Jessica is an Occupational Therapist who conducts client-centered Assistive Technology evaluations and trainings with clients of all ages and abilities to promote successful occupational engagement and achievement.
Jessica provides Assistive Technology (AT) evaluation and training services to clients referred by a variety of agencies and school districts, as well as privately funded clients. Additionally, she assists with the NYS Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (TRAID) Program to provide members of the WNY community with assistive technology devices.
She holds a MS in Occupational Therapy from D’Youville College and a BS in Psychology from Canisius College. Jessica has years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, specifically within the pediatric population. She holds a strong interest in the education system and the collaborative approach needed to facilitate a student’s success in educational, vocational, and leisurely pursuits. Her desire to become an occupational therapist and work in a research-based setting began after working multiple summer camps at the Institute for Autism Research (IAR) at Canisius College. There, she developed a passion for promoting occupational engagement through evidence-based interventions.