OT Reg. (Ont.)
Sara is an Occupational Therapist who holds degrees in Kinesiology (1999) and Occupational Therapy (2001) from McMaster University. She has been practicing since 2001 with a variety of paediatric populations from newborns up to high school age. She has worked with all ages to help promote development of fine motor, gross motor, play and cognitive skills. Additionally, she has experience working with children with feeding difficulties, including sensory and motor challenges, assisting with transition from tube to oral feeding, and progressing through textures. She has worked with school aged children to provide strategies to help with sensory processing and self regulation, as well as fine and gross motor skills including handwriting, motor planning strategies and coordination.
Sara uses a fun, eclectic, evidenced based and family centred approach. She draws strategies from a variety of courses and experiences to work on goal setting, with the goal of helping the whole child to develop independence and goal achievement while having a lot of fun!
Additional Training: Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT), Feeding, Handwriting, Co-op, Self- Regulation, ADP authorizer.
Special Interests: Fine, gross motor and play skills development, feeding, self- regulation.