School of Health

Dr Apeksha Gohil

Phone: (03) 5122 6109
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Occupational Therapy


  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy (Post-professional OTD), 2016, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT), 2011, Manipal University, Karnataka, India

Teaching areas

  • Universal Design
  • Accessibility
  • Interpretation of disability laws and policies
  • Occupational therapy models and framework
  • Mental health

Professional associations

  • Association of Consultant in Access Australia (ACAA)

Research interests

  • Universal Design
  • Policy analysis
  • Participatory research
  • Population level intervention


Book Chapters

Assessment of the Environments of AT Use: Accessibility, Universal Design, and Sustainability
Mirza, M., Zakrajsek, A. G. & Gohil, A. R., 2018, Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook: Second Edition. Federici, S. & Scherer, M. (eds.). 2nd ed. Boca Raton FL USA: CRC Press, p. 71-88 18 p. (Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series).

Understanding Measurement Properties
Magasi, S., Gohil, A., Burghart, M. & Wallisch, A., 2017, Measuring Occupational Performance: Supporting Best Practice Occupational Therapy. Law, M., Baum, C. & Dunn, W. (eds.). 3rd ed. Thorofare NJ USA: Slack Incorporated

Conference papers

Evaluating universal design in built environments - A scoping project
Watchorn, V., Grant, C., Tucker, R., Hitch, D., Frawley, P., Ang, S., Aedy, K. & Gohil, A., 1 Jan 2018, Transforming our World Through Design, Diversity and Education - Proceedings of Universal Design and Higher Education in Transformation Congress 2018. Craddock, G., Doran, C., McNutt, L. & Rice, D. (eds.). Amsterdam Netherlands: IOS Press, p. 689-695 7 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 256).