Occupational Therapy is a health care profession concerned with enabling people to perform meaningful and purposeful activities. It emphasizes activities to promote independence, successful play, self help and school skills. Occupational Therapists (OT) evaluate and provide treatment strategies.
Lindsey Anderson, MOTR/L
Lindsey Anderson, MOTR/L, received her Masters of Occupational Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 2007. Lindsey is committed to expanding her knowledge in the field of occupational therapy. She is a listed provider for sensory processing disorder through the SPD Foundation. She was also certified in Therapeutic Listening through Vital Links in 2009 and has completed many other continuing education courses: NDTA Building Blocks of Baby Treatment, aquatic sensory integration, wheelchair seating and positioning, as well as cardiopulmonary and postural control strategies in pediatrics. She sees children with a wide range of diagnoses, including neuro-muscular conditions, upper extremity coordination, upper extremity splinting, sensory processing disorder and autism spectrum disorders.
Allyson Gilmore, MOTR/L
Allyson Gilmore, MOTR/L, received her Masters of Occupational Therapy from the University of Utah Salt Lake City in 2010. She has worked in a school setting as well pediatric inpatient and outpatient clinics. She has experience working with children to address fine motor skills, handwriting, visual motor skills as well as self-care skills. Allyson is a recreational rock climber and uses this passion to work with kids on the climbing wall in the gym to address strengthening, sensory processing, bi manual hand use as well as carryover to life outside the clinic. She works with children who have a wide variety of diagnoses, including autism, sensory processing disorders, and cerebral palsy.
Lori Swenson, OTR/L
Lori Swenson received her degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of New Hampshire in 1994. She has experience working with children in schools, inpatient and outpatient settings. Lori is spearheading our community outreach to the rural setting of Big Sky, Montana. She identifies herself as a generalist having experience with neuromuscular disorders, autism, visual perceptual challenges and specializes in access to assistive technology.
Carmen Schall, OTR/L
Carmen Schall received her degree in Occupational Therapy in 1987 from the University of North Dakota. She is currently certified in DIR/Floor Time, sensory integration and praxis, therapeutic listening, and interactive metronome. Carmen also specializes in infant and pediatric feeding difficulties and trained with Kaye Toomey in the SOS Approach. Carmen has over 25 years of experience and has worked with a wide range of diagnosis including neurological disorders, sensory processing and modulation difficulties, ASD, ADHD, visual difficulties, feeding problems and developmental delays.