Christina is the Owner and developer of Child Inspired is an Occupational Therapist and proud mother of 2 children. With 18+ years of clinical experience, she has worked to enhance the function and independence of children and adults with various physical, cognitive, and developmental disabilities in acute inpatient rehabilitation, home health, hospital, educational, and most recently private practice settings. She has implemented visual, tactile, and sensory-motor strategies to aid in the learning and functioning of children with autism and developmental delays. She has helped to optimize the recovery of children, adolescents, and adults with brain injury in hospital, school, and outpatient brain injury clinic settings. Christina takes pride in creative problem-solving, and her ability to consider the big picture and think outside-the-box during personal and professional challenges. She enjoys identifying the meaningful activities and goals in the lives of her clients and working with them to enhance their ability to reach their greatest potential.
Sarah is a graduate student currently pursuing her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy at Ithaca College. She received her BS in Psychology from SUNY Cortland in 2018 and joined Child Inspired, following completion of her pediatric clinical fieldwork. Sarah currently provides administrative support, assists in the development of evidence-based therapeutic interventions, and functions as social media director for Child Inspired Therapy. She has worked as a research assistant for several labs during her academic career and her research has been accepted and presented at the 2019 & 2020 AOTA Conference. Sarah was an integral part of a study funded by the National Science Foundation entitled “Tots on Bots” and completed her master’s research in March 2020 with “Impact of a Transgender Health Educational Workshop on Occupational Therapy Students”. Sarah is so
excited for the opportunities that Child Inspired Therapy has offered her and is anxiously awaiting her adult clinical fieldwork placement and pending graduation so that she can officially join the team as a clinician.