Amanda C. Jozkowski, PhD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, MS Program Director, Graduate Faculty

Amanda Jozkowski, PhD, OTR/L

Contact Information

Linthicum Hall, 340G


PhD, Occupational Science, University of Southern California, 2014

Graduate Certificate, Clinical, Biomedical, and Translational Investigations, USC Keck School of Medicine, 2013

BS/MS, Occupational Therapy, Towson University, 2008

Areas of Expertise

Assistive Technology

Children and Youth

Community-based Health Promotion and Participatory Research

Development and Psychometric Testing of Assessment Tools

Research Design and Statistics

Select Publications

  • Exner, C., & Jozkowski, A.C. (2019). Best Practices in Fine Motor Skills to Enhance Participation. In G. Frolek Clark, J. Rioux, & B.E. Chandler (Eds.), Best practices for occupational therapy in schools (2nd ed.). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
  • Jozkowski, A.C. & Cermak, S.A. (2019). Moderating effect of social interaction on enjoyment and perception of physical activity in young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2047-3869, 1-13. DOI: 10.1080/20473869.2019.1567091
  • Jozkowski, A.C., & Hewitt, S.A. (2019). Promoting community inclusion and integration for youth. In M. E. Scaffa & S. M. Reitz, (Eds.), Occupational therapy in community-based practice settings (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company. (in press)
  • Jozkowski, A.C., Wilson, K.P., Chasson, G.S., & Crabtree, L. (2019). Proof of concept study of the development of a survey protocol for adults with ASD participating in community-based programs. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 83(2), 152–174. DOI: 10.1521/bumc.2019.83.2.152
  • Crabtree, L., & Jozkowski, A. (2018). Promoting Driving and Community Mobility. In: R. Watling & S. Spitzer, (Eds.), Autism (4th ed.). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.
  • Krutt, H., Dyer, L., Arora, A., Rollman, J., & Jozkowski, A.C. (2018). PhotoVoice is a Feasible Method of Program Evaluation at a center serving adults with autism. Evaluation and Program Planning, 68: 74-80. DOI:
  • Jozkowski, A.C., Presgraves, E.A., Hodges, K.L., Wirth, E.N., Brandstetter, N.E., & Thayer, M.T. (2018). A Novel rubric to evaluate wearable cameras for assessment of interrater reliability. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 38(2): 121-130. DOI:
  • Miao, S., Tang, Z., Feng, J.H., & Jozkowski, A.C. (January 2018). Exploring multi-modal communication approach for young children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). Proceedings of the 2017 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, IEEE Computer Society.
  • Wilson, K.P., Chasson, G.S., Jozkowski, A.C., & Mulhern, M.V. (2017). Impact of a Pre-Professional Clinical Education Experience with Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Preparation of Future Speech-Language Pathologists. Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences & Disorders, 1(1): 1-23.
  • Jozkowski, A.C., Lichtenwalner, M.A., & Cermak, S.A. (2016). Case studies on the feasibility of exergaming to enhance physical activity in youth on the autism spectrum. Good Autism Practice, 17(2): 24-36.

Select Presentations

  • Cermak, S.A., Tran, C., Turnbull, C., & Jozkowski, A.C. (2017). Validity of the Little Developmental Disorder Questionnaire-US. Poster presented July 5 at the 12th International Conference on Developmental Coordination Disorder, Freemantle (Perth), Australia.
  • Jozkowski, A.C. (2017). Challenges and Rewards of using PhotoVoice as a Participatory Method with Individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Research Panel presented June 3, 2017 at the Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars, Boston, MA.
  • Krutt, H., Dyer, L., Arora, A., Rollman, J., & Jozkowski, A.C. (2017). PhotoVoice as a Participatory Method of Program Evaluation. Poster presented April 3, 2017 at the Eastern Evaluation Research Society Annual Conference, Absecon, New Jersey.
  • Brandel, C. & Jozkowski, A.C. (2016). Assessing Strategically: Investigating our (Mis)Use of Tools. Paper presented November 11, 2016 at the Maryland Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Pikesville, MD.
  • Jozkowski, A.C. (2016). Partner play enhances physical activity in young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Grand Rounds Lecture presented April 8, 2016 at the National Institutes of Health-Rehabilitation Medicine Department lecture series, Bethesda, MD.
  • Jozkowski, A.C., Wilson, K.P., Chasson, G., Hoer, K., Focazio, A., Finkelstein, B., & Grant, A. (2016). Feasibility of a Systematic Outcomes Assessment Protocol for Adults with ASD Participating in Community-Based Programs. Poster presented May 13, 2016 at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Baltimore, MD.
  • Wilson, K., Geary, L., Thomas, T., Chasson, G., & Jozkowski, A. (2016). Qualitative impact of graduate SLP students' hands-on clinical experiences with adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented November 19, 2016 at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.