Ms. Oetter earned her bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Kansas and her master's degree in Special Education with special emphasis on Behavior and Learning Disorders from Kansas State University at Fort Hays State.
Clinically, Ms Oetter is an occupational therapist with over 40 years of pediatric clinical experience in sensory integration therapy, Therapeutic Listening, Samonas Sound Therapy, Cranial Sacral therapy, and neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT). Her work encompasses many disability groups from newborn to adult, especially infants and children with oral motor, learning, communication and/or behavior disorders. For her contribution to Occupational therapy she has been honored as a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association and awarded two Service Awards as well.
Currently, Ms. Oetter is a private consultant for families, school districts, and service providers in both the public and private sectors specializing the in provision of diagnostic, therapeutic intervention, and program development services. She is popular for her online mentoring of pediatric professionals.
Ms Oetter also has coauthored a number of publications including, MORE: Integrating the Mouth with Sensory and Postural Functions, of which she is the primary author, the MORE DVD and Out of the Mouths of Babes. She has contributed numerous articles and book chapters over the years.
Learn more about Patricia Oetter at: www.eppicot.com.