Sandra Hodgetts (Alumni) - University of Alberta
|Award Type:||Postdoctoral Award|
|Supervisor(s):||Dr. Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, U Alberta Dr. David Nicholas, U Calgary|
|Project Title:||The impact of autism spectrum disorders on families|
Dr. Hodgetts is an occupational therapist with over 15 years experience in working with children with autism and their families. She is Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Alberta. She completed her undergraduate training at McMaster University (1998), clinical training in OT at Western University (2000), a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Alberta (2009), and Post-Doctoral training in Pediatrics at the University of Alberta (2010-2013). Sandy is interested in collaborative, interdisciplinary research on interventions, supports and services that improve the health and participation of individuals with autism and their families. She is also committed to improving occupational therapists use of evidence-based approaches with individuals with autism.