Southern Africa Methodist University
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, OTD Program Degrees: B.M., M.S.Ed., University of Dayton; O.T.D., Chatham University; Certificate of O.T., Ohio State University, Certifications: OTR/L; Certified to give the Sensory Integration Praxis Test; Certificate of completion through AOTA’s Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program Bio: Dr. Spence has practiced in a variety of settings, acute, rehabilitation, and pain units, and has 20 years’ experience as a school-based clinician. Her professional history includes a Bachelor’s of Music with a concentration in Music Therapy from the University of Dayton, collaboration with the Every Moment Counts project, adjunct professor at Sinclair Community College, and a clinical tutor at Xavier University. Research and clinical interests include sensory processing disorders, early intervention and collaborative approaches, and transition programming for adolescents and young adults. She is licensed to practice in Ohio and North Carolina, and has served as Pediatric Chair for Ohio’s Occupational Therapy Association- West Central Ohio District, and is a Transition Member on the AOTA Pediatric Workgroup.
Occupational Therapy, Health care