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Dr. Katie Cremin

Assistant Professor (Occupational Therapy)

Dr Katie Cremin has been working as an Assistant Professor in the Discipline of Occupational Therapy (OT) Trinity College Dublin (TCD) since 2002. She completed her PhD in the area of secondary school and students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, with a specific focus on parents, teachers and peers. The intervention aspect of the project was carried out in secondary schools and examined the effectiveness of an autism acceptance program for students. She has experience working in child and adolescent mental health (CAMHS) and remains closely allied to this area in her teaching and research. She co-ordinates the undergraduate occupational therapy modules related to children and youth. Katie has also works collaboratively with the National Council for Special Education and contributes to teacher CPD courses.
  Child centred research questions, study design, data analysis   Childhood and mental health   Children, health and disability   Health informatics   Occupational therapy   Promotion of child centred research
 The Transition from Primary to Post Primary School for students in mainstream education with Autistic Spectrum Disorder in Ireland
 Normative temporal balance tests in Irish children aged 4 -15
 An exploration of the participation of children with fine motor difficulties and the impact of occupational therapy intervention
 A Pilot Randomized Control Trial of the effectiveness of "The Alert Programme" for children with Regulation difficulties attending a child and adolescent mental health service

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Details Date From Date To
Association of Occupational Therapists Ireland
Sensory Integration Network - UK and Ireland
Peadiatric Advisory group AOTI
Walsh-Garcia, S., Spirtos, M., Mockler, D., & Cremin, K., The Impact of Complex Trauma on Occupations and Daily Functioning in Childhood: A Scoping Review., Physical & Occupational Therapy In Pediatrics, 2024, p1 - 24, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Alias N.A., Kadar M., Wan Yunus F., Cremin K., An Exploration of Understanding Teaching Motor Skills Related to Self-Care Skills among Typical Preschool Children: Parents" and Teachers" Perspectives, Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, and Early Intervention, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Armstrong, A., Nolan, C., Cremin, K., Turner, N. & Lawlor, G., The Relationship Between Horticulture, Recovery and Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: A Scoping Review, Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Walsh-Garcia, S., Cremin, K., & Spirtos, M., An Exploration of Occupational Therapy Practices with Children and Adolescents Experiencing Complex Trauma: An Irish Perspective. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, Physical & Occupational Therapy In Pediatrics, 2023, p1 - 23, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Walsh-GarcĂ­a, S., Cremin, K., Spirtos, M., Occupational therapists' knowledge and practice in relation to children experiencing complex trauma - survey of current occupational therapy practice in Ireland, Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference, Athlone, 7-8th October 2022, 2022, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED  URL
Cremin, K., Healy, O., Spirtos, M., & Quinn, S. , Autism awareness interventions for children and adolescents: A scoping review., Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. , 33, 2021, p27 - 50, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Spirtos, M., Cremin, K., Butler, E., Rudd, W., The assessment and diagnosis of handwriting disorders in children - Occupational therapy consensus and potential assessment pathway., AOTI Conference 2021, Dublin, Ireland., October 8-9, 2021, 2021, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Katie Cremin, Second Level Education and Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Exploration of Peer, Parent and Teacher Experiences , TCD, 2018, Thesis, PUBLISHED
Cremin, K., Healy, O, & Gordon, M., Parental perceptions on the transition to secondary school for their child with autism, Advances in Autism, 3, (2), 2017, p87 - 99, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Katie Cremin, Cillin Condon, Static Balance Norms In Children Aged 4-15, Physiotherapy Research International, 19, (1), 2014, p1-7 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI

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Katie Cremin, Social and emotional factors in the transition to secondary school for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism, anxiety and mental health awareness day, The Lexicon in Dun Laoghaire, 14th April 2018, 2018, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED


Award Date
National Disability Authority: An exploration of the participation of children with fine motor difficulties and the impact of occupational therapy intervention. . November 2006 - November 2007
National Development Plan: The use of digital video resources in occupational therapy education. Teaching and developement grant. June 2003 - June 2004
Norah Ferris Post-Graduate Research award 2001
Children and youth, activity and participation, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing, Play,