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About Joanne Figone

Joanne has been in the field of pediatric occupational therapy for over 30 years, working in acute care settings, school environments, out-patient community clinics, and private clinics. She presently has a private practice in Petaluma, California. She has extensive experience with early intervention, feeding disorders, neuro-muscular disorders, autism spectrum disorders, school intervention and sensory integration. She is certified in the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests, Neuro-developmental Therapy, and Perceptual Enrichment Program.
Ms. Figone also has training in the Therapeutic Listening program, the SOS feeding program, and the Interactive Metronome Program. She has presented numerous workshops regarding child development, feeding, pediatric occupational therapy, sensory processing, and neuro-developmental therapy to therapists, teachers, mental health professionals, and parents. She is currently a workshop presenter for Handwriting Without Tears. She teaches Occupations of Children and Adolescents l and II, including clinical and community practice labs.

Positions

2004 Present Associate Adjunct Professor, Dominican University of California Department of Occupational Therapy
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1983 Present Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Private Practice
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19992012 Presenter, Handwriting Without Tears
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19871988 Occupational Therapist, California Children Services
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19811987 Occupational Therapist, Agency for Infant Development
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19781981 Occupational Therapist, Children's Hospital Medical Center
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19761978 Instructor/Clinical-Community Researcher, University of Southern California ‐ Occupational Therapy Department
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Curriculum Vitae


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Education

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1977 M.A., University of Southern California ‐ Occupational Therapy
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1974 B.A., University of California, Berkeley ‐ Psychology
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Contact Information

Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901

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