Lauren Foster OTD OTR/L

  • Occupational Therapist and Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Kansas City, Kansas   


Lauren Foster, OTD OTR/L is a clinical assistant professor in the Occupational Therapy Education Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Foster’s research and practice efforts focus on adult learning strategies, sensory processing, coaching, and community-based supports for adults and children with disabilities. She is a co-director of the Sensory Supported Swimming Program which provides swim lessons for children with autism spectrum disorders.

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Kids with Special Needs

Navigating swim lessons for kids with and without disabilities
Swimming is a great physical and social activity that promotes health and wellness for all individuals. The key to having successful swim lessons is preparing your child for expectations and the envir...

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