Stephanie Cox

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Phone: 09 921 9999 ext7128


Physical Address:

AA204, AUT North Shore Campus
90 Akoranga Drive
Northcote 0627

Postal Address:

A-11, Department of Occupational Science and Therapy
School of Clinical Sciences
Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences
AUT University, Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142


Master of Health Science
Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy)
Diploma in Te Ara Reo Maori

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Stephanie completed her undergraduate and post graduate health science studies at AUT and has practiced as an occupational therapist in the school, child development, child and adolescent mental health and rehabilitation (community) sectors.

Teaching Areas:

Professional Reasoning, Occupational Justice, Occupation and Environment, Preparation for Practice

Research Areas:

Participation of children with Developmental Coordination Disorder in community gymnastics group
Community based occupational therapy

Current Research Projects:

Embarking on PhD using Foucauldian perspectives of discourse, knowledge and power to explore eligibility for Ministry of Health funded housing modifications.


  1. Hessell, S. C., Hocking, C., Graham Davis, S.  (2010). Participation Of Boys With Developmental Coordination Disorder In Gymnastics.  NZJOT, 57(1), 14-21
  2. Hessell, S. C. (2004).  “Entering The Unknown?”: Identifying Potential Expectations Of Paediatric Occupational Therapy Held By Families.  NZJOT, 51(2), 5-10
  3. Cox, S. C. (2002).  The Poorly Understood Occupation: Exercise.  NZJOT, 49(2), 32-36