Renee M., OTR/L, MOT

Renee M., OTR/L, MOT

Occupational Therapist

Renee moved to San Diego, CA from McAllen, TX. She earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. She proceeded to work with a multidisciplinary team in an outpatient pediatric setting in Texas specializing in neurodevelopmental treatment helping patients diagnosed with neurological impairments. She has worked with individuals of all ages from infants to geriatrics. Her great passion as an occupational therapist is working with a diverse cliental and diagnosis to improve their quality of life. Renee joined KDA in January 2016 and is excited for the possibilities that are present. In her free time Renee loves being active, either running or playing sports, trying new foods/restaurants so you could call her a “foodie,” traveling the globe immersing herself in new cultures, and spending time with family and friends. 

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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

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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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