Nicole R. Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L, is a licensed occupational therapist with more than 15 years of experience specializing in working with children and adolescents struggling with executive functioning skills, sensory processing behavior and social emotional learning. Her clinical practice includes work in the hospital, home health, outpatient and school-based settings. An associate professor at Nova Southeastern University’s Department of Occupational Therapy, Dr. Quint provides instruction in both the masters and doctoral programs since 2009. She provides consulting services specific to advocacy in the schools, organizational conflict assessments, leadership, program development and evaluation, as well as innovative practice development. Her research focus includes adults with sensory processing disorder, autism and vision and sensory-based interventions.
Dr. Quint has developed programs to promote sensory processing as a foundation for learning, social emotional learning and development to promote performance in all areas. She has an expansive presence in local, state and national conference platforms, including Region 7 South Occupational Therapy Group; Florida Occupational Therapy Association (FOTA); American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA); Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference; Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference (SoPAC, APPTA); as well as presenting at the Canadian Occupational Therapy Association Conference in 2018.
Dr. Quint heads the Making Sense of SPD Parent Support Group in Davie, FL, which works toward education, advocacy and support for families living with SPD. She is the co-creator of It Just Makes Sense, a grant-funded professional development program for the occupational and physical therapists working in Broward County Public Schools, the sixth largest school district in the nation. Dr. Quint is completing her Ph.D. in conflict analysis and resolution, focusing on conflict related to disabilities and systems, including special education, legal systems, and health care.
Financial: Nicole Quint maintains a private practice. She is an associate professor at Nova Southwestern University and an independent contractor with Western Psychological Services. Nicole receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Nicole Quint is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association; Florida Occupational Therapy Association; the Caribbean Occupational Therapy Association; American Association of University Women; and the Community Transition Collaboration. She also serves on multiple educational committees.