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Perlmutter, Monica, OTD, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA

Current Position

Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy and Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Specialty Areas

Occupational Therapy

Patients Seen At

4444 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, 63108
(314) 286-1600
Fax: (314) 286-1601
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Service settings also include community, home, school, and workplace.

Mailing Address

4444 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Areas of Clinical Interest

Low vision due to age related and neurological conditions, self management

Areas of Research Interest

Impact of low vision on daily activities, participation, home lighting

Board Certification

Occupational Therapy -- Certified
Specialty Certification in Low Vision -- Certified


2012: Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Program in Occupational Therapy
2009: Graduate certification in low vision rehabilitation, University of Alabama-Birmingham
1989: Masters in higher education, Washington University in St. Louis
1981: BS in occupational therapy, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia

Selected or Recent Journal Articles

Bhorade AM & Perlmutter M. Visual function in older adults. Advanced Ocular Care. December, 27-29. 2011

Perlmutter, M, Bhorade, A, Gordon, M, Hollingsworth, H & Baum, CM. Cognitive, visual, auditory and emotional factors that impact participation in older adults. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, (64), 570-579. 2010

Edwards, DF, Hahn, MG, Baum, CM, Perlmutter, MS, Sheedy, C & Dromerick, AW. Screening patients with stroke for rehabilitation needs: Validation of the post-stroke rehabilitation guidelines. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 20, (1)1-7. 2006

Baum, MC, Perlmutter, M & Edwards, D Measuring function in Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s Quarterly, 44-61. Summer, 2000

Books and Book Chapters

Perkinson, MA, Hilton CL, Morgan K & Perlmutter, M. Therapeutic partnerships: Occupational therapy and home-based care. In CH Christiansen & KM Matuska (Eds.) Ways of living: Adaptive strategies for special needs. Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press, 2011

Foster, E., Perlmutter, M. & Baum, C. M. Evaluating Occupational Performance of Older Adults. In: S. Coppola, S. Elliott & P. Toto (Eds.). Strategies to Advance Gerontology Excellence: Promoting Best Practice in Occupational Therapy, 349-382. Bethesda: AOTA Press, 2008

Baum, MC, Perlmutter, M & Dunn, W. Establishing the integrity of measurement data: Identifying impairments that can limit occupational performance and threaten validity of assessments. In M. Law, C. Baum & W. Dunn (Eds.), Measuring occupational performance: Supporting best practice in occupational therapy. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK, 2005

Perlmutter, Monica, OTD, OTR/L, SCLV, FAOTA

Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy and Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Contact Information

Program in Occupational Therapy
Washington University in St. Louis
4444 Forest Park Ave.
Box 8505
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: 314-286-1635
Fax: 314-286-1601
*Specialty Certification in Low Vision

Research Laboratory

Low Vision Laboratory

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