Our Occupational Therapist
Jackie is a New Jersey licensed and certified pediatric occupational therapist through the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists. Jackie received her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Seton Hall University in NJ and her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from James Madison University in VA. Jackie’s experience within the private sector includes working with children of all ages treating physical disabilities, neuromuscular conditions, Developmental Delays (DD), behavioral difficulties, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, and Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD). She has experience working with a non-verbal population and has received education and training in American Sign Language (ASL) and the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Jackie has extensive experience with the ASD population and is well versed in the utilization of Sensory Integration (SI) strategies, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and behavioral techniques to meet the individual needs of each child. Jackie uses an individualized family-centered approach that supports strong therapeutic relationships and collaboration with parents and other professionals to maximize each child’s potential. Jackie is passionate about expanding her knowledge and expertise within the OT field through continued education, research, and exploration of opportunities to obtain additional certifications.
By collaborating with Miss Jackie, our ABA team is able to improve carryover of therapeutic strategies, monitor progress, support achievement of occupational therapy (OT) goals and enhance your child's experience at Believe in Me!
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