Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy

Mailloux, Zoe

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Zoe Mailloux, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Zoe K. Mailloux, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Contact Dr. Mailloux

901 Walnut Street
Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-8010


OTD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
MA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
BS, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


  • National Board for Certification for Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist: California

University Appointment

Adjunct Associate Professor

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Member, Occupational Therapy Association of California

Research & Clinical Interests

  • Autism
  • Sensory integration
  • Environmental adaptations

Awards and Honors

  • Virginia Scardina Award of Excellence, AOTF, 2008
  • A. Jean Ayres Award: AOTF, 2005


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Neural foundations of ayres sensory integration®
  2. Ayres Sensory Integration Meets Criteria for an Evidence-Based Practice: A Response to Stevenson [2019]
  3. A systematic review of ayres sensory integration intervention for children with autism
  4. Introduction to the evaluation in ayres sensory integration® (EASI)
  5. Manualization of occupational therapy using ayres sensory integration® for autism
  6. Application of data-driven decision making using ayres sensory integration® with a child with Autism
  7. Patterns of sensory integration dysfunction in specific populations: Evidence-based identification
  8. Linking Sensory Factors to Participation: Establishing Intervention Goals with Parents for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  9. Sensory integration and praxis patterns in children with autism
  10. State of the science: A roadmap for research in sensory integration
  11. Early Intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder under 3 years of age: Recommendations for practice and research
  12. Early identification and interventions for autism spectrum disorder: Executive summary
  13. Early screening of autism spectrum disorder: Recommendations for practice and research
  14. Early identification of autism spectrum disorder: Recommendations for practice and research
  15. Modification of the postrotary nystagmus test for evaluating young children
  16. Event report: Pre-congress workshop "Evidence-based practice and sensory integration in autism spectrum disorders" | Veranstaltungsbericht: Pre-Kongress-Workshop "Evidenz-Basierte-Praxis und Sensorische Integration bei Autismus-Spektrum-Störungen"
  17. Evolution of a theory: How measurement has shaped ayres sensory integration®
  18. Response from authors to comments on "An intervention for sensory difficulties in children with autism: A randomized trial"
  19. Interrater reliability and discriminative validity of the structural elements of the ayres sensory integration® fidelity measure©
  20. State of measurement in occupational therapy using sensory integration