Occupational Therapist

Samantha is a licensed and registered occupational therapist holding a Masters of Occupational Therapy from The Ohio State University. Prior to working at BY YOUR SIDE, Samantha worked in independent care with adolescents with disabilities at home, school and in the community.  Samantha also completed a clinical rotation at Autism FITT Club in San Diego, CA, where she worked with children with a wide range of disabilities, primarily children on the spectrum with sensory processing disorder (SPD) both in the clinic and home. During her coursework, Samantha had the opportunity to spend time at the only “inclusion” school in Ohio, where she was able to work with children both in the classroom and in 1:1 sessions. Samantha has a passion fro helping children learn, grow, and becoming their best selves by focusing on their abilities and engaging them in FUNctional activities.