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Fabrizi, Sarah (Ph.D.)

Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy Program

MAR 0338
 Occupational Therapy
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Sarah Fabrizi, PhD, OTR/L, is an Associate Professor in the Occupational Therapy program. Before joining FGCU OT, Sarah worked as an occupational therapist in a variety of practice settings with a focus on early childhood and early intervention. Dr. Fabrizi has presented nationally and internationally and has authored in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks on topics such as play and playfulness, playgroups in early intervention, social play and friendship, social and emotional development, parent self-efficacy and engagement, and social participation. Fabrizi is co-chair of the Florida Occupational Therapy Association Research Special Interest Section, and co-facilitates the American Occupational Therapy Association's Early Childhood Community of Practice. 

Professional Experience: 

  • 2012- present Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL
  • 2020 Associate Professor
  • 2014 Assistant Professor
  • 2013 Visiting Instructor Full-time
  • 2012 Visiting Instructor Part-time
  • 2012- present Early Steps of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, FL
  • 2011-2012 Elite Speech Therapy, Fort Myers, FL
  • 2007 - 2010 My Gym Naples, Naples, FL
  • 2002 - 2012 Naples Community Hospital, Naples, FL
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