Changing Colors: The Blog of Spectrum Pediatrics

October 15, 2014

Welcome to our Newest OT, Lauren Foster!

A Warm Welcome to Our Newest Occupational Therapist, Lauren Foster, OTD, OTR/L

Lauren is an occupational therapist who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Boston University, and a master and doctoral degree in occupational therapy from the University of Kansas. Before moving to Virginia, Lauren was a clinical assistant professor in Occupational Therapy Education Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center. While at the University of Kansas, Lauren co-directed the Sensory Supported Swimming program, a program that teaches swimming to children with autism. Along with her teaching responsibilities, she also published numerous articles on best practices for young children with special needs. Lauren’s practice philosophy emphasizes building on the strengths and resources of children and their families to promote child development. Lauren is joining us after her recent August wedding. Congrats, Lauren! We know you will be a great asset to our team!


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