Tara Glennon

Dr. Glennon is a Professor of Occupational Therapy at Quinnipiac University and owner of the Center for Pediatric Therapy in Fairfield and Wallingford, CT. She has a long history of supporting individuals on the spectrum from infancy to adulthood and has numerous presentations and publications on these topics. In the past few years, she has authored chapters in each edition of AOTA’s Autism: A Comprehensive Occupational Therapy Approach; a chapter in Ryan’s text titled A Toddler with an Autism Spectrum Disorder; and OT Practice articles titled Transitioning to College: Issues for Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and Rhyming Storybooks: To Address Safety for Children with an ASD. Dr. Glennon’s current research involves the evaluation of sensory processing abilities in infants and the transitional needs of individuals on the autism spectrum going to college.

Dr. Glennon’s national recognitions include 1993 Board Certification in Pediatrics (BCP), the award of Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association (2002) for her commitment to Professional and Community Education in Pediatrics, and an AOTA Recognition of Achievement Award for her work and co-authorship on the Sensory Processing Measure: Facilitating School-Based Team Collaboration.

Tara's Courses:

Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders: What's the Evidence?

What others are saying:

“Dr. Glennon’s enthusiasm is contagious! She lectures in a way that you are entertained while learning! I left the seminar feeling updated in all facets of the OT profession.” -Jodi Gardner

“Wow! What a great, interactive and interesting conference. Tara is so knowledgeable and makes theinformation fun to learn through use of power-point, videos and real student stories. Thank you for a wonderful two-day informative and fun conference!” -Amy Forsythe

“Tara is an excellent, knowledgeable speaker who was both motivational and inspiring! She combines diverse learning activities to break up the day…What a great workshop!” -Amy Bartlett