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Our Occupational Therapy Labs provide instruction in design and manufacturing while supporting the development of empathy and emotional literacy . Makeonomics is a service delivery model dedicated to intentional and ambitious evidence based services, delivering restorative practice methods through the lens of Occupational Therapy!

Laser engraved Formica and cold-processed soap w/ up-cycled fabric

Our methods? Task analysis, standardized assessments, and work-station specific protocols. When students receive instruction in the lab, they are encouraged to take emotional risks; to examine patterns and conflicts within relationships, and to express emotions from past disappointments and trauma. How do we operate on a shoestring budget? We work with local businesses who donate beautiful stone, wood and fabric, allowing us to promote entrepreneurship, sustainability, vocational skill development, and personal growth.