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Wendy Jane Coster

Wendy Jane Coster, American occupational therapist, educator. Registered occupational therapist. Member American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society, Society for Research in Child Development American Occupational Therapy Association.

Background

  • Coster, Wendy Jane was born on June 24, 1948 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Douglas Werth and Doris Elizabeth (Bayer) Coster.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Antioch College, 1971. Master of Science, Boston University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1986.

    Career

    • Occupational therapy assistant Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, 1971-1973. Staff occupational therapist Dorchester Mental Health Center, 1975-1978. Staff occupational therpist Cutler Counseling Center, Norwood, Massachusetts, 1978-1981.

      Private consultant Boston, 1978-1986. Assistant professor occupational therapy Boston University, since 1986. Seminar trainer KID Foundation, Denver, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Registered occupational therapist.

    Works

    • Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI)
    • Accurately evaluate functional disabilities with score forms and an easy-to-understand manual Assess key functional capabilities and performance in children ages six months to seven years with this practical resource.
    • Co-author: Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Membership

    Member American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society, Society for Research in Child Development American Occupational Therapy Association.

    Connections

    • Married Robert Paul Gould, March 5, 1947. Children: Molly Coster Gould, Jacob Coster Gould.
    • father: Douglas Werth Coster
    • mother: Doris Elizabeth (Bayer) Coster
    • spouse: Robert Paul Gould
    • children: Molly Coster Gould Coster
    • Jacob Coster Gould Coster
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    Born June 24, 1948
    (age 69)
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