Amy Armstrong-Heimsoth, OTD, OTR/L
Dr. Armstrong-Heimsoth is Assistant Clinical Professor for the Department of Occupational Therapy at Northern Arizona University on the Phoenix Bioscience Core. She has 6 years teaching experience combined on an adjunct and full time basis in graduate level education at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona.
Dr. Armstrong-Heimsoth graduated with her post-professional doctorate degree that has an emphasis in pediatrics from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in spring of 2014. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Human Development & Family studies from the University of Missouri in 1992 and her Master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Southern California in 1997. Additional certifications include: Sensory Integration & Praxis Test, Interactive Metronome, Samonas, The Listening Program, Neuro-developmental Treatment for the baby, Certified Infant Massage Instructor, and Leadership Education in Neuro-Developmental Disabilities.
Dr. Armstrong-Heimsoth has 18 years clinical pediatric experience across all pediatric practice areas including: neonatal intensive care, intensive care, cardio-vascular intensive care, outpatient, early intervention, home health and school based practice. Her research interests include neurodevelopmental disabilities, infant motor and sensory development, pediatric practitioners practice patterns and beliefs, and parent empowerment through education.
Dr. Armstrong-Heimsoth is a member of the Circle of Advisors for the American Occupational Therapy Political Action Committee and a member of the Arizona Legislative committee.
Collaborative Intervention Research Interests: Neurodevelopmental disabilities and impact on occupational performance, infant motor and sensory development, pediatric practitioners practice patterns and beliefs, and parent empowerment through education.