Joy Wagoner, COTA/L

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Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

Originally from Henderson, Kentucky, Joy has worked with individuals in long term care, the school system, and acute care.  She has also taught in the OTA program at Ross College as well as coordinating fieldwork placement for the OTA students there.  She worked at Wendell Foster from 2011-2012 before relocating to Indianapolis to further her education.  She has recently rejoined the OT team here at Wendell Foster.

“I love Wendell Foster! No matter where life has taken me, I have always hoped to return here someday. This is my dream job because I love the people here.  They add so much joy to my life.  You know what they say, ‘If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life’.”


  • Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy, University of Southern Indiana, 2009
  • Bachelor Degree in Biblical Studies, Indiana Bible College, 2014
  • Bachelor Degree in Health Services, University of Southern Indiana, 2019