Dr. Jessica Kramer

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Dr. Kramer’s interests center around the involvement of children with disabilities in research and intervention planning, the development of theory-based assessments and interventions, and disability rights and culture. As Co-PI on this project, she is particularly interested in documenting the extent to which adolescents with autism spectrum disorders are preparing for successful transition to adulthood. Her concurrent research project is using a participatory approach to develop a training to teach youth with disabilities how to systematically evaluate environmental barriers and supports, identify needed supports, and request environmental modifications and reasonable accommodations to facilitate participation. She is co-author of two pediatric assessments based on the model of human occupation, and has contributed to the development of other assessments for children and adults with disabilities.

 

Read more about Dr. Kramer: http://www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/faculty/ot-programs/jessica-m-kramer-otrl-phd/