About Zara Harris, Occupational Therapist

Zara Harris

Zara Harris is an occupational therapist with more than 30 years experience. She is licensed in both the United States and the United Kingdom. Having worked with international schools on three different continents, she is in a unique position to understand the special needs of today's mobile families. Zara specializes in helping students (K 12) struggling with handwriting, homework, attention, time management and organization.

Professional Biography

  • Master of Science in Occupational Therapy 1999 2002
    Brunel University, London, UK
  • Occupational Therapy Registration 1988
    O.T. Certification Board, U.S.A.
  • Diploma of Occupational Therapy 1972 1975
    The London School of Occupational Therapy, UK
Professional Licenses
  • Maryland State Board of Occupational Therapy Practice (USA)
  • Government of the District of Columbia Board of Occupational Therapy (USA)
  • Health Professional Council (UK)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • British Association of Occupational Therapy, College of Occupational Therapy
  • Involved in many research projects when working in UK (1975-80)
  • ADHD in Adults: Affects on Work performance. Brunel University 2002.
  • Chapter on (DCD) /Dyspraxia in book ADHD: What can teachers do?
    by Dr. Geoff Kewley, Publ. David Fulton
  • Major contributions to book "100 ideas for supporting pupils with ADHD"
    by Dr.Geoff Kewley and Pauline Latham (2008), Publ. Continuum International
  • Who is Treating Adults with AD/HD: Maybe You? OT Practice 8.23.04, Publ. AOTA Bethesda, MD