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Judith Schoonover Judith Schoonover
AT Specialist
Loudoun County Public Schools
 

Judith Schoonover, MEd, OTR/L, ATP, FAOTA is an occupational therapist and former elementary school teacher. She is certified as an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) by RESNA and is a founding member of the Loudoun County Public Schools Assistive Technology Team. Judith has worked in schools for more than 39 years. She has authored articles and chapters, and presented on the topics of school-based occupational therapy, transition, literacy and assistive technology nationally. She has been a board member of Virginia Occupational Therapy Association, and has served as the communication liaison for the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Early Intervention and School Special Interest Section. She has participated on several National Association of Directors of Special Education (NASDE) workgroups pertaining to Response to Intervention (RtI), Transition, and Virtual Schools. Currently, Schoonover represents AOTA on the National Joint Committee (NJC) for the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities, and participates on AOTA's Transition and RtI Workgroups. She is a Strand Advisor for ATIA. Locally, she has volunteered for Loudoun Therapeutic Riding Foundation since 1998.