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Brittany Saviers, M.S., OTR/L

Visiting Clinical Instructor I

BBrown@uca.edu

Doyne Health Science 328

(501) 852-0984

Mrs. Saviers has been practicing as an occupational therapist since 2008.  She joined the UCA OT Department as an adjunct instructor in the fall of 2013, before becoming a full-time faculty member in 2014 as a Visiting Clinical Instructor.  In addition to being an active fieldwork educator, her primary focus in clinical practice has been with pediatrics and young adults in school-based and community settings.   Mrs. Saviers co-directs Acting Creates Therapeutic Success (ACTS) in Little Rock, a community-based program providing adults with disabilities the opportunity to participate in the performing arts.   She also co-directs an annual weeklong performing arts summer camp for adults with disabilities through the ARC Arkansas.

Mrs. Saviers is currently collaborating on research regarding the Theory of Occupational Adaptation, as well as the effectiveness of an occupation-based performing arts program among adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities.

Mrs. Saviers is involved in numerous community and professional organizations including the American Occupational Therapy Association, executive board member of the Arkansas Down Syndrome Association, and an auxiliary member and performing arts coordinator for the Arkansas Enterprises for the Developmentally Disabled organization.

Education

2008 University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR.
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

2006 University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR.
Bachelor of Science

Research Interests

Development and effectiveness of occupation-based programming

Community-based practice

Transition process and planning of young adults

Theory of Occupational Adaptation