Brooke serves the children and families of KiDA by applying her knowledge of occupational therapy, family-centered care, and sensory processing to provide holistic and individualized treatment in order to make a difference in their lives. Brooke has advanced training in sensory integration, which includes the certification needed to administer and interpret the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT). Brooke’s passion for working with children with special needs continues to grow through her diverse clinical and educational experiences with a focus on autism, sensory processing, family life, and occupational engagement.
Brooke earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy with a Minor in Nutrition and Health Promotion from University of Southern California. She continued her education at USC where she earned a Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy as well as an Occupational Therapy Doctorate, with clinical training in pediatric mental health services and an emphasis on autism and family life.
Megan uses sensory integration-based and therapeutic activities to help children build the foundational skills necessary to grow and reach their goals. In the near future, Megan hopes to complete the sensory integration training program and become certified to administer and interpret the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT). Megan is very passionate about working with children autism and related disorders and hopes to use her knowledge in occupational therapy to help children succeed reach their full potential at KIDA.
Megan completed her Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and Advertising Art from Seton Hall University in 2009. During her time at Seton Hall, Megan was also a member of the Division I women’s volleyball team. Following graduation, Megan worked in graphic design, and then in 2012, decided to continue her education and returned to school at the University of Southern California. She received a Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy from USC in 2014, and is currently completing the Occupational Therapy Doctorate at KIDA.
Kianna is an occupational has worked in a variety of settings such as school districts, early intervention, private and non-profit clinics, and private practice. She has been trained in Sensory Integration (SIPT certified), feeding, handwriting, parent coaching, and autism. Kianna has a strong DIR background and has been using the floortime principles in her work since 2006. She also enjoys dancing and yoga, and has brought this to her practice by studying the benefits of dance in children who have developmental delays and later co-founded a dance class for children with autism in Northern California.
Kianna received her Bachelor of Science and Master’s in Occupational Therapy from the University of Utah. She worked in Northern California as an Occupational therapist for nine years, and then returned to Utah where she worked in administration at a private school for children with autism and developmental delays. Currently she is working towards her PhD in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities through the ICDL.
Jeanne is an occupational therapist at KIDA and believes through the use of meaningful occupations, a child can reach optimal states of health and happiness regardless of his or her impairment. She enjoys helping children become as independent as possible in their every day lives. Jeanne is passionate about sensory integration and is currently working towards becoming Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) certified.
Jeanne received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy with a Minor in Psychology from University of Southern California. She continued her education at USC where she earned a Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy as well as an Occupational Therapy Doctorate with a focus in pediatrics. She completed her residency right here at KIDA.