Shannon Rolph, OT Reg (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Bio

Shannon Rolph has enjoyed working with adults and children across the healthcare continuum since graduating from the University of British Columbia’s Master of Occupational Therapy program in 2010. She has experience in home and community settings, as well as hospitals and private clinics where she has worked with people of all ages toward greater competence and independence in their most valued activities.

Shannon’s greatest passion has always been pediatrics where she loves helping children and their families learn and grow in ways that help them to be their best at home and at school.

My Approach

People experience life to the fullest through the things they enjoy doing everyday – at work, in school, in their homes, or out in their communities. Occupational therapy (OT) is a health profession that helps you or your family member develop the skills needed for day-to-day activities when these abilities are reduced or lost.  Shannon uses evidence-based OT practice to help children and their families address difficulties around sensory integration, picky eating, fine motor/printing skills, self-regulation and activities of daily living (dressing, toileting, play!)

What to expect in treatment

  • OT sessions will look different depending on the goals that we are working toward together, but they will always have one thing in common: PLAY!
  • Children are built to naturally do their best learning through play, so therapy sessions will always be structured to be fun and engaging by using movement activities, games and engaging stories.
  • Sessions are typically 50 minutes long and will generally involve the OT & child interacting throughout.
  • Parents are always invited to be part of our time together where they will learn strategies to help their child at home and school.
  • As each child is different, sessions can be tailored to be shorter as required.

 

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