- EdD, West Virginia University, 2017
- BA, West Virginia University, 2001
- MOT, West Virginia University, 2002
About Amanda Acord-Vira
Dr. Acord-Vira joined WVU in 2010 with a major area of clinical interest in adult neuro-rehabilitation including traumatic brain injury and stroke. She has published articles on traumatic brain injury including return to work and school after injury.
Acord-Vira, A., Davis, D., Wheeler, S., & Curtis. R. (2019). Returning to the classroom following sports-related concussion: Perspectives of college student athletes. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 32(1), 35-48.
Davis, D., Acord-Vira, A., & Legters, K. (2018). Traumatic brain injury: Occupational therapy interventions to address impairments, activity, and participation limitations. Western Schools.
Acord-Vira, A., Davis, D., Wheeler, S., & Cannoy, A. (May, 2018). Occupational therapy’s role in return to work after a concussion. AOTA SIS Quarterly Practice Connections, 3(2), 31-33.
Wheeler, S., Acord-Vira, A., Arbesman, M., & Lieberman, D. (2017). Evidence Connection: Occupational Therapy Interventions for Adults With Traumatic Brain Injury. American Journal of Occupational Therapy,71, 7103395010p1-7103395010p3. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.713005.
Davis, D., Wheeler, S., & Acord-Vira, A. (February, 2017). Evaluation of Return to Work Skills Following Traumatic Brain Injury. AOTA SIS Quarterly Practice Connections, 2(1), 26-28.
Wheeler, S. & Acord-Vira, A. (2016). Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Traumatic Brain Injury. Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press .
Wheeler, S., Acord-Vira, A., & Davis, D. (2016). Effectiveness of interventions for adults with psychological and emotional impairments after traumatic brain injury: an evidence-based review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70(3), 7003180060p1-7003180060p9. doi:10.5014/ajot.115.020677.
Acord-Vira, A., Wheeler, S., & Davis, D. (May, 2016). Returning to work after traumatic brain injury. AOTA SIS Quarterly Practice Connections, 1(2), 25-27.
OTH 304 – Physical Impairment and Function 1
OTH 401 – Physical Impairment and Function 2
OTH 308 – Evaluation Procedures
OTH 309 – Brain and Occupation in OT
- Certified Brain Injury Specialist #6462
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Other Speciality Training, Master's Certification in Special Education and Brain Injury
George Washington University