Annette Hatala OTL, OTD
OT, Former Homeschooler, Parent
Annette Hatala, OTL/OTD, former homeschooler and occupational therapist since 2006. She has worked with various populations from children to adults in mental health and physical disabilities settings. Her specialties include nature based therapies including aquatics and horticulture. She creates custom gardening and crafting programs with an emphasis on life skills, leisure exploration and hands on experiences for individuals and small group in and around Huntington Beach. From preschool to senior centers, activities can be customize to create a “just right match’ challenge without being overwhelming. She shares her knowledge with others through teaching as a professor and thesis advisor at Stanbridge University and offers in person and internet presentations and classes for professionals and groups seeking to gain skills utilizing gardens and crafts therapeutically
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AAROM aquatic therapy
Active Assist Range of Motion aquatic modalities (AAROM) From WATSU®. This is a post that explores professionals who practice these healing arts.
Portable, temporary and adaptable gardens ways gardens can be assessable to all from milk crate gardens which can be stacked to decrease bending to wall and picture frame
Crafts can be enjoyed by individuals of may ages and abilities. This post is dedicated to exploring crafts and problem solving adaptations to have the "just right challenge".