Emily Yoder Romasanta MS, OTR/L
I have been in the field since 2005, working with children in school based, community based, and home based settings. I have worked with children from birth to age 21.
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from North Park University Chicago, IL.
Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL.
Advanced Training and Area of Interest:
Member of American Occupational Therapy Association
Member of Illinois Occupational Therapy Association
National Board Certification with focus area in Pediatrics
Completed course in Handwriting Without Tears multisensory handwriting curriculum
Completed course in Brain Gym
Completed course in DIR/Floortime Approach
Certified Yoga Kids Teacher
What I do:
I provide intervention to children who have, or at at risk of having, developmental delays and are experiencing difficulty functioning in the following areas:
visual motor skills (handwriting, drawing, coloring, and cutting)
fine motor skills (grasping and manipulating materials)
sensory processing (ability to organize and interpret information we receive through our senses)
play/leisure skills (ability to engage and interact with adults and children appropriately)
self care skills (eating, dressing, bathing, grooming)
attention/regulation of behavior (being able to maintain attention to task at school and at home)