Role / Credential: OTR/L
Special Learning’s Designation: Panelist of ABCs of Sensory Processing Disorder: Where Do I Start?
Company Name: Imua Family Services
Company URL: https://imuafamily.org/
Ability to Contribute: Angela has a training in Sensory Processing (Sr. Ready Approach Therapist),
Sensory Integration (Certified), NDT for children and adults (training), Feeding Disorders, Oral Motor Beckman Approach, How Does Your Engine Run, Vestibular and Proprioceptive Dysfunction in Charge Syndrome, Feeding Disorders in Charge Syndrome, How to Set Goals for Nursing Home and Home Based Therapy and many other workshops for pediatrics.
Bio: Angela Sallerson, OTR/L is a registered occupational therapist with over 44 years of experience in the field of occupational therapy. For the past 20 years, she has specialized in treating children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) in various settings. As a SIPT certified Senior Ready Approach therapist, she was a protégé of Bonnie Hanschu, creator of the Ready Approach, a highly effective methodology that incorporates sensory strategies throughout the day in a natural environment. In her role as a sensory processing expert for Imua Family Services in Maui, HR, she helps children 3 to 6 with behavioral difficulties which impact their educational progress. Research indicates up to 16% of school aged children may be affected by this disorder. In children with autism, the rate of prevalence range from 75% to 90%. Bonnie has devoted her life to learning how to help children with Autism overcome this challenge so that they can achieve fulfilling lives.