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

• Pediatric Practice
• Advanced Pediatric Practice
• Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy
• Pediatric Clinical Practice
• Occupational Therapy Clinical Practice

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

Research Interests

• Autism
• Community participation for children and youth with disabilities


• Four Winds
• Co-Facilitator-Freshman Interest Group (FIG)

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: Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Public Health
  • Department: Health Psychology
  • Department: Occupational Therapy
  • Department: Physical Therapy
  • Athletic Training
  • Physical Therapy Program
  • Master of Public Health
  • PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Science
  • UMKC Pharmacy @ Mizzou
  • Office of Student Services
  • Career Services
  • MU Adult Day Connection