Lucy Miller

Founder and Director, SPD Foundation and STAR Center (Sensory Therapies and Research)

Founder of the first Sensory Processing Disorder research program, and the world-renown STAR clinical center, Dr. Miller has been investigating and treating SPD since 1972. Studies by Dr. Miller, and colleagues, have helped bring SPD widespread recognition, and her work with families has improved countless lives. Dr. Miller has also developed nine nationally standardized tests to assess and diagnose SPD and other developmental disorders. In 2004, Dr. Miller received the Award of Merit from the American Occupational Therapy Association, the profession’s highest honor. In 2005, she was awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian award by the state of Colorado.