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Michelle Silverman, MS, OTR

Clinical Assistant Professor, ATAD Certificate Coordinator

Education

MS Occupational Therapy University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1999
BS Occupational Therapy The Ohio State University 1994

Selected Publications

Silverman, M. K., & Smith, R. O. (2006, September). Consequential Validity of an Assistive Technology Supplement for the School Function Assessment. Assistive Technology, 18(2), 155-165.
Silverman, M. K., Stratman, K. F., & Smith, R. O. (2000, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Measuring Assistive Technology Outcomes in Schools Using Functional Assessment. Diagnostique, 25(4), 307-325.
Edyburn, D., & Silverman, M. K. (1998). Technology resources for education student technology consultation service. Volume II: RESNA Resource Guide for Assistive Technology Outcomes: Assessment Instruments, Tools & Checklists From The Field, 229-249.
Silverman, M. K., & Edyburn, D. (1998). Assessment for assistive technology, switch assessment data sheet, system trial, system selection guide, system comparison worksheet. Volume II: RESNA Resource Guide for Assistive Technology Outcomes: Assessment Instruments, Tools & Checklists From The Field, 197-229.
Silverman, M. K., & Smith, R. O. (1998). Lifespace access profile and the lifespace access profile upper extension. RESNA (Ed.). Volume II: RESNA Resource Guide for Assistive Technology Outcomes: Assessment Instruments, Tools & Checklists From The Field, 32-41.

Presentations

Silverman, M. K., & Smith, R. O. (January 2017). AT Certification: What is it and Do I Need It?. 2017 Assistive Technology Industry Association Conference, Orlando, FL.
Silverman, M. K. (October 2016). Assistive Technology Credentials, What are They and Who Offers Them. Closing The Gap Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
Silverman, M. K., & McElwee, M. (November 2012). The iPad a Universal Design and More. WOTA conference, Madison, WI.
Silverman, M. K., Smith, R. O., Stratman, K., & Grogan, K. M. (May 2000). Project OATS (Outcomes of Assistive Technology in the Schools). 13th Annual Midwest Deans’ OT Research Conference, Milwaukee, WI.
Silverman, M. K., & Smith, R. O. (April 2000). Interpretation of the School Function Assessment for Use as an Assistive Technology Outcome Measure. OTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA.
Silverman, M. K., & Smith, R. O. (October 1999). Strategies for Effective Assistive Technology. Governor’s Wisconsin Education Technology Conference, Milwaukee, WI.
Silverman, M. K. (October 1999). Measuring Assistive Technology Outcome in Schools. Closing The Gap, Minneapolis, MN.
Silverman, M. K., Smith, R. O., Edyburn, D. L., & Taylor, D. (June 1999). Assistive Technology Outcomes in the Schools: Identifying a Valid Measure. RESNA ’99 Conference, Long Beach, CA.
Smith, R. O., Edyburn, D. L., & Silverman, M. K. (June 1999). Using the AAA Model for Performing Accessibility Audits. RESNA ’99 Conference, Long Beach, CA.
Silverman, M. K., Smith, R. O., & Edyburn, D. L. (April 1999). Assessing Assistive Technology in the Schools: Comparison of Nine Instruments. American Occupational Therapy Association’s Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
Smith, R. O., Silverman, M. K., & Edyburn, D. L. (April 1999). Assistive Technology Horror Stories by Occupational Therapists. American Occupational Therapy Association’s Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
Silverman, M. K., & Smith, R. O. (April 1999). Assistive Technology Outcome Instruments for OT’s: OATS FACT & SFA-AT. American Occupational Therapy Association’s Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
Silverman, M. K. (April 1999). Interpretation of the School Function Assessment: Results for use as an Assistive Technology Outcome Instrument. Dean’s Research Day, Madison, WI.
Smith, R. O., Edyburn, D. L., Silverman, M. K., & Taylor, D. (March 1999). Does The School Functions Assessment Measure Assistive Technology Outcomes. 6th Annual Wisconsin Technology Access Conference, Milwaukee, WI.
Smith, R. O., & Silverman, M. K. (March 1999). Is Your School Accessible?. 6th Annual Wisconsin Technology Access Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Professional Memberships

  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Honors & Awards

Award of Appreciation (2000) Southeast District of Wisconsin Occupational therapy Association.
Award of Appreciation (1999) Southeast District of Wisconsin Occupational therapy Association.