Author Archives: Vanessa Lombardo, MSc.OT., OT Reg. (Ont.)

About Vanessa Lombardo, MSc.OT., OT Reg. (Ont.)

Vanessa is an occupational therapist who is passionate about working with babies, children, and teens. She believes in supporting and collaborating with families to address a variety of needs, which is integral to her client-centred approach to care. Vanessa has experience with, and enjoys working on, the following skill areas: fine and gross motor skills, handwriting, social-emotional development, sensory processing, self-regulation, and executive functioning. She is also trained to implement the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding, and is passionate about supporting clients' and families' feeding goals. Vanessa graduated with a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy, as well as a Bachelors of Science in Biology, from McMaster University. She is registered and in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (OSOT) and is a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) and the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists (OSOT).

Autism Spectrum: Supports for Children and Youth

The Ontario Autism Program (OAP) supports families of children and youth on the autism spectrum. Individuals under 18 years of age who live in Ontario and have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by a qualified professional are eligible…