Debbie Allen, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant ProfessorDebbie Allen

Contact info

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (518) 244-4591
Office: Ricketts 323

Degree Information

Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, concentration in Pediatric Science – Rocky Mountain University, 2011 

B.S. in Occupational Therapy 1995
Utica College


NYS License
NBCOT Certified

Local Certification, Assistive Technology Specialist

Clinical Practice

Occupational Therapist (previously full time for 16 years, now part time) in school-based practice and as a private practice evaluator (4 years).

Courses Taught

OTH-616 Evaluation and Intervention: School-Based Practice and Lab

OTH-626 Level I Fieldwork: Pediatrics

OTH-512 Technology and Adaptations in OT Practice

OTH-617 Evaluation and Intervention: Early Intervention Settings and Lab

OTH-622 Fieldwork Seminar

OTH-514 Occupational Performance in Children and Youth and Lab

OTH 567- Research Methods for Health Professionals

OTH 669-Research Seminar I

OTH 670- Research Seminar II


Child Hand Development: Present Implications for Children’s Occupations, Doctoral Capstone, 2011

Recent Presentations

Child Hand Development, NYSOTA Annual Conference, Rochester - November 2012

AOTA Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program, Utica, NY - October 4-5, 2013, Auburn, NY - June 8-9, 2012

Professional Organizations

Member of American Occupational Therapy Association

Member of New York State Occupational Therapy Association


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