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10th Annual OT Research Virtual Colloquium

10th Annual OT Research Virtual Colloquium with Speaker Dr. Katherine O'Neill

Occupational Therapy’s Role in Improving Postsecondary Outcomes for Young Adults With Intellectual Disability: A Functional Cognition Approach

Katherine V. O’Neill, OTD, OTR/L, is a graduate of Columbia University’s Programs in Occupational Therapy, where she earned both her Master of Science and post-professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. Her research has focused on (1) developing a set of occupational therapy practice guidelines addressing the postsecondary transitions of youth with moderate intellectual disability and (2) testing the effectiveness of a metacognitive shopping intervention for adults with intellectual disability secondary to Down syndrome.

She has been published in Occupational Therapy in Mental Health and The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy.  Licensed in the states of New York and New Jersey, she maintains a practice as an occupational therapist with expertise in treating individuals with developmental disabilities across the lifespan.  She has clinical experience in a variety of settings including community-based practice for adults with developmental disabilities, outpatient pediatrics, school-based practice, as well as program development and consultative services.

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