Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Julie D. Smith, MS, OTR/L

Julie D. Smith, MS, OTR/L

Oklahoma Autism Network, Co-Director


Contact Information:

Oklahoma Autism Network
AHB 1142 

(405) 271-7476 Ext 47120

Julie-Smith@ouhsc.edu


Education:

M.S., Rehabilitation Science emphasis in serving infants, toddlers and youth under the IDEA, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 2004
B.S., Occupational Therapy, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 1998


Research Interests:

Autism spectrum disorders

  • Parent-professional collaboration
  • Natural learning opportunities and environments as context of intervention
  • Social engagement
  • Understanding needs of parents
  • Understanding needs of individual's living with autism
  • Understanding the use of evidence-based practices and needs of professionals

Early Intervention

  • Transition services for children and families exiting early intervention

 


Clinical:

Early intervention


Service:

Contracts between the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Developmental Disabilities Services and the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center on behalf of the Oklahoma Autism Network, 2007 to present.  Serve as the co-director.