Accolades, Award or Notable Achievements
Piller, A. & Pfeiffer, B. (2016). The sensory environment and participation of preschool children with autism spectrum disorder. OTJR: Occupation, Participation, and Health, 36(3), 103–111. doi: 10.1177/1539449216665116 Piller, A. & Candler, C. (2015). Gathering evidence from practice: Defining treatment for children with coordination delay. OT Practice, 20(20):9-12.
I have a passion for helping people learn to recognize their own strengths and learn how to work through areas of difficulty.
Aimee Piller PhD OTR/L, SIPT is a pediatric occupational therapist and owner of Piller Child Development LLC. Aimee graduated Summa Cum Laude with her bachelors degree in elementary education from York College in York, Nebraska, her Masters in Occupational Therapy from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and her PhD in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas.
Her dissertation research involved the co development of the Participation and Sensory Environment Questionnaire– Teacher Version and the establishment of the assessment as a reliable tool to assess the impact of the sensory environment on participation for preschool children with autism spectrum disorder. The tool is available for use at http://participationandsensoryenvironment.weebly.com Aimee specializes in sensory integration therapy and administration of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT). She is also a certified Therapeutic Listening provider and Interactive Metronome Provider. She is trained in neurodevelopmental treatment techniques for infants and has taken continuing education in treating preschool children with autism and assistive technology. Aimee is passionate about working with children and the relationship between sensory integration and learning. She believes that all children should have the opportunity to learn, grown, and become independent in their environments. She is committed to helping children reach their true potential.