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, a graduate degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix in Honolulu, HI campus and is currently working on her OTD at the University of Kansas Medical Center.  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

Mental Health Theory, Mental Health Assessment and Intervention, OT Theory, Pediatric Theory, Assessment and Intervention,