Impact Award

An OTR With Specialization in Hand Trauma Prioritizes Mental Health With Clinical Care Protocols to Ensure Treatment of the Whole Person

2021-10-14T11:23:28-04:00October 14th, 2021|

Dr. Jennifer Dodson is an OTR specializing in the care of individuals undergoing serious hand injuries following complex major trauma. Her clients value her therapeutic use of self, coaching, and wellness approaches that uniquely address their needs.

An OTR’s Interventions Fill a Significant and Vital Gap in Primary Health Care for the Most Vulnerable Clients

2021-09-21T12:04:31-04:00September 13th, 2021|

Dr. Vanessa Dazio, an OTR at the CARES Claude Pepper Senior Health Clinic, developed and expanded the clinic’s first occupational therapy program as a way for the clinic to fill a gap in primary care.

OTR Helps Elevate the Importance of Occupational Therapy While Promoting a High Level of Competency Among Therapists

2021-04-05T15:54:08-04:00April 2nd, 2021|

OTR Kelsey Watters is the clinical practice leader for occupational therapy and a senior occupational therapist at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. Through her leadership and mentorship, Kelsey has an impact not only with her direct clients, but also with clients receiving services from OTs across the organization.

OTR’s Personal and Professional Experiences Inspire Improved NICU Stays for Infants and Parents

2021-04-05T15:58:46-04:00March 22nd, 2021|

As a mother with first-hand experience of having children in the NICU, Dr. Bobbi Pineda has dedicated years of research and program development to improve not only the developmental outcomes of high-risk infants but also the overall experience for families who have a child in the NICU.

Custom Interventions and Home Care Approach Produce Powerful Outcomes for OT Clients

2021-04-05T16:01:29-04:00February 22nd, 2021|

After spending more than 20 years as an occupational therapist, Carol Garner-Houston knew there had to be a better approach to care for families struggling with neurodevelopmental disorders. She co-founded Brain Harmony and assembled a team committed to helping families gain individualized, one-to-one access to care.

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