Stephanie de Sam Lazaro

Assistant Professor, OTD Program Director

651-690-6622

sldesamlazaro@stkate.edu

  • Culturally relevant pediatric assessment and intervention practices
  • The role of the caregiver in pediatric assessment and intervention
  • Co-occupational participation for infants and toddlers
  • Culturally relevant practices within mealtime routines

Occupational Therapy Doctorate
St. Catherine University, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 2014

Master of Arts, Occupational Therapy
College of St. Catherine, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 2006

Bachelor of Science, Occupational Science
College of St. Catherine, Saint Paul, Minnesota, Summa Cum Laude, 2005

Occupational Therapist, St. Paul Public Schools, 2008–2014

Occupational Therapist, University of MN Medical Center, Fairview, 2006–2010

Occupational Therapist, St. Louis Park Public Schools, 2007–2008

Occupational Therapist, The Therapy Place, 2006–2007

de Sam Lazaro, S. (2015). "Norm-Referenced Assessments in Birth-3 Population: A Case for Policy Change." Division for Early Childhood Annual Conference

de Sam Lazaro, S. (2015). "The Role of Occupational Therapy in Early Intervention: Time for Specialization?" Division for Early Childhood Annual Conference

de Sam Lazaro, S. (2015). "Early Intervention Evaluation: Focusing on the True Purpose." Professional Development for St. Paul Public Schools

de Sam Lazaro, S. (2014). "ECFE and ECSE Collaboration Birth to Age 5." Professional Development at St. Paul Public Schools

de Sam Lazaro, S. (2013). "Creating a Language for Visits in Inclusive Settings." Professional Development at St. Paul Public Schools

de Sam Lazaro, S. (2013). "Early Childhood Special Education: Birth-3 and 3-5." Invited Presenter to Early Childhood Family Education

Barton, M., de Sam Lazaro, S., Mercado, M. & Perra, E. (2012). "Evidence Based Practice in the Schools." Minnesota Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference

Kolars, K. & de Sam Lazaro, S. (2012). "Social Communication, Healthy Relationships, and Young Children." Invited Speaker to St. Paul Public Schools Early Childhood Family Education