Shannon Levandowski, OTD, OTR, BCP, SCSS

Assistant Clinical Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Denton Campus

Shannon Levandowski

Contact

 

Denton Campus
MCL 814
Denton, TX 76029
Phone: 940-898-2814
Fax: 940-898-2806
slevandowski@twu.edu

Recent Publications

Articles

Stelter, L., Levandowski, S., Ratcliff, K, Alvarenga, R., Williams, K., & Reulas, J. (2017). Reflections on a Fieldwork Coordinator Community of Practice, OT Practice.

Presentations

Clinical Education Seminars

 “OT Process and Professional Expectations in Four Intervention Settings: School Based”, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 09-23-02

“Handwriting: Not Just in the Hands” Lake Villa School District, Lake Villa, Illinois, 08/07/03

“Making Sense of Sensory”, LASEC Professional Development, Franklin Park, IL, 01-24-05

“Universal Design for Learning: Tools to Take”, LASEC Professional Development, Franklin Park, IL, 01-23-06

“Curriculum Connection: Connecting OT/PT to the Classroom Curriculum”, Ongoing Training within LASEC, Franklin Park, IL, 2005-2006 School Year, 2006-2007 School Year

“The Effectiveness of Visual Schedules on On-Task and Off-Task Behaviors in Students Diagnosed with Autism, ASD, and PDD”, Boston University, Lead the Way Symposium, Boston, MA, 05-21-07

“Using Visual Schedules to Promote Student Participation and Success in the Classroom”, LASEC Professional Development, Franklin Park, IL, 01-20-09

“Three Innovative Social Interaction Programs for Children with ASD: Evidence-Based Approaches for School and Community”, Boston University, Lead the Way Symposium, Boston, MA, 05-17-09

“A Family Perspective”, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin & Medical College of Wisconsin, Medical Education Series, Milwaukee, WI, 02-16-10

“IEP Goal Development and Incorporating Common Core”, Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association, Appleton, WI, 10-11-14.

“Taking a New Perspective on Fieldwork Education: Self Reflection to Understand Another”, Dallas, TX, 4/25/15.

Professional Continuing Education Webinars/Seminars

“IEP Goal Development & Incorporating Common Core”, OccupationalTherapy.com, Continuing Education Webinar, 06-02-14.

“Strategies for Effective Collaboration with Teachers and the IEP Team”, OccupationalTherapy.com, Continuing Education Webinar, 07-14-14.

“Texas Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Consortium: Promoting Fieldwork Best Practice: Supervision, Feedback and Medicare/Medicaid” , Texas Occupational Therapy Association, 2015 Mountain Central Conference, Richardson, TX 11-6-15. (TX AFWC Consortium)

“Flexible Scheduling and Workloads – Effective Use of Therapist Time in School Setting” 2015 Statewide School-Based OT/PT Conference, CESA 1, Wisconsin Dells, WI 11-12-15.

“Facilitating Fieldwork Success”, Texas Occupational Therapy Association, 2016 Mountain Central Conference, Sugarland, TX, 11-5-16.

“Addressing Fieldwork Challenges to Support Ethical Dilemmas”, Texas Occupational Therapy Association, 2016 Mountain Central Conference, Sugarland, TX, 11-5-16 (TX AFWC Consortium)

“Educating Entry Level Fieldwork 2 Students: Framing Specialist Expectations” Texas Occupational Therapy Association, 2017 Mountain Central Conference, Austin, TX, 11-19-17. (TX AFWC Consortium)

Scientific Poster Presentations

“The Effectiveness of Visual Scheduling on On-Task and Off-Task Behaviors in Students Diagnosed with Autism, ASD and PDD”, Poster presentation. American Occupational Therapy Association Annual conference, Long Beach, California,  4-11-08

“Using Visual Schedules to Facilitate Classroom Participation”, Poster Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, 4-25-09

“The Effectiveness of Visual Scheduling on On-Task and Off-Task Behaviors in Students Diagnosed with Autism, ASD and PDD”, Poster Presentation, Autism Society of American, St. Charles, Illinois, 07-24-09

“Finding the Balance in Collaboration and Occupation Based Practice in School Based OT”, Poster Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 04-03-14.

“Celebrating Your Inner Superhero: Promoting Participation and Quality of Life Through Pretend Play in a Child With Complex Congenial Heart Defect” Poster Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference 100th, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Accepted 03-30-17.

“Promoting Fieldwork Success During Level 2 Rotations: Development and Implementation of Targeted Action Plans” Poster Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference 100th, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Accepted 03-31-17.

“Reflections on a Fieldwork Coordinator Community of Practice: The Texas Academic Fieldwork Coordinator Consortium”, Poster Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference 100th, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Accepted 04-01-17. (TX AFWC Consortium)

Certifications

  • AOTA Board Certification in Pediatrics
  • AOTA Board Specialty Certification in School Systems

Affiliations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Texas Occupational Therapy Association
  • Texas AFWC Consortium – Co-Chair

Clinical Experience

  • School Based Early Childhood Pediatric Occupational Therapist
    • Focus on autism in ages 3-6 in school setting
  • Outpatient Pediatric Therapy
  • Home Based Pediatric Therapy