Pediatric Occupational Therapist working in schools and private practice. Teaching teachers, parents, and students about occupational therapy techniques, handwriting, coordination, scissoring, sensory processing, and IEP advocate. Homeschooling OT/mom.
Determine each child's specific learning style. Gentle, but structured. Clear expectations with definite consequences. Positive rewards and confidence building are critical for students who are learning difficult concepts.
-Published book, The Pocket Occupational Therapist Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Master of Occupational Therapy Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Minor in Biology
I enjoy speaking to groups of therapists for training sessions, and to teachers, schools, and parent support organizations. I am passionate about providing quality treatment and educational support to children with special needs. Great to "meet" you!
English Language Arts, Specialty, Arts & Music, Other (Arts), Special Education, Health, Curriculum & Instruction, Human Development, Other, Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Problem Solving, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, For All Subjects, Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Early Intervention