Audrey L. Zapletal, MS, OTR/L

Contact Ms. Zapletal

901 Walnut Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-9615
(215) 503-2950 fax


MS, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
BS, Boston University, Boston, MA

Board Certification

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
Sensory Integration and Praxis Test: Southern California
    Sensory Integration Tests
Advanced Certification in Sensory Processing Disorders
    Level I: Sensory Processing Disorders Foundation with
    Dr. Lucy Jane Miller

University Appointment

Assistant Professor
Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Professional Societies

American Occupational Therapy Association
Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
Camp Dream Street in Mississippi - Advisory Board
    Member 2006 - present

Research & Clinical Interests

Understanding the benefits of using Standardized Patients and High-Fidelity Simulation Encounters in OT Education

Understanding the effects of fine motor skill development on handwriting performance

Describing sensory and motor skills in children diagnosed with Sex Chromosome Abnormalities

Enhancing participation of children with physical disabilities in a camp setting

Awards & Honors

2011 Fred and Sadye Abrams Award for Excellence in Laboratory Teaching, Thomas Jefferson University, College of Health Professions, June 2011

Thomasina Award for Bravery in Teaching, Thomas Jefferson University, College of Health Professions, May 2007

Appreciation Award, KS&A (Knowledge, Support and Action) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania October 18, 2006

Rookie of the Year Award, KenCrest Adult and Children's Services, Philadelphia, PA November 18, 2001

Florence G. Hunter for Professionalism, Boston University, Sargent College, Boston, MA May 19, 1999