Craig J. Tollin, owner of Just Play Gyms is a Licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist with licenses to practice in New York and Connecticut. With over 20 years of experience, Craig is well known in the field of Pediatrics in New York City and Westchester County having worked in a variety of pediatric facilities including, Saint Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center. Craig is a consultant at many public and private schools in both NYC and Westchester. Craig has worked with all ages of children from newborns through adolescents. Craig is Neurodevelopmental Technique (NDT) certified and has completed the Sensory Integration Certification Program (SIPT) sponsored by USC/WPS (Western Psychological Services). These approaches are used for the treatment and management of children with a variety of sensory processing weaknesses and posture and movement difficulties resulting from central nervous system (CNS) impairments. Using these techniques, Craig addresses the quality and quantity of children's abilities through play. Craig is also trained in Therapeutic Listening and can perform visual screenings. Using principles of movement sciences, Craig works towards maximizing every child's growth and development in their school, leisure, self care and play skills. Craig's approach looks at the whole child as he uses a holistic approach during his evaluation and treatment sessions.
Craig lives in Westchester with his wife, his four children and his 7 year old yellow lab, Buddy. He can be reached at email@example.com. (New York City and Westchester locations)
Molly Broaddus is a licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist who joined Just Play Westchester in August of 2010. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Wake Forest University and her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the Medical College of Virginia in 1996. Molly has worked with children age birth through 8 in a variety of settings throughout Westchester and New York City, including home-based early intervention, pre-school, and elementary schools. Molly also has an extensive background in hospital-based neurological rehabilitation.
Molly has experience and training in neuro developmental treatment and sensory integration therapy. She uses a combination of these approaches in treatment, custom tailoring the child’s plan based on his or her individual needs. Molly has also completed courses in the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum and Reflex Integration.
Sara Cassone is a licensed occupational therapist who delights uses her experience combined with her warm, caring, honest and humor-filled approach to build skill, confidence, and self-esteem in the children she treats. There is nothing more rewarding to her than to see her kids light up with the joy of accomplishment. Sara received her Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science from the University of Southern California. She spent 10 years in Los Angeles working with kids, aged 0-12 in the top pediatric OT clinics in the area. She’s worked with various diagnoses including SPD, ADHD, ASD, CP, Down Syndrome, CAPD, and developmental delay. She has additional education in the areas of sensory integration/processing, kinesiotaping, therapeutic listening, feeding, executive functioning, reflex integration, neuro-developmental treatment, handwriting, self-regulation and social skills.
Sara can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org (Westchester location)
Jennifer Terranova is a licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist. Jennifer holds a Master in Occupational Therapy from New York University. Jennifer has worked in a variety of pediatric settings, including a rehabilitation center, pre-school and elementary schools, and several local private out-patient treatment clinics. Jennifer is trained in utilizing sensory integration therapy and neuro-developmental treatment. She takes a holistic approach to treating children on the spectrum combining her training in Therapeutic Listening and Advanced Therapeutic Listening as well as nutrition.
Jennifer has received yoga certification to work with children from Sonia Sunumar, and has completed nutrition workshops with Kelly Dorfman. She also has completed training in the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum.
Jennifer currently resides with her husband and three children in Nyack, NY. She can be reached at email@example.com (Westchester location)
Sophie Walcoe is a licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist who holds a Masters in Occupational Therapy from New York University. She has worked in a variety of pediatric settings, including preschools, an elementary school, sensory gyms and in homes. Sophie completed the University of Southern California’s Sensory Integration continuing education certificate program. Additionally, she is certified in the following sensory integration techniques: astronaut training®, Therapeutic listening®, Reflex integration and can provide visual assessments. Sophie is a level 1 certified Handwriting without tears® specialist and is trained in the Neurokinesthetic Approach to Hand Function and Handwriting. She employs a holistic treatment approach to support children in becoming happier, more confident and meeting their goals.
Sophie lives with her husband in NYC. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org (NYC Location).
Pediatric Developmental Optometry. Screenings held at Just Play NewYork City Office. https://www.drthauandassoc.com/