Jessie Wilson, PhD

Jessie Wilson

Assistant Professor
School of Occupational Therapy

Room 2545, Elborn College
519 661-2111, 88979


  • PhD (Western)
  • MScOT (Western)
  • BSc (Lakehead)

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Yes

Research Interests

  • Occupational performance and engagement of children and youth with developmental disabilities
  • Supporting youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders transition into adulthood
  • The Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP) approach

Additional Information

Recent Publications

  • Wilson, J., Mandich, A., Magalhaes, L., Gain, K. (2018). Concept mapping and the CO-OP approach with adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: Exploring participant experiences. Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 6(4), Article 3. Available at
  • Wilson, J., Mandich, A., & Magalhaes, L. (2016). Concept mapping: A dynamic, individualized and qualitative method for eliciting meaning. Qualitative Health Research, 26(8), 1151-1161. doi:10.1177/1049732315616623
  • Mandich, A., Wilson, J., & Gain, K. (2015). Cognitive interventions for children. In J. Case-Smith and J. Clifford O’Brien (Eds.), Occupational therapy for children and adolescents (7th ed., pp.304-320). St. Louis: MO: Elsevier.