She previously worked as a product designer at Johnson & Johnson creating online health interventions. Her design background informs her approach to occupational therapy. She loves sharing her enthusiasm for technology and occupational therapy by teaching workshops for students from middle school to college-level as well as for OT professionals. She also coauthored “Making it Work: Examples of OT Within the Maker Movement” in OT Practice’s September issue. Also, she's participates in a program connecting makers and educators from across the world to build invention literacy with Makey Makeys.



Ann Arbor


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