Lenin Grajo, Ph.D., Ed.M., OTR/L

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Assistant Professor
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Lenin Grajo


Phone: (314) 977-8898

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Curriculum Vitae

Doctor of Philosophy, Occupational Therapy
Texas Woman's University, Dallas, TX

Master of Education, Human Development and Psychology with an Emphasis in Children's Literacy
Harvard University

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
University of the Philippines

Dr. Grajo has over eleven years of pediatric occupational therapy practice and specializes in helping children with reading difficulties. His lines of scholarship include development and validation of assessments using the Rasch Model of Measurement, development of pediatric practice models, and exploring the role of occupational therapy in supporting children who struggle to read. Dr. Grajo is a multi-awarded educator who has presented at international, national and state-wide conferences and meetings.

Professional Associations
American Occupational Therapy Association
World Federation of Occupational Therapists
International Dyslexia Association
Learning Disabilities Association of America

Courses Taught
Contexts of Occupation
Theoretical Foundations of OT
Occupational Performance and Assessments of Infants and Children

Research Interests

  • The Measurement Properties of the Inventory of Reading Occupations: An assessment tool of children's reading participation.

  • Measurement of learning outcomes in Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Education

  • The effectiveness of Occupation-based intervention for children with reading difficulties.

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