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Molly Broaddus is a licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist who joined Just Play Westchester in August of 2010. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Wake Forest University and her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the Medical College of Virginia in 1996. Molly has worked with children age birth through 8 in a variety of settings throughout Westchester and New York City, including home-based early intervention, pre-school, and elementary schools. Molly also has an extensive background in hospital-based neurological rehabilitation.
Molly has experience and training in neuro developmental treatment and sensory integration therapy. She uses a combination of these approaches in treatment, custom tailoring the child’s plan based on his or her individual needs. Molly has also completed courses in the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum and Reflex Integration. Molly lives in Larchmont with her husband and three children. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Westchester Location)
Marissa Pines is a Licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist who has been practicing for over 15 years. A graduate of the State University at Buffalo’s Occupational Therapy Program, Marissa has worked with children age birth through 21 years old in a variety of settings throughout Westchester and Rockland Counties, including home-based early intervention, pre-school, sensory clinics, and elementary schools for over 15 years. She has a strong background working with the autistic population as well as children with sensory processing difficulties. In addition, she is trained in "The Listening Program" and "Handwriting Without Tears", and has taken various courses on sensory and self-regulation and managing behaviors.
In her spare time she actively practices yoga, Pilates, needle pointing and cross-stitching. Marissa can be reached at Otpeds@gmail.com. (Westchester Location)
Jennifer Terranova is a licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist. Jennifer holds a Master in Occupational Therapy from New York University. Jennifer has worked in a variety of pediatric settings, including a rehabilitation center, pre-school and elementary schools, and several local private out-patient treatment clinics. Jennifer is trained in utilizing sensory integration therapy and neuro-developmental treatment. She takes a holistic approach to treating children on the spectrum combining her training in Therapeutic Listening and Advanced Therapeutic Listening as well as nutrition.
Jennifer has received yoga certification to work with children from Sonia Sunumar, and has completed nutrition workshops with Kelly Dorfman She also has completed training in the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum.
Jennifer is a native of Larchmont and currently resides with her husband and three children in Nyack, NY. She can be reached at email@example.com (Westchester Location)
Craig J. Tollin, owner of Just Play Gyms is a Licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist who attended Binghamton University and graduated from StonyBrook University's Occupational Therapy Program. Craig is well known in the field of Pediatrics in New York City having worked in a variety of pediatric facilities including, Saint Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center. Craig is licensed in New York and Connecticut. Craig is Neurodevelopmental Technique (NDT) certified. Craig has also completed the Sensory Integration Certification Program (SIPT) sponsored by USC/WPS (Western Psychological Services). These approaches are used for the treatment and management of children with a variety of sensory regulation weaknesses and posture and movement difficulties resulting from central nervous system (CNS) impairments. Using these techniques, Craig addresses the quality and quantity of children's abilities through play.
Craig is also trained in Therapeutic Listening and can perform visual screenings. Using principles of movement sciences, Craig works towards maximizing every child's growth and development in their school, leisure, self care and play skills.
Craig lives in Westchester with his wife and four children. He has run nine marathons and will run the New York City Half Marathon on March 20, 2016 to raise money for the Organization For Autism Research (OAR). Craig can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Westchester and New York City Locations)
Kelli A. Wise is a licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist. Kelli holds a Masters in Occupational Therapy from Boston University and a Masters in Special Education from Hunter College. Kelli has worked in a variety of settings, including: hospitals, pre-schools, elementary schools and in homecare. Kelli is experienced and trained in utilizing sensory integration therapy and neuro-developmental treatment. In addition, she has completed certification in the use of the Interactive Metronome and courses in the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum. Kelli is also currently completing certification in Radiant Child Yoga.
Kelli resides in Larchmont with her family and looks forward to bringing her training and years of experience to her local community through Just Play Westchester. She can be reached at email@example.com. (Westchester Location)
Tara Fersko MS CCC-SLP, pediatric speech-language pathologist (New York City Location)
Dr. Andrea P. Thau and Associates, developmental optometry. Dr. Andrea Thau and Associates provides care to adults and children with annual comprehensive eye examinations and a variety of specialty services including Optometric Vision Therapy to those who wish to enhance their visual efficiency. (New York City Location)