Anne Hiller Scott

Name and Contact

  • Anne Hiller Scott, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Training and Advanced Certifications

  • B.A. NYU, Occupational Therapy 1969
  • M.A. NYU, Occupational Therapy 1984
  • PhD. NYU, Occupational Therapy 1995

Area(s) of Expertise

  • MS aquatic exercise program and Lupus aquatic tai chi, aquatic course development, interdisciplinary university setting with regional Multiple Sclerosis Society and local Lupus association, including research protocols and publications
  • Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS) with OT students, response to mental health fieldwork and wellness goals
  • Using Learning and Study Skills Inventory (LASSI) for OT student counseling and review of learning strategies and study skills
  • Portrayal of disability in film for use in teaching
  • Narrative reasoning using disability-themed films
  • Community disability advocacy

Awards and Honors

  • AOTA Roster of Fellows
  • National MS NYC Chapter, Linda Morgante Excellence in Health and Wellness Promotion Award
  • Alpha Eta Honor Society, ASAH
  • Brooklyn Center for the Independence of the Disabled-Honoree: Organized Brooklyn International Disability Film Festival & Wellness Expo
  • LIU Career Services, Faculty of the Year
  • New York City Mayor’s Proclamation for OT Month 4/2002
  • On behalf of MNYD OT Association of NYSOTA for Organizing and Presenting: Panel on “Post 9/11: Personal and Professional Reflections”
  • MNYD NYSOTA Abreu Service Award
  • Kappa Delta Pi, NYU Chapter Education Honor Society

Leadership Accomplishments and Passions (List up to 10)

  • Founded Long Island University OT Program with mission of community service and health promotion/wellness for people living with disabilities
  • Numerous publications and editorial review activity including publishing a book on community mental health and book chapters on mental health practice and education
  • Organized the Brooklyn International Disability Film Festival and Wellness Expo to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the ADA

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