Janice Flegle, MA, OTR/L, BCP

Janice Flegle, MA, OTR/L, BCP
Occupational Therapy Department
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450

Phone: (402) 559 5727
E-mail: jkflegle@unmc.edu


Professional Summary:

Ms. Flegle has worked in the MMI OT Department for over 30 years and was named Discipline Director in 2007. She is AOTA Board Certified in Pediatrics. She coordinates contracts for the provision of educationally related OT with Omaha Public Schools. She has taught locally, regionally, and nationally over the last 2 decades.

Education:

BS, Occupational Therapy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1978
MA, Special Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, 1986

Courses Taught:

Lecture/Lab in Team-taught Courses:
UNMC, PHYT 612 Pediatric Physical Therapy (Lecturer)
UNMC, PHYT 624 Orthotics and Prosthetics (Lecturer)

Research Interests and Projects:

  • NICU
  • Transition Age employment supports and post-HS options
  • Development of Early Literacy Skills
  • Supporting Caregivers of Children with Complex Feeding Problems

Selected Publications: (within the last 5 years)

  • Flegle, J & Edelbrock, CM (2013).  Best Practice in Supporting Children with Other Health Impairments.  In G. Frolek-Clark & B. Chandler (Eds).  Best Practices in School Occupational Therapy. Bethesda, MD:  AOTA Press.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association

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