Teresa T. OTR/L

Teresa T. OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Teresa attended the State University of Albany where she obtained her bachelors in Human Biology. She then attend Sage Graduate School where she complete her masters in Occupational therapy. Following her first two years as an occupational therapist, she pursued my post-professional doctorate degree in occupational therapy at Chatham University. Teresa feels the best part of being a pediatric therapist is the positive changes that she can help make in children and families lives.  Of course, playing at work all day isn’t so bad either!  Outside of KDA, Teresa enjoys playing volleyball, outdoor activities, and spending time with family and friends.

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Before Kara Dodds, my son received speech services with Rady's. I normally have great things to say about Rady's, but the way speech was set up (short 25 minute appointments once a week) just didn't work for us. Since switching to Kara Dodds, my son has made incredible progress.

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Strength and Power Training for Children with Poor Coordination!

By Veronica Glen, PT, DPT (http://www.thesandiegopediatricpt.com/2017/01/strength-and-power-training-for-kiddos.html)

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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