College of Health Professions

department of Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science

 

Faculty and Staff

 

Sonia Lawson, PhD, OTR/L
Graduate Faculty, Professional Program Director
Associate Professor

 

Office:   Enrollment Services, 244
Phone:   410-704-2313
Fax:   410-704-2322
E-mail:   slawson@towson.edu

 

 

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Education and Certifications

Ph.D. in Human Development, Educational Psychology, University of Maryland
M.Ed. in Curriculum Theory and Development, University of Maryland
B.S. in Occupational Therapy, Towson University

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Leader Certificate
Certified CarFit Evaluator
Volunteer Rebuilding Together




Areas of Professional Interest

Adult neurological conditions and stroke rehabilitation
Educational theory and program development
Experiences of caregivers for older adults

 

 

Courses Typically Taught

OCTH 221 Clinical Kinesiology
OCTH 313 Adult Neurological Occupational Therapy
OCTH 470 Adult & Older Adult Neurological Occupational Therapy
OCTH 600 Foundations of Occupational Therapy
OCTH 603 Issues in Occupational Therapy
OCTH 781 Graduate Seminar in Occupational Therapy Practice
OCTH 880 Graduate Project in Occupational Therapy


 

 

 

Publications

 

Lawson, S., & Murphy, L. (2012). Hip fractures and LE joint replacement. In H. Pendleton & W. Schultz-Krohn (Eds.), Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Science.

Lawson, S., & Murphy, L. (2012). Hip fractures and LE joint replacement. In M. Early (Ed.), Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant (2nd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Science.


Lawson, S. (2008). Learn to communicate with your Spanish speaking clients: Study abroad! OT Practice 13(3), p. 9-12.


Lawson, S. (2006). Hip fractures and LE joint replacement. In H. Pendleton & W. Schultz-Krohn (Eds.), Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction, (6th ed). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Science.


Lawson, S. (2006). Hip fractures and LE joint replacement. In M. Early (Ed.), Physical Dysfunction Practice Skills for the Occupational Therapy Assistant (2nd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Science.


Lawson, S. (2005). Hip fractures and LE joint replacement. In M. Early (Ed.), Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction for the Occupational Therapy Assistant (2nd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Science.

Grants

2012 Lawson, S. “The Possibility Garden: An Adapted Garden for All,” United States Department of Agriculture, Sub-grant: $3,400 (funded)


 

 

 


 


 


 





Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science
Enrollment Services, Room 245

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5 p.m.


Phone: 410-704-2762
Fax: 410-704-2322


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