Tony Gentry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Director, Assistive Technology for Cognition Laboratory Department of Occupational Therapy
Tony Gentry, PhD OTR/L is an assistant professor in the occupational therapy department at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, where he directs the university’s Assistive Technology for Cognition Laboratory. He is an internationally recognized expert on neurological rehabilitation and assistive technology for people with disabilities. Over the past decade, he has published a series of community-based research findings focused on exploring the efficacy of handheld computers and smart applications as cognitive aids for individuals with autism and other neurological disorders, and the development of computer games for people with disabilities. He is currently conducting a 5-year study of Apple Ipod Touch devices as job support aids for people with autism.