Jon Turnquist

AT Lab Director | Clinical Assistant Professor

An award-winning instructor, Jon teaches occupational remediation and rehabilitation skills. His clinical practice focuses on overcoming the effects of neurological disorders including stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, ALS, muscular dystrophy, and spinal cord injury.

Jon is RESNA certified (Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America) and a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

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Education and Training

  • Master of Organizational Leadership, St. Ambrose University
  • BA, St. Ambrose University Psychology
  • BS, St. Ambrose University Occupational Therapy


1st Place, 2013 Maddak Awards for Assistive Technology Design, AOTA conference, San Diego, California
Community Achievement Award (2012) from the Covenant Rehabilitation / Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Organization
1st Place, 2011 Maddak Awards for Assistive Technology design, AOTA conference, Philadelphia, PA
1st Place, 2008 Maddak Awards for Assistive Technology design, AOTA conference, Long Beach, California
1st Place and 2nd place, 2007 Maddak Awards for Assistive Technology design. AOTA conference, St. Louis, Missouri
1st Place, 2006 Maddak Awards for Assistive Technology design, AOTA conference, Charlotte, North Carolina


Co-presenter of "Mirror Therapy as an Intervention with Stroke Survivors" Research poster at AOTA Conference, April 2013

Presenter of Tech Day 309 "Jim's Place: The design, implementation and usage of an assistive technology house" AOTA Conference, April 2013

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Courses Taught

Instructor of MOT 578. Skills and Adaptations for Occupational Engagement II
Instructor of MOT 510C Special Topics Kinesiology II: Advanced assessment and remediation
Instructor of MOT 510 Assistive Technology Special Topics
Instructor of Medical Terminology HS250
Assists with assistive technology modules of MOT classes

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