Barri-Trager
Barri Trager

Credentials:
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) – Dalhousie University.
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSc. OT.) – Queen’s University.

Affiliations:
College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.
Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (USA).

Other Pertinent training outside of your credential:
Handwriting Without Tears: Pre K and Grades 1-5.
Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding.
Childhood Autism Spectrum Disorder: Best Occupational Therapy Practice.
Experience with Zones of Regulation, The ALERT program, and Social Thinking.

Career Highlights:
Training educators about sensory processing, self-regulation, physical education accommodations, technology and adaptive equipment.
Collaborating with school teams, community agencies, and families.
Co-treating with speech-language pathologists and other clinicians.
Leading social skills and self-regulation groups for multiple age groups with various needs.

Years of Experience (in general): 10 years.

Length of Time with ISAND: 8 months.

Position at ISAND: Occupational Therapist.

Any areas of Specialization: N/A

Professional Accomplishments ( at least one):
Member of YRDSB PT/OT committee supporting accessible outdoor education initiatives.
Supported a refugee family with medical needs transitioning into a new school setting.

What brought you to ISAND:
The opportunity to work with and learn from the interdisciplinary team of clinicians.

What do you really like about ISAND:
Working in close collaboration with our team to help clients learn new skills and reach their potential.
The supportive clinicians and staff.
Our wonderful families!

A little bit about who you are outside of ISAND – hobbies and interests:
Spending time with my husband and young children.
Following Toronto sports teams – especially the Maple Leafs and the Raptors.
Traveling.
Baking.

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