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Elizabeth Spencer Steffa

OTR/L, CHT
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Phone: 206-244-4263
Fax: 206-244-8703


Betty is a 1969 graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in Occupational Therapy. She has been a clinical faculty member of the University of Washington since 1987 and has made numerous presentations nationally and internationally in hand and upper extremity evaluation and treatment. She worked at Children's Hospital, Seattle for nearly 12 years and became a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists in 1987. She has worked for the plaintiffs and defendants with court testimony beginning while employed at Children's Hospital. She continues to treat patients and perform One-Day Upper Extremity Physical capacity Evaluations as a partner/owner at Highline Hand Therapy.

The One-Day Upper Extremity Physical Capacity Evaluation is a comprehensive evaluation of an individual's ability to use the hand and upper extremity in all areas of function, including but not limited to active and passive motion, strength and endurance and the ability to perform personal care, daily activities or specific occupations.