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Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Group for Sensory Integration and Trauma Course

Wanting to put together a group of 5 to register for the sensory integration and trauma course, ...gets us a 25% discount.... if anyone is interested please email me at cabscot@Shaw.ca.   Or text at 780-908-6322.
Thanks
Candace Achtymichuk 

Looking for OT for feeding/swallowing


We are looking for a pediatric occupational therapist who has extensive experience in feeding and swallowing therapy with infants and toddlers who are in the 15 month age category. We prefer to do in home therapy sessions at least once a week but the timeline and consistency of sessions can be determined upon initial assessment.

My son is 15 months old and experiencing significant difficulties surrounding feeding and mealtimes. He cannot process a majority of solid foods and as such has a diet consisting of mainly purees, apple sauce and yogurt.

 His issues with solid foods started when he was first introduced to solids at 6 1/2  months. When he was first presented with solids he gagged on his food and spit it out and if he did swallow his food he would proceed to throw up the entire contents of what he had previously eaten. He has since grown out of the throwing up but still spits out a majority of his solid foods.

 We have tried a wide variety of solids including: fruits, vegetables, carbohydrates and meats. He has been given numerous opportunities to try an extensive and wide assortment of foods including: apples, oranges, grapes, pears, bananas, mangos, carrots, peas, cauliflower, broccoli, tomatoes, lettuce with/without salad dressing, potatoes both mashed and boiled, French fries, pasta, rice, tacos, burritos, chili, shepards pie, chicken fingers, fish sticks, hotdogs etc.

My contact information is:
Name: Angela Jogia
Ph. #: 403 991 2640

Thank you

Monday, 17 October 2016

OT Subcontract Work with Growing Changes in Edmonton

 Job Description: Occupational Therapist Subcontract Work

Growing Changes - Occupational Therapy Services for Children is seeking an Occupational Therapist to provide assessment and implementation of Occupational Therapy interventions to children with developmental needs in a community setting.

Requirements:
·         Registration with Alberta College of Occupational Therapists
·         Commitment to working with children and their families
·         Experience working with children with special needs
·         Ability to work independently
·         Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
·         Personal vehicle and must be able to drive within Edmonton region and outlining communities

Growing Changes offers mentoring and flexible hours.


If interested please email resume to growingchanges@gmail.com

Growing Changes
Occupational Therapy Services for Children                                                                     
Edmonton, Alberta
growingchanges@gmail.com

Friday, 14 October 2016

Part-time temporary (.5) Occupational Therapist - immediate to June 2017

 Part-time temporary (.5) Occupational Therapist - immediate to June 2017

Are you interested in:
• an Occupational Therapy opportunity that focuses on community pediatrics?
• working for a supportive, flexible employer in a dynamic multi-disciplinary team context, in a small local school division.
•great job satisfaction and the opportunity to make an important difference in a child’s life?


The Sturgeon School Division is currently seeking a part time Occupational Therapist (.5 position is available), beginning immediately and continuing to the end of the school year in 2017.
 The position is primarily with the Early Childhood Education program, providing direct and consultative Occupational Therapy services in school, home and community settings to children with disabilities who are between 2½ and 6 years of age.

This position has tremendous job satisfaction, a supportive multidisciplinary team to work with and scheduling flexibility. Working connected with a small school division allows for the opportunity to really make a difference!

The ideal candidate we are searching for will have a background in Pediatrics. The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and must be registered with ACOT. Candidates must have own transportation as travel is required throughout the school division. Competitive wages.
The Sturgeon School Division’s Central Office is in Morinville, approximately 15 minutes drive north of Edmonton. This school division covers a small
geographical region immediately north of the Edmonton/ St. Albert /Fort Saskatchewan area.

If you are interested, please forward your resume to hr@sturgeon.ab.ca or visit the Sturgeon website www.sturgeon.ab.ca.

Warm Regards,
Anita Ferri
Occupational Therapy Team Lead
Sturgeon School Division
780-934-7937

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Looking to rent M-FUN and PDMS in Edmonton area

I am wondering if anyone in the Edmonton area rents out assessment tools, specially the PDMS or M-FUN. If so, please contact me.

Thanks!
Laura Raspier
Lraspier@hotmail.com
587 984 1982