As an Occupational Therapist you will be addressing the mechanical, kinesthetic, physiological, sensory and neurological aspects of functionality by breaking down into smaller steps the processes associated with the acquisition of skills such as hand washing, dressing, eating, riding a bike, or handwriting. You will be responsible for identifying the deficits in the clients’ motor development in order to correct the limitations and promote independence and growth. Your collaborators will be Board Certified Behavior Analysts, who will mentor you how to address the psychological aspects of motivation and learning and how to respond to challenging behaviors.
Working one-on-one with American and German children (ages 2-12) diagnosed with autism and ADHD. Collaborating with Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) in implementation of behavioral interventions. Providing occupational therapy services, pediatric feeding programs, teaching prerequisite skills necessary for toilet training, handwriting, dressing, eating, etc.