Lauren Holahan, MSOT

OS_Holahan.jpgOffice Phone: (919) 843-4466
Fax: (919)-966-2007
Email: lauren_holahan@med.unc.edu
Website: http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/ocsci/schoolbasedot.htm

Education

  • MS, Occupational Therapy, UNC-CH
  • BA, Biology, Duke

Personal Statement

Lauren joined the faculty in 2007 and is the Occupational Therapy and Medicaid Consultant to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. She is an Occupational Therapist with 12 years experience in public schools, hospital, and outpatient settings. Prior to joining the faculty, Lauren led the Durham Public Schools occupational therapy program for 5 years.

Selected Presentation and Workshop, Titles/Topics

  • School-based Physical & Occupational Therapy: An Educationally Integrated Approach
  • Ethics of School-based Practice
  • Introduction to OT & PT in Public Schools
  • Medicaid Cost Recovery in Public Schools
  • Preschool Related Service Delivery in Public Schools
  • Addressing Overweight & Obesity in Public School Students
  • Embedding Movement in Classroom Instruction
  • Every Body’s Role in Learning: Why Moving Matters
  • Introduction to Occupational Therapy with Preschoolers with Autism
  • Preschool Development and Classroom Strategies
  • Best Practice for School-based Occupational Therapy
  • Integrating the OT Practice Framework and Standard Course of Study in School-based Practice