Welcome to my professional website.
I am Teresa A. May-Benson, ScD, OTR/L. If you are here you likely know me or know of me and are here for more information about some of the activities I am involved in regarding sensory integration and Sensory Processing Disorder. I am happy that my work is of interest to you.
***12/13/09 - This site is still under significant construction so please pardon my mess! I anticipate the site will undergo several revisions as I work with it to find my own personal style and layout. In the mean time I want to make this information available to you as soon as possible.
About This Site
The purpose of this site is to provide you, the clinician, with information on sensory integration intervention and Sensory Processing Disorder.
Check the New and Exciting section each visit to see what new information or changes have been added.
The Assessment Link on the left will take you to my assessments.
The Education Link will take you to to course handouts, reference lists, resources and other information related to sensory integration.
The Research Link will take you to research information and opportunities.
The Courses Link will take to you a schedule of my current teaching engagements and descriptions of courses I am available to conduct if you are interested.
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Teresa A. May-Benson, Sc.D., OTR/L, Clinical Director of Occupational Therapy Associates- Watertown, P.C. and Research Director of the Spiral Foundation at OTA-Watertown is a well-known lecturer and researcher on sensory integration theory and intervention. She has authored a number of book chapters and articles on praxis and sensory integration, and completed her doctoral dissertation on ideational praxis. Dr. May-Benson has a diverse background as a clinical practitioner having worked in private and public school settings as well as private practice. She is active in conducting research related to sensory integration through the non-profit Spiral Foundationís Sensory Processing Research Center. She has collaborated with well-known researchers such as Dr. Lucy Jane Miller, Dr. Shelly Lane and Dr. Roseann Schaaf. In her role of educator, she serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Indianapolis. She has a special interest in, and extensive experience with autism, particularly older students and adults. Dr. May-Benson received her bachelorís degree from Ohio State University and her masterís degree from Boston University with a concentration in sensory integration and school system therapy. She was a Maternal and Child Health Fellow in the Doctoral Program in Therapeutic Studies at Boston University. She has received the Virginia Scardinia Award of Excellence from AOTA for her work in ideational praxis.
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