Zoe Mailloux, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA is nationally and internationally recognized for her expertise in child development, sensory integration, autism, test development and occupational therapy. With more than 35 years of experience, Zoe has been a champion for increasing understanding of individual differences, with the aim of enhancing participation in meaningful ways, for people of all abilities.
As research assistant to Dr. A. Jean Ayres, the originator of sensory integration theory, Zoe began her career with a dedication to recognizing the importance of early sensory and motor experiences on learning and behavior. With more than 30 years, experience in executive leadership of non-profit therapy practices, Zoe has been known for developing innovative programs to support children and families. She also has an impressive record of research and scholarship, with more than 30 published journal articles and textbook chapters and over 500 presentations at workshops and conferences, worldwide. Currently, Zoe is on the faculty of the Jefferson University Occupational Therapy Department and she is one of the leaders of the Ayres Sensory Integration 2020 Vision initiative.
Zoe also serves as a consultant in program development and program evaluation, Her passion is to share her knowledge and expertise about the importance of sensory experiences in everyday life. She currently partners with individuals, programs, corporations and organizations on projects aimed at increasing understanding of and support for the sensory needs of all individuals.