Dorothy Armstrong

University Teacher MSc

Contact Details

University Teacher
Dept. of Occupational Therapy
IDA Business Park
Lower Dangan
Galway

T: Ext. 5416
E: dorothy.armstrong@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Profile
  • Currently works part-time in the Occupational Therapy Department at NUIG and has a private practice in paediatrics.
  • Has clinical experience in Mental Health - both day-hospital and hospital settings.
    The older adult - both in physical rehabilitation and in Psychiatry of Old Age.
    Paediatrics. 
  • Worked as a lecturer at Oxford Brookes University for three years prior to working at NUIG. 
  • Research Interests

    PhD Candidate currently researching Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (Dyspraxia) in adolescence.

    Teaching Interests

  • Model of Human Occupation
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Management
  • Occupational Science
  • Disability issues - children and young adults

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2012) 'Examining the evidence of interventions with children with developmental coordination disorder'
Armstrong Dorothy (2012) 'Examining the evidence of interventions with children with developmental coordination disorder'. British Journal Of Occupational Therapy, 75 (12):532-540 [Details]
(2005) 'Continued Professional Development in Occupational Therapy: The Professional Portfolio'
Armstrong, D. (2005) 'Continued Professional Development in Occupational Therapy: The Professional Portfolio'. Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy, 34 (1):16-18 [Details]
(2004) 'Information Exchange and Professional Development: The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework'
Armstrong, D. (2004) 'Information Exchange and Professional Development: The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework'. Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy, 33 (2):35-37 [Details]
(2004) 'Review of Taylor, C. (2000) Evidence-based practice for occupational therapists'
Armstrong, D. (2004) 'Review of Taylor, C. (2000) Evidence-based practice for occupational therapists'. Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy, 33 (2) [Details]
(2004) 'Evidence-based practice for occupational therapists'
Armstrong, D. (2004) 'Evidence-based practice for occupational therapists'. Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy, 33 (2) [Details]
(2003) 'Interview with Phil O'Riordan'
Armstrong, D. (2003) 'Interview with Phil O'Riordan'. Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy, 32 (2):9-12 [Details]
(2003) 'Empowering the Empowering. Continued Professional Development in Occupational Therapy'
Armstrong, D. (2003) 'Empowering the Empowering. Continued Professional Development in Occupational Therapy'. Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy, 32 (2) [Details]
(2000) 'Are we trying to stop a haemorrhage with a band-aid? Use of Clients' Environments by Occupational Therapists working in Ireland in Mental Health'
Armstrong, D. (2000) 'Are we trying to stop a haemorrhage with a band-aid? Use of Clients' Environments by Occupational Therapists working in Ireland in Mental Health'. Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy, 30 (2):24-31 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2010) Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland (AOTI) Annual Conference,
Armstrong Dorothy (2010) Developmental Co-ordination Disorder - Capturing the Complexity. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland (AOTI) Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland , 18-SEP-10 - 18-SEP-10. [Details]
(2009) Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland (AOTI) Annual Conference,
Dorothy Armstrong (2009) Occupational Therapy with children with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder. What’s best Practice?. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland (AOTI) Annual Conference, Kilkenny, Ireland , 18-APR-09 - 18-APR-09. [Details]
(2008) Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland (AOTI) Annual Conference,
Dorothy Armstrong (2008) Workshop on using the Canadian Model of Occupational Performance in clinical practice. [Oral Presentation], Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland (AOTI) Annual Conference, Ireland , 16-MAY-08 - 16-MAY-08. [Details]
(2007) 17th Biennial Conference of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, University of Warwick,
Dorothy Armstrong (2007) Education, inclusion and academically gifted children in the Irish Republic. [National Refereed Conference Paper], 17th Biennial Conference of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, University of Warwick, Warwick, England , 18-MAY-07 - 18-MAY-07. [Details]
(2003) Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland (AOTI) Annual Conference,
Dorothy Armstrong (2003) A workshop on Research Skills for Occupational Therapists. [Oral Presentation], Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland (AOTI) Annual Conference, Ireland , 17-MAY-03 - 17-MAY-03. [Details]
(1999) British Association of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference. Liverpool, UK,
Dorothy Armstrong (1999) Paper presenting the results of my M.Sc. research entitled: Are we trying to stop a hemorrhage with a band-aid? Use of Clients’ Environments by occupational therapists working in Ireland in mental health. [National Refereed Conference Paper], British Association of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference. Liverpool, UK, Liverpool, UK , 14-MAY-99 - 05-MAY-99. [Details]
(1999) The Association of Occupational Therapists in Mental Health 3rd Annual Conference Oxford, UK,
Dorothy Armstrong (1999) Workshop on Practical Research for Occupational Therapists in Mental Health. [Oral Presentation], The Association of Occupational Therapists in Mental Health 3rd Annual Conference Oxford, UK, Oxford, UK , 12-MAR-99 - 12-MAR-99. [Details]
(1997) Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland (AOTI) Conference,
Dorothy Armstrong (1997) Workshop on the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure. [Oral Presentation], Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland (AOTI) Conference, Ireland , 16-MAY-97 - 16-MAY-97. [Details]