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Kristie Patten Koenig

Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

Kristie Patten Koenig

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Kristie Patten Koenig, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Associate Professor, New York University, Department of Occupational Therapy. Dr. Koenig is an occupational therapist, with a PhD in Educational Psychology who examines the efficacy of interventions utilized in public schools for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Her research focuses on utilizing a relationship based paradigm and the individual with ASD's perspective to understand the impact of these issues on quality of life and adaptive behavior in order to guide person centered interventions utilizing strengths in inclusive settings. Dr. Koenig is the Principal Investigator of the ASD Nest Program, an inclusive program for children and adolescents with autism in the New York City Department of Education. She is also PI of the GIFTED project, a 3 year grant project aimed at developing women leaders in public schools in Ghana. Dr. Koenig teaches professional and post professional courses in the area of pediatric intervention, school based practice and sensory processing and regulation. Dr. Koenig has published and presented nationally and internationally on topics related to examining the efficacy of sensory and motor interventions that impact one's ability to regulate behavior in home and community environments.

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