Clinical Practice Leader for OT; Functional Cognition & Vision OT
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Kelsey Watters, OTR/L is an occupational therapist at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago). She is currently the clinical practice leader for occupational therapy in the staff development department and also works in the Think & Speak Lab as a functional cognition and vision therapist. She graduated from University of Washington with her masters in occupational therapy in 2011. Since then, her clinical interest areas have been traumatic brain injury (both adult and pediatric), visual/perceptual impairments and functional cognition. She has facilitated lectures and workshops at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and teaches part-time in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Occupational Therapy program. Kelsey has lectured on topics related to brain injury, functional cognition, visual impairments and health literacy as well as participated in several research studies related to attention, motor recovery, and disorders of consciousness. She is currently collaborating with scientists at SRAlab to assess visual tracking patterns in patients who have unilateral spatial neglect.
Friday, October 23, 2020
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM EST