Thomas Kidner: A Popular Occupational Design

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Thomas Kidner was a popular occupational therapy advocate, in Canada, in the early nineteenth century. I chose him as I was interested in that he, as an architect, designed the workshops where his rehabilitation center resided. He worked with disabled soldiers from World War I and sufferers of tuberculosis. The patients there would work on projects before going back to normal work. If I could go back in time, I would like to ask him how he became interested in TB and rehabilitation aspect of WWI. Since he was an architect, it seemed like a big jump to a medical field. He would probably respond that he became interested while he was teaching in Canada and as a influence of a war stricken world. I believe that he would be ecstatic about all
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