Few scholars have contributed to the profession of occupational therapy in as many ways and across as many levels as Jane Case-Smith. A master clinician at her roots, Jane personally treated thousands of children with disabilities or special health care needs over the course of her career. In reflecting on the breadth of her experience, she once commented, “I’m proud to say I worked with children for 30 years! I continue to work with children now, and it’s really just a great pleasure for me” (D. Cleary, personal communication, 2009). Jane shared this passion with her students, peers, and other therapists through her teaching, scholarship, and service. In this way, the effects of Jane’s professional efforts are, and will continue to be, multiplied many times over.

Jane graduated from Kalamazoo College with a degree in psychology in 1975. It...

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