Department: Occupational Therapy
Institution: Thomas Jefferson University
Mailing Address: 824 Edison Building, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 503-9609
Dr. Schaaf, a scholar of neural and behavioral sciences, builds on Dr. A. Jean Ayres’ research by studying the neural mechanisms of sensory processing and their impact on participation. She lectures extensively in the United States and abroad and has authored numerous articles, chapters, and books on these topics. A Switzer Fellow of the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Dr. Schaaf maintains a private practice in which she works with children and families affected by sensory dysfunction.