Dr Apeksha Gohil is an occupational therapist and a Lecturer at Federation University Australia.
Dr Gohil’s research focuses on the role of occupational therapist in the universal design (UD) process. This enables occupational therapists to consult with various stakeholders from diverse contexts such as housing, healthcare and public spaces to improve accessibility through targeted UD solutions.
Apeksha brings knowledge and skills in project management related to environmental accessibility to her role at Federation through her work in India and in the United States. She has secured several research grants and published her work in a range of peer reviewed journals and at conferences, as well as authoring a number of book chapters.
Apeksha received her Doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a focus on UD as an emerging area of practice for occupational therapists.
Assessment of the Environments of AT Use Accessibility, Universal Design, and Sustainability
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Evaluating Universal Design in Built Environments â€“ A Scoping Project
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Understanding Measurement Properties