cs-blue-bg

Jennifer Schmidt OTR/L

  /  Jennifer Schmidt OTR/L
jennifer-schmidt

Jennifer Schmidt OTR/L

Jennifer Schmidt, OTR/L, is a registered and licensed Occupational Therapist in the state of Florida with over twenty years of experience. Jennifer has worked in various settings including hospitals, rehabilitation centers, home health care, skilled nursing facilities and schools.

Hello. This is my story.

Jennifer Schmidt, OTR/L, is a registered and licensed Occupational Therapist in the state of Florida with over twenty years of experience. Jennifer has worked in various settings including hospitals, rehabilitation centers, home health care, skilled nursing facilities and schools. Jennifer’s passion for working with children and teens with Autism and other special needs has led to a career, over the past thirteen years, serving students and families in both public and private schools throughout Palm Beach County. She is a Certified Handwriting Without Tears Specialist with expertise in assessing and teaching students, teachers and parents in multi- sensory strategies and techniques to promote effective handwriting and keyboarding skills for all ages. With a strong background in behavior management and social skills training, Jennifer also provides consultative and therapeutic treatment strategies to assist students in the classroom, home and community.

Occupational Therapy can help improve:

  • Fine motor skills
  • Bilateral coordination skills
  • Motor planning
  • Cognitive development
  • Self-esteem and confidence
  • Visual-motor integration skills
  • Visual perceptual skills
  • Sensory processing abilities
  • Social skills
  • Independent functioning

Highlights.

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Florida International University, May 1994
  • Registered and licensed Occupational Therapist, state of Florida
  • 23+ years of experience serving pediatrics to geriatrics
  • Specialty in pediatrics working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Sensory Processing Disorders and Developmental Delays
  • Palm Beach County School District Occupational Therapist for 9 years
  • Certified Handwriting Without TearsÆ specialist
  • Sensory Integration therapy approach
  • Assistive technology specialist
  • Adaptive equipment expert
  • Individual Education Plan (IEP) advocate