We are all very excited to welcome Valorie back to the ERI faculty.
Valorie Todd, MA, OTR is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist who has worked in early intervention, preschool, and various school systems in NY and NJ over the past 35 years. She has taught Occupational therapy at Mercy College as well as in the Interdisciplinary Studies Dept. at Rutgers University. She has provided continuing education programs for over 10 years through Education Resources, Inc. as well as the NYC and Los Angeles Departments of Education, by their invitation. Her area of interest has long been on vision and perception and their effects on visual perceptual and visual motor assessments, as well as on classroom skills, especially handwriting. In terms of intervention, she has focused on developing a framework based on vision and learning strategies, while also incorporating principles of sensory integration and motor learning. She especially enjoys linking theory to practice and helps participants realize the importance of being able to describe the theoretical approaches they are using, how they work, and what else to consider when they no longer do so.
“Valorie was great! Fast, succinct, informed, knowledgable….. I have lots of thoughts about how to alter/modify my treatments” Teresa, DPT
“Valorie Todd is an unbelievable source of visual learning and her knowledge base keeps expanding, so see her more than once!” – Adrienne, OT
“Valorie held me captivated from beginning to end. I am totally excited to go back and begin to utilize not only her clinical strategies but her concept of helping us touch the students how to help themselves. I am taking away so much more than I expected from this workshop……..Thank you” Bryan, OT
Valorie’s Upcoming Courses:
Vision, Visual Perceptual and Visual Motor Skills: Assessment and Intervention for Children
August 28-29, 2015 – Puyallup, WA
October 16-17, 2015 – TBA