SOS Approach to Feeding, Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) certified professional
Pediatrics, cortical visual impairment, diagnosis and treatment of feeding disorders, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), pediatric concussion treatment, autism spectrum disorders, assistive technologies, clinical reflection
Ms. Mazel graduated with a master's in occupational therapy from Boston University, where she later completed her post-professional occupational therapy doctorate in September 2017. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Tufts University. She is a Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) certified professional since May 2018 and is passionate about an interprofessional approach to AAC. Prior to joining the Emerson staff, Ms. Mazel worked in outpatient pediatrics in the Washington, D.C. area where she specialized in treating children and adolescents with a wide range of impairments and disabilities. She has experience through clinical affiliations with children with multiple, severe disabilities in school and home settings. She participates annually in the International Immersion Experience and Volunteer partnership program between Boston University and St. Catherine University in Minnesota, supervising students at therapeutic sites in Quito, Ecuador, to facilitate understanding of cultural context, reflection on cultural biases, and foster strong clinical reflective skills. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.