Ashley L. OTR/L

Ashley L. OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Ashley received her B.S in Exercise Science from Old Dominion University and then continued on and received her M.S in Occupational Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University. What she loves most about being an occupational therapist is that she gets to build relationships with each of the kiddos and is a part of them growing and achieving new milestones through play!  As she is new to the California sunshine, on her free time, she loves going to the beach with friends, traveling to new places, and exploring San Diego with her dog.  

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Watching the documentary brought tears to my eyes and made my heart swell up. Words will never be able to express what the therapists at Kara dodds have done for our family.

Six months ago, I brought my son Atticus in for his evaluation, with only a handful of words and a tendancy to withdraw from interaction, I was desperately seeking someone...someway to help him.

Today he is like a brand new kid! He is thriving! Talking, playing, and so happy. I am so proud that he is mine, and to have kara dodds to thank for helping to give him the words and the will to use them.

B. Ellson

News, Media and Blogs

Strength and Power Training for Children with Poor Coordination!

By Veronica Glen, PT, DPT (

When Physical Therapists see a clumsy or uncoordinated child, one of the first thoughts we think is “That kid can use some balance training!” or “They could benefit from functional activity practice!” What current evidence based research is finding is that strength and power training can be just as helpful if not MORE helpful than functional movement training!

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