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Margaret Morris
Contact Info:
Tufts University
Department of Occupational
Therapy
574 Boston Ave.
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.5961
Fax: 617.627.3722
Email
Magaret (Peggy) Morris
OTD, OTR/L
Lecturer
OTD Program Coordinator

Education:
OTD, Tufts University, 2011
Concentration: School-based practice
Leadership Project Title: "School-Based Collaborative
Consultation Practices: Perspectives of Collaborating
Occupational Therapists and Classroom Teacher Dyads"
C.A.P.S, Tufts University, 2009
Concentration: School-based practice
MS Therapeutic Studies, 1987, Boston University
BS Occupational Therapy, 1980, Utica College of Syracuse University

Expertise:
Board Certified in Pediatrics (BCP) through the American Occupational Therapy Association

Occupational therapy evaluation and intervention in pediatrics, occupational therapy evaluation and intervention in schools practice, contextual services, collaborative consultation, service delivery models in schools practice, application of least restrictive environment principle to the continuum of service delivery in schools practice

Certified National Presenter for Handwriting Without Tears®
Certifications in Handwriting Without Tears® level 1, Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests, Therapeutic Listening®; mentee of the STAR center/SPD Foundation

Research:
My research interest is in school-based occupational therapy services, including models for collaboration, best practices in school evaluation and intervention, models for service provision, and models for professional development regarding role of the occupational therapist in schools practice to stakeholders.

Recent Publications:

Morris, M.L. (2013, March). School-based collaborative consultation: Perspectives of occupational therapist and teacher dyads. Early Intervention & School Special Interest Section Quarterly, 20(1), 1-4.