William Sit, OT, PhD,, BCPR

Associate Clinical Professor

Occupational Therapy

William Sit, OT, PhD,, BCPR

Contact

wsit@twu.edu
214-562-7020
5500 Southwestern Medical
Dallas, TX 75235
Dallas Campus
IHSD 8804

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Biography

William Sit, OT, PhD, BCPR, is a practicing occupational therapist and associate clinical professor in Dallas, Texas. He received a board certification in physical rehabilitation since 2020, with extensive clinical experience in neurologic rehabilitation in a variety of settings ranging from acute rehabilitation to outpatient and home health settings. He is certified in Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT), clinical educating, Kinesotaping, Interactive metronome, Arnadottir OT-ADL Neurobehavioral Evaluation (A-ONE), LSVT BIG for individuals with Parkinson’s disease, and other movement disorders. William has been a practicing occupational therapist using evidence-based and clinically relevant interventions for adults with a variety of neurologic diagnoses for more than 30 years. In 2020, he was awarded “OT of the Year” in the state of Texas. In 2021 he also won the nomination to represent all of Texas in the Representative Assembly of the American Occupational Therapy Association and Outstanding Faulty Redbud Award. In 2022, he was selected as a winner of the TOTA 2022 Roster of Merit Award.

Education

Ph.D., Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman's University
M.A., Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman's University
Other, Occupational Therapy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Expertise

Adult Physical Rehabilitation; Hand Therapy; ICU Critical Care; Low Vision; Stroke Rehabilitation; Kinesotaping; Certified Sensory Integration & Praxis Test.

Latest Articles

Occupational Therapy in Primary Health Care for Underserved Populations: A Scoping Review
Occupational Therapy in Health Care: A Journal of Contemporary Practice (2022)
William Sit, Carolyn Wheeler, Noralyn D Pickens

Comparing Learning Platform Impact on Low Vision Education for Occupational Therapists
Open Journal of Occupational Therapy (2020)
Jaime Perea, William Sit

3D Printing Introduction for Occupational Therapists and Students.
OT Advance (2018)
William Sit, Hannah Berry

10 Tips OTs Should Know About Splinting
Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners (2015)
William Sit

Books

Handbook of Occupational Therapy for Adults with Physical Disabilites
Slack Incorporated (2019)
William Sit, Marsha Neville

Recent Presentations

"Your Vision and Vote Matter. As the Next Chapter of OT is Being Written"
Texas Occupational Therapy Association (2022)
Round Table | William Sit, Reggie Campbell , Judy Skarbek

Comparing the Impact of Learning Platform on Low Vision Continuing Education for Clinical Practitioners
ACRM Annual Conference (2019)
Poster | William Sit, Jaimee Perea

An overview of 3D printing in OT education and clinical practice for students, through student projects
Texas Society of Hand Therapy Annual Educational Conference (2019)
Poster | William Sit

Effectiveness of Telehealth Education in Executive Function for Stroke Survivors Proposal Type: Translational Research
AOTA Annual Conference & Expo 2019 (2019)
Poster | William Sit, Tarrell Thibodeaux

3D Printing Introduction for Occupational Therapists and Students
TOTA's Mountain Central Conference (2018)
Poster | William Sit

Effectiveness of telehealth education as a service delivery model for caregivers of acquired brain injury survivors
AOTA Annual Conference & Expo 2018 (2018)
Poster | William Sit

Continuing Competency Skills Lab Project
2017 AOTA Education Summit (2017)
Poster | William Sit

3D Printing in Occupational Therapy Class
12th Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium (2017)
Faculty Workshop | William Sit

Introduction to Arnadottir OT-ADL Neurobehavioral Evaluation (A-ONE)
TOTA-North Trinity District Meeting Presentation (2016)
Faculty Workshop | William Sit

New Perspectives on ADL Assessment
Vanderkooi Lectureship/Continuing education workshop (2016)
Faculty Workshop | William Sit

Occupational Therapy in Acute Care
Texas Occupational Therapy Association, Trinity North District Meeting (2015)
Podium | William Sit

Domestic & International Fostering and Adoption: How does Occupational Therapy Fit in.
22nd Vanderkooi Endowed Lectureship and Community Building Workshops (2015)
Podium | William Sit

Professional Affiliations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Texas Occupational Therapy Association
  • World Federation of Occupational Therapy

Honors & Awards

  • Roster of Merit, Texas Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (2022)
  • Service Recognition Award, Texas Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (2021)
  • Redbud Outstanding Faculty Award, Texas Woman's University (2021)
  • Texas Delegate to the American Occupational Therapy Association Representative Assembly, American Occupational Therapy Association (2021)
  • Texas Occupational therapist of the year, Texas Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (2020)
  • Board certification in physical rehabilitation, American Occupational Therapy Association (2019)
  • Trinity North District Service Award, Texas Occupational Therapy Association, Inc., Trinity North. (2019)
  • Trinity North District Service Award, Texas Occupational Therapy Association, Inc., Trinity North (2017)
  • Scholar in the Pioneer Teaching and Learning Academy (PTLA), Texas Woman's University (2017)
  • Recipient for Online Faculty Development Program (OFDP), Texas Woman's University (2016)