Megan Peters, PT, D.Sc., PCS

Oklahoma Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)
1100 N. E. 13th st.
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
 
Phone: 405-271-5700
Email: megan-peters@ouhsc.edu
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Last Updated: August 30, 2017

Megan Peters
 

Leadership: Associate LEND Director
Leadership Administrative Staff: OKLEND Training Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Training Director
 
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy
 
AUCD Council Membership: National Training Directors' Council

Vita/Bio

Dr. Peters became a licensed physical therapist in 1996 and worked at the VA hospital until she moved into pediatric physical therapy in the public schools in 1998. Dr. Peters completed Oklahoma LEND training in 1999 and became instructional faculty for OKLEND in 2000, providing a practicum experience in the public school system for long-term OKLEND Interns. Dr. Peters completed her Master's degree in Rehabilitation Science in 2001, with a thesis study on parents' perspectives on school-based therapy services for their children with disabilities. Dr. Peters chaired the OT/PT department at Putnam City schools and spearheaded the development of a parent resource fair. She became a certified Assistive Technology Professional in 2013 and coordinated a new district-wide assistive technology program. In 2015, Dr. Peters received a Doctor of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma. She studied how the OKLEND program influenced graduates. Dr. Peters worked with the OKLEND program as a consultant and program coordinator from 2015 to 2017 and became the OKLEND Training Director in 2017. She has increased the use of technology in the program and helped to expand the program to participants in Tulsa, 90 miles away from the Oklahoma City campus using distance learning strategies.