Joanne Flanagan, ScD, OTR
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301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1142
Teaching Areas of Interest
Lifespan Development and Occupation, Personal Performance, OT Process in Pediatrics
Early identification of sensorimotor deficits in infants at risk for autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders; Play behaviors in Infants at risk for autism; Early intervention for children with autism and other developmental disabilities; Sensory processing challenges
Joanne Flanagan, ScD, OTR is an Assistant Professor ion the Department of Occupational Therapy in the School of Health Professions. Dr. Flanagan received her Bachelor of Science at Texas A&M University, her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Washington University, and her Doctor of Science degree in Occupational Science at Towson University.
Prior to becoming an assistant professor, Dr. Flanagan completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the STAR Institute, and worked at Kennedy Krieger Institute and the National Institutes of Health, where she developed extensive clinical and research experience working with infants and young children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Her research interests are early identification of infants at risk for autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders and early intervention for children with autism and other developmental disabilities.
- Flanagan, J., Schoen, S. A., & Miller, L. J. (in press). Early Identification of Sensory Processing Challenges in High-Risk Infants. American Journal of Occupational Therapy.
- Schoen, S. A., Miller, L. J., & Flanagan, J. (2018). A retrospective pre-post treatment study of occupational therapy intervention for children with sensory processing challenges. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 6(1), 1-14. doi: 10.15453/2168-6408.1367
- Flanagan, J. E., Landa, R., Bhat, A., & Bauman, M. (2012). Head lag in infants at risk for autism: A preliminary study. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66, 577-585. doi:10.5014/ajot.2012.004192