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Uyen Nguyen, MS., OTR/L

Uyen received her Bachelor’s degree and post-professional Master’s degree of Science in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University. She recently completed the certification program in Low Vision Rehabilitation through the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has been working in school-based practice for 18 years where she provides OT services to students from 3-21 years of age with special needs. She also has experiences in a variety of other practice settings, including home-based early intervention, day programs for young adults, psychiatric/mental health practice, acute, and long-term care settings.

Uyen has received training in specific treatment approaches, including sensory processing, and therapeutic listening. She has worked collaboratively with the school team to address educational needs for children with different disabilities, including developmental disabilities, developmental delays, PDD/ASD, ADHD, and visual motor difficulties.

Uyen has been an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the World Federation of Occupational Therapy. She has been a CAPs (Critically Appraised Papers) reviewer for AOTA Evidence Exchange since 2011. She is one of the NBCOT continuing competency item writers in the areas of school-based and pediatric practice.

Uyen’s passion is to provide needed services to the pediatric population, especially in the educational environment, nationally and internationally. Uyen has been involved in international occupational therapy through volunteer work for Children’s Hope In Action, a non-governmental organization in Vietnam.