Faculty Biography | Marie-Christine Potvin
Marie-Christine Potvin, Ph.D.Research Assistant Professor
Mann Hall, 3rd floor
Dr. Potvin is the interdisciplinary training coordinator of the CDCI. She also coordinates the VT LEND research practicum where she is the occupational therapy faculty. She teaches research method courses in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Her primary research interests are in social participation of children with autism spectrum disorder.
Areas of Expertise:
Assessment and Evaluation; Disability and Inclusion; Early Childhood; Research Methods; Special Education; Sport, Fitness and Health; Technology and Learning; Universal Design
Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI), TRIPSCY: Training and Resource for interdisciplinary Professionals Serving Children and Youth, Vermont Interdisciplinary Leadership Education for Health Professionals
- Potvin, M.-C., Prelock, P. A., Snider, L., & Savard, L. (in press). Promoting recreational engagement. In F. Volkmar (Ed), Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.
- Potvin, M.-C., Snider, L., Prelock, P. A., Kehayia, E. & Wood-Dauphinee, S. (2013). Recreational participation of children with high functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorder, 43(2), 445-457. doi: 10.1007/s10803-012-1589-6
- Potvin, M.-C., Snider, L., Prelock, P. A., Kehayia, E. & Wood-Dauphinee, S. (2013). Psychometrics of the Children’s Assessment of Participation and Enjoyment for those with high functioning autism. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67(2), 209-217. http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2013.006288
- Dennis, R. E., Potvin, M.-C., & MacLeod, M. (Fall 2010). Interdisciplinary journal club: Advancing knowledge translation in a rural state. Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services.
- Wilcox, D., Potvin, M.-C., Prelock, P.A. (2009). Oral-motor interventions and cerebral palsy: What the evidence says about efficacy. Special Interest Section Quarterly, Early Intervention and School, 16 (4).
- CMSI 311, Interdisciplinary Seminar in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (Fall 2013)
- CMSI 361, Research Method 2 (Fall 2013)
- CMSI 360, Research Method (Summer 2013)
- CMSI 312, Interdisciplinary Seminar in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities II (Spring 2014)
- CMSI 363, Systematic Review (Spring 2014)
Courses Taught in the Last 5 Years
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities; Research Method; Research Method 2
- Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences from McGill University
- M.S. in Emphasis Occupational Therapy from Medical University of South Carolina
- B.Sc. in Occupational Therapy from McGill University
Awards & Honors
- Judith Kornbluth Gelfand Pediatric Fellowship from McGill University: Award given yearly to a doctoral student conduction outstanding pediatric rehabilitation-related research. (2010)
- Clinical Practice Award from Vermont Occupational Therapy Association: Peer-nominated award given to a Vermont occupational therapist to acknowledge their excellence in clinical practice. (2006)
Licensure or Certifications
- Assistive Technology Practitioner, RESNA
- Occupational therapist, State of Vermont