CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT, SCHOOL BASED
Highly detailed and organized Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant who primarily served special needs population the last four years. Managed caseload of students with varied diagnosis including ASD, SPD, Down Syndrome, CP, developmental disabilities and/or delays.
Autism Spectrum familiarity
Adaptive to changing environments
Experienced in Paradigm, SEIS and CASAMBA documentation
09/2016 to 11/2016
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, School BasedSoliant Health – Murrieta, CA
Manage caseload of 70+ students at 3 elementary schools within the district.
Provide occupational therapy treatment to students from pre-K through 5th grade with sensory processing and developmental delays.
Collaborate with OT and teachers to achieve OT goals.
Demonstrate clear written and oral communications skills when working with OT, teachers and staff.
03/2016 to 09/2016
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, School BasedIrvine Unified School District – Irvine, CA
Provided educationally related occupational therapy service to identified special education students, according to the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP).
Managed caseload of 40 students at 5 elementary schools within the district.
Assisted with coordination and monitoring of IEP goals that are educationally relevant and with date collection for use in IEP meetings.
Collaborated with OT staff on meeting benchmarks per student IEP.
10/2013 to 04/2014
Behavioral Tutor, Special EducationIrvine Unified School District – Irvine, CA
Worked with student in mod/sever special ed class K-2nd grade.
Implemented behavioral strategies and program modifications in accordance with student IEP.
Participated in assigned staff development related to developmental disabilities.
04/2012 to 09/2013
Paraeducator, Special EducationTustin Unified School District – Tustin, CA
Assisted teacher in a
mild to moderate special education classroom
Provided assistance with instructional support and mainstreaming students.
students in meeting their IEP goals and objectives.
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology Brandman University - Irvine, CA
Associate of Applied Science: Occupational Therapy Assistant Santa Ana College - Santa Ana, CA Graduated with Academic Honors & Departmental Honors