Lisa Kennedy B.A. Psych; M.Sc.OT, OT Reg. (Ont.)
Education & Certifications
- Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland (2016), Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
- Thompson River University, British Columbia (2013), Graduate Certificate in Child and Youth Mental Health
- Memorial University of Newfoundland (2011), Honours Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
- College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario, Registered Occupational Therapist
Summary of Experience
Experience providing occupational therapy services to children with autism, with a focus on sensory integration, motor skills, feeding and environmental modifications. Apply behavioural analysis to young children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and is involved in the development of Individual Support Services Planning to identify a child’s most needed support system.
Provide Applied Behavioural Analysis Therapy (ABA) to clients. This involves creating a program tailored to each individual client, documenting all activity and outcomes and is implemented in a one to one setting.
Experience working within a community learning disabilities team and completing standardized and non-standardized assessments including functional skills, environmental and transportation assessments.
Experienced in providing community- and clinic-based therapy to clients of all ages, including those with neurological impairments, mental health concerns, orthopedic injuries, cognitive impairments, and developmental disorders.