Justin Lyons, MS OTR/L, has had over a decade of experience working with children of all ages and all abilities, in school, home, camp and community settings.  As an occupational therapist, he has served a multitude of pediatric populations, especially the learning disabled, emotionally disturbed and autistic spectrum populations.  He currently works at a premiere special needs school in NYC, where he developed a life-coaching program for pre-teens and teens.  Justin has been a presenter at the AOTA conference and both an adjunct professor and guest lecturer for a master’s occupational therapy program.  Justin mentors other aspiring occupational therapists, by encouraging evidence-based practice and compassion for the human experience.  He has provided seminars in the community to help parents and students understand the brain and the senses.  He has provided services as an expert witness in child occupational performance in a school setting.  Justin has practiced as a certified Irlen screener.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Justin Lyons has an employment relationship with The Summit School. He is an independent contractor with the New York Department of Education and is the owner of Special Connects, LLC. Justin Lyons receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Justin Lyons has no relevant non-financial relationships.