Promoting Achievement through Technology and INstruction for all Students

Emotional & Behavioral Health

PATINS Specialist

Lisa Benfield smiling.

Lisa has been an Occupational Therapist for 20+ years. She graduated with a B.S. in Occupational Therapy (OT) from Indiana University and has a M.H.Sc. in OT from the University of Indianapolis. Before becoming a PATINS Specialist in 2019, she worked as an OT and Assistive Technology Coordinator for 15 years at the district level. She served students from PreK to high school, in both traditional and residential settings. Lisa and her 5 children love to travel, spend time with their dogs, and watch the latest movies.

Specialty Areas:

  • AAC
  • Apple Accessibility & Integration
  • Emotional & Behavioral Health

Contact Information:

Phone: 317-572-5570
Twitter: @LisaBenfieldOT


Weekly Behavioral and Emotional Health Tips that are shared on social media, will be updated and available for stakeholders. Please reach out if you want more information about Emotional and Behavioral Health.


All of the trainings below can be requested by emailing me at any time. You can find additional training sessions provided by the PATINS team on our Professional Development Guide.

Upcoming Statewide Trainings

27 Sep
Twitter Chat #PatinsIcam
09.27.2022 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm
29 Sep
AT in the IEP: Getting the Money
09.29.2022 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
29 Sep
AT in the IEP: Boots on the Ground
09.29.2022 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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