Toohill Christina

Christina Toohil, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist
Early Intervention Provider
Early Intervention Evaluator

EDUCATION

Master of Occupational Therapy, St. Ambrose University
Occupational Therapy, 2002

Bachelor of Arts, St. Ambrose University
Psychology, 2001

CERTIFICATIONS

Early Intervention Credential

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Christina has been with Easter Seals since 2005, and provides direct occupational therapy services.  She has extensive training and experience working with children who sensory processing and sensory regulatory difficulties.  She has training and continuing education in sensory processing and sensory regulation, therapeutic listening, SOS approach to feeding, neuro-developmental treatment, pediatric upper extremity casting and splinting, pediatric kinsesiotapking, visual and vestibular system.  Christina has attended seminars on P.L.A.Y. Project and the assessment and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

She has experience evaluating and treating children with a variety of diagnoses and developmental levels inlcudinhg autism and PPD, sensory processing disorders, Cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, hypotonia, and developmental delay.  She provides both land and aquatic-based therapy and conduct treatments emphasizing a sensory integrative approach.  Christina provided occupational therapy services in the Autism Learning Center and is an evaluating therapist for the Assistive Technology Clinic.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Christina provides pediatric therapy and rehabilitation services for children with a variety of developmental delays and disabilities including, but not limited to:  intellectual disability, Down syndrome, autism, Cerebral palsy, brachial plexus, hypotonia, and sensory processing disorder.

Sequential Oral Sensory Feeding
Pediatric Splinting/Casting of the Upper Extremity
Pediatric Kinsesiotaping
Neurodevelopmental Therapy
Myofacial Release
Sensory Integration
Neuromuscular Electrical Simulation
Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy
Therapeutic Listening
Autism Diagnostic Team Member

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