Sajay Arthanat

Sajay Arthanat

Sajay Arthanat is an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at UNH. He graduated with his Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapy from India, and holds an Advanced Certificate in Assistive Technology and a Doctoral Degree in Rehabilitation Science from University at Buffalo. He has worked extensively with children and adults with physical disabilities both in India and the United States.

His interest with the Discovery Program's Dialogue on Poverty and Opportunity stem from his experiences with people with disabilities who live in conditions of third world poverty. Dr.Arthanat’s research centers on technological interventions and environmental access for people with disabilities that enable them to engage in meaningful occupations.

 

University Dialogue contribution: Perspectives about Occupational Justice: Can Poverty and Occupational Deprivation Influence Child Development?