Ashley Stoffel

Ashley Stoffel

Clinical Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Office Phone



1919 W. Taylor St., 351 AHSB

Mail Code


Office Hours

By appointment


Dr. Stoffel is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Occupational Therapy. She teaches courses on occupational performance and intervention with children and an advanced OT practice course that includes Early Intervention practice. She also serves as advisor for OTD students. Dr. Stoffel also works clinically at Aspire Kids in the Chicago suburbs as an occupational therapist and the Manager of Clinical Mentorship and Professional Development. Her scholarly interests include promoting family-centered services to young children and families in diverse Early Intervention and community settings. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association Early Intervention/Early Childhood Community of Practice; co-founder and facilitator of the IL Early Intervention and Schools Community of Practice; and is actively engaged at the local, state and national level in early childhood groups, resource development and presentations.

Selected Grants

American Occupational Therapy Foundation, Promoting Participation among Latino Children with ASD, Co-I

Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) interdisciplinary training program, Occupational Therapy Discipline and Training Coordinator

Service to the Community

Urban Allied Health Academy Advisor for the following community sites: Gigi's Playhouse and St. Vincent de Paul Center

Leadership in the Profession

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Member, Early Childhood Community of Practice

Illinois Occupational Therapy Association (ILOTA), Co-Chair, Archives Committee

Illinois Early Intervention and Schools Community of Practice, Co-Founder and Co-Facilitator


OTD, Washington University in St. Louis, 2006
BS, Chemistry and Spanish, University of Indianapolis, 2003