Occupational Therapy

Beverly Menninger

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Master of Occupational Therapy Program; Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy


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Beverly Menninger, MA, OTR/L has her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Linfield College in McMinnville, OR, a graduate degree in Occupational Therapy from USC in Los Angeles, CA and a graduate degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix in Honolulu, HI campus.  Bev has practiced as an occupational therapist for over 30 years across the lifespan in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient healthcare settings, mental health facilities, skilled nursing facilities, home health care, pediatric clinics and schools. 


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Selected Scholarship

Menninger, B. & Frystak, K. ( 2016, April).  “Collaborating with Eye Care Professionals:  An Occupational Therapist’s Guide to Vision Screening and Referral", Short Course Presentation, AOTA National Conference, Chicago IL.


Menninger, B. (2007, November).  “But You Look Just Fine: Mild Acquired Traumatic Brain Injury – An Occupational Therapy Approach to the Invisible Disability”, Session Presented at the Illinois Occupational Therapy Association State Conference, Naperville, IL.

Menninger, B. ( 2007, October).  “Visual Dysfunction Following Brain Injury: An Occupational Therapy Perspective”. Session presented at the Illinois Brain Injury Association Conference, Oakbrook, IL.

Contributor to The Essential Guide to Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Education: Resources for Today's Educators and Practitioners, By Donna M. Costa, MS, OTR/L. AOTA, 2004.

Courses Taught

OT Theory, Pediatric Theory, Assessment and Intervention, Geriatric Theory, Assessment and Intervention