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Jeryl Disanti Benson, American occupational therapist. Registered occupational therapist; certified neurodevelopmental treatment, infant massage instructor; certified to administer Sensory Integration and Praxis Test; board certified in pediatrics.


Benson, Jeryl Disanti was born on August 14, 1965 in Tarentum, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Joseph Richard and Constance Ann (Grebeck) DiSanti.


Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1987. Master of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1995. Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Duquesne University, 2002—2010.


Occupl. therapist, United Cerebral Palsy Association, Nassau County, New York, 1987-1988;occupational therapist, coordinator equipment clinic, National Center for Disability Superior vena cava syndrome, Albertson, New York, 1989-1991;reah. technical consultant, National Center for Disability Superior vena cava syndrome, Albertson, New York, 1990-1991;occupational therapist, clinical education coordinator, DT Watson Ednsl. Superior vena cava syndrome, Sewickley, Pennsylvania, since 1991. Instructor U. Pittsburgh, since 1993, Chatham College, since 1995.

Member International Medical Assistance Team, 1994. Adjunct faculty Duquesne U., since 1997.


Member of committee NFL Childrens Charities, New York City, 1987-1991, National Center for Disability services/Sports Night Fundraiser, Albertson, New York, 1988-1991. Community representative American Cancer Association, Long Island, 1990. Member Midwestern Intermediate Unit Task Force, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, 1993.

Member American Occupl. Therapy Association, Neurodevel. Treatment Association (state representative since 1993), Pennsylvania Occupl.

Therapy Association, Sensory Integration International.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, reading, cross-stitching, biking.


Married Troy Bartholomew, March 28, 1987.