Educational Background

  • BHS Occupational Therapy, University of Missouri
  • M.Ed. Special Education, emphasis in Autism, University of Missouri
  • Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD), University of Kansas

Classes Taught

  • Clinical Practicum I and II
  • Pediatric Practice
  • Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Populations and Communities
  • Professional Issues

Other Professional Activities

  • Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Core Faculty, Missouri LEND grant – Training in Interdisciplinary Partnerships for Kids (
  • Co-faculty director, MU OT SWIM (Swimming and water instruction modifications) for Children with ASD
  • SHP Interprofessional Fellow

Research Interests

  • Autism
  • Community participation for children and youth with disabilities


  • Four Winds

Additional information regarding scholarly activity and service may be viewed in Lea Ann Lowery’s Curriculum Vitae.

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  • Department: Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Department: Health Psychology
  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Department: Occupational Therapy
  • Department: Physical Therapy
  • Athletic Training
  • Physical Therapy Program
  • Department: Public Health
  • Bachelor of Public Health
  • Master of Public Health
  • Department: Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
  • PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Science
  • UMKC Pharmacy @ Mizzou
  • Office of Student Services
  • Career Services
  • MU Adult Day Connection