Felicia Farron-Davis is a fifth generation San Franciscan who moved to Massachussetts 13 years ago. She has been married to her husband, Andy, for thirty years and has four children, two girls and twin boys; the youngest two who are finishing college... thank goodness!! She received her doctorate in Special Education from the University of California at Berkeley and San Francisco State University in December of 2003, and currently, for the past few years, she has taught as an assistant professor in the Education Department of Fitchburg State University. Her areas of interest are working with families, severe disabilities and qualitative and quantitative research. Prior to her current position she worked for eleven years at the California Research Institute at San Francisco State University. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her 7 siblings and her family, gardening, antiquing and reading.
Occupational therapy practitioners ensure that people recovering from illness, injury or with a disability can function in all their environments with the ability they have. They reduce health costs by promoting independence and self-care.