Background and activities

Education

2013-2017: PhD-study: Title of project: Students with disabilities in higher educations.          Supervisor: Associate Professor Eva Magnus, NTNU

2006-11: MSc in Disability Studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim. Master thesis about patient participation within acquired brain injury in ward rehabilitation.

1985-87: BSc from Occupational Therapy College, Trondheim

Working Experience

1988-1997: Working as an occupational therapist within community health and rehabilitation service, general physical in-ward rehabilitation, and at a mental health care clinic.

1997-2013: St. Olavs Hospital in Trondheim, Clinic of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: working as OT in multidisciplinary rehabilitation team serving persons suffering from acquired brain injury, providing both individual and group-based interventions in early and late phase of rehabilitation. Being in charge of implementing Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy at the ward together with physio colleague.

Publications and Presentations

Langørgen, E. & Magnus, E. (2015). To be or not to be…Transitioning through higher education: How students with disabilities are building images. NNDR Conference, Bergen, Norway, 6-8th May 2015. Conference paper.

Langørgen, E., & Magnus, E. (2015). Students with impairment – are they disabled in higher education? International Conference named Building Bridges between yesterday and tomorrow, Stockholm, Sweden, 13-15th May 2014. Conference paper.

Langørgen, E., & Magnus, E. (2014). Students with disabilities in professional courses. NNFF Forskningskonferanse, Lillehammer, Norway, 5th-6 May 2014. Conference paper (presentation in Norwegian at Norwegian network of disability research).

Stock, R., Thrane, G., Askim, T., Karlsen, G., Langørgen, E., Erichsen, A., Gjone, R., & Anke, A. (2015). Norwegian constraint-induced therapy multisite trial: Adherence to the treatment protocol applied early after stroke. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2015:47(9). http://www.medicaljournals.se/jrm/content/?doi=10.2340/16501977-2000

Langørgen, E. (2014). ‘You shouldn’t make appointments about med, but with me!’ – experiences from patient participation within acquired brain injury rehabilitation. Ergoterapeuten, 2014:3 (article published in Norwegian in the Norwegian OT Journal).http://www.ergoterapeuten.no/fag-og-vitenskap/vitenskapelige-artikler

Langørgen, E. (2011). ‘You shouldn’t make appointments about med, but with me!’ – experiences from patient participation within acquired brain injury rehabilitation. Master thesis, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) (thesis published in Norwegian).

Dahl, A.E., Askim, T., Stock, R., Langørgen, E., Lydersen, S., & Indredavik, B. (2008). Short-and long-term outcome of constraint-induced movement therapy after stroke: a randomized controlled feasibility trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 2008:22(5):436. http://cre.sagepub.com/content/22/5/436.long

Langørgen, E. & Stock, R. (2007). Experiences from Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy to adult stroke patients. Ergoterapeuten, 2007:9 (article in Norwegian published in the Norwegian OT Journal).

Dahl, A., Askim, T., Stock, R., Langørgen, E. & Indredavik, B. (2006). Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy. Fysioterapeuten, 2006:1 (article in Norwegian published in Norwegian PT Journal).

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications