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  • Department:
    Occupational Therapy
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    490-0808 ext. 110
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Susan Aebker


Dr. Susan Aebker is an Occupational Therapist who is also a Certified Autism Specialist. She has practiced occupational therapy for 24+ years in a variety of practice settings with emphasis in pediatrics for the past 14 years. Dr. Aebker received her bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy from The Ohio State University. She received her Master and Doctoral Degree of Health Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Indianapolis.

Her professional and research interests include topics related to pediatric occupational therapy, autism, and the development of self-management skills.

Published Academic Works

Peer Reviewed Presentations

  • November 2017 Managing Me: A Developmental Continuum of Self-Regulation Supports
    OCALICON; Co-Presenter
  • November 2017 Sensory Solutions: Enhancing Antecedent-Based Interventions Through Sensory Theory
    OCALICON; Co-Presenter
  • November 2016 Movement Plus Mindfulness: A Formula for Self-Management
    OCALICON; Co-Presenter
  • November 2016 Shifting Gears on the Evidence-Based Practices: A 3 Tiered Model for PROGRESS!
    OCALICON; Co-Presenter
  • November 2015 Come One, Come All: A Tool for Planning Evidence-Based Practice through Universal Design
    OCALICON; Co-Presenter
  • November 2015 Creating the Perfect Fit: Tailoring Self-Management Strategies to Suit the Individual
    OCALICON; Co-Presenter

Poster Presentations

  • November 2019 Understanding Sensory Modulation Needs for Individuals with Autism
    OCALICON; Co-Presenter
  • November 2019 Multisensory Mindfulness: Strategies to Develop Peaceful, Focused Learners
    OCALICON; Co-Presenter
  • August 2019 The Marketing of Inclusive Out-of-School Activities for Children with Disabilities: A Website Review School-based Practitioners Summit
  • April 2019 Solutions to Barriers for Evidence-based Practice
    American Occupational Therapy Conference; Co-Presenter
  • August 2018 Solutions to Barriers for Evidence-based Practice
    School-based Practitioners Summit
  • August 2018 Sensory Modulation and Its Impact on Emotional Disturbance
    School-based Practitioners Summit
  • April 2018 Interprofessional Disaster Simulation: Valuable Information for Effective Interdisciplinary Education and Patient Care
    American Occupational Therapy Conference; Co-Presenter
  • April 2018 Cultural Competence as a Continuum: From the Classroom to the Clinic
    American Occupational Therapy Conference; Co-Presenter
  • November 2017 Sensory Modulation and Its Impact on Emotional Self Management
    Ohio Occupational Therapy Association State Conference; Co-Presenter

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