Faculty / Jennifer Buxton


  • MAT, Regis College, Weston, United States, 2018
  • MA, Tufts University, Medford, United States, 2003
  • BS, University of New Hampshire, Durham, United States, 1996


Jennifer Buxton

Lecturer, Occupational Therapy

Jennifer C. Buxton, M.A., OTR/L, ATP, M.A.T. is an occupational therapist and assistive technology professional within the Augmentative Communication Program (ACP) at Boston Children’s Hospital. Jennifer assesses and implements alternative access technologies for augmentative communication solutions, with focus on alternative computer, environmental and educational technologies. Jennifer also works in her private consulting practice, Assistive Technology Partners, and teaches the cross-college course, Assistive Technology, at Tufts University to OT and engineering students. She has presented nationally and internationally at ATIA, ISAAC, RESNA, and WFOT.

What Classes Do I Teach?

OTS105/ENP105 – Assistive Technology Foundations
OTS108/ENP108 – Assistive Technology Innovations

My Advice

Be open to designing for all and including expert end users with disabilities from the community in your design process