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Fiona Rea, OTR/L - Director

Education

Graduated La Trobe University, Lincoln School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 1990. BA (Occupational Therapy), Practicing Occupational Therapist since 1990.

Worldwide experience in Pediatrics

Locations: Melbourne and BrisbaneAustralia, London, Romania, United States: East Coast, (MA,VA, NJ), Mountain states (WY ,UT), Settled in California.

Areas of Pediatric experience

Early Intervention for 0-3 year olds, community-based, specialty feeding clinic, in-home private, acute care hospitals including Intensive Care Units and Newborn Intensive Care Units, Cerebral Palsy early intervention clinics, schools.

Advanced Training in Pediatrics/Certified in

Neurodevelopmental/Bobath Treatment of the Child with Cerebral Palsy, Neurodevelopmental Treatment of the Baby, Lactation Educator, Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT). Extensive experience with the Medically Fragile and Preterm infant, Newborn, Infant and Child Feeding and Swallowing including support Modified Barium Swallow Studies.

Competent with all standard Pediatric assessments including, but not limited to

Peabody, Bayley, Gesell, Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT), Test of Infant Motor Performance (TIMP), Movement Assessment of Children (MAC), BOT-II, VMI, Sensory Profile.

Professional licenses

California Board of Occupational Therapy (CBOT), CA Competence in Feeding and Swallowing (SWC), National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT), Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) Certified, Certified Lactation Educator (CLE), NDTA Treatment of the Child (and baby) with Cerebral Palsy, C/NDT.

Professional memberships:

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles, Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association.