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Dr. Pinocchio & Friends Pediatric Wellness Center

 

1.

Occupational Therapy

A holistic therapeutic approach involving assessment and intervention of a child's social-emotional development, sensory processing, fine motor development, visual motor integration, and more!

2.

Speech Therapy

Assessment and intervention involving speech sound production, language comprehension, social skills, expressive language, verbal communication skills, nonverbal communication skills, and speech fluency.

3.

Social
Groups

Structured therapeutic groups of similar aged peers with a focus on social skill building and emotional learning led by an occupational or speech therapist skilled in social-emotional development.

4.

Developmental Play Programs

Play-based, child-led social groups as an alternative or addition to a traditional "daycare" setting. 

Our Approach

Here at the Center we utilize a family-centered approach to therapy, acknowledging that parents are at the forefront of a child's development, learning, and growth. Parent coaching and education is present within each therapy session to assure carryover of treatment in to the home setting to result in progress and therapeutic success. 

We are passionate about wellness and prevention and providing families with the knowledge to not only support development, but enhance each developmental area - gross motor, fine motor, social-emotional, sensory processing, speech and language, social communication, visual motor integration, and more!

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About
Dr. Pinocchio

Dr. Pinocchio has had a passion for infants and children since she was a child herself. Fortunately, this passion developed into a lifelong career. 

Dr. Pinocchio received a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California and a Masters of Occupational Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Her doctoral work was specific to sensory integration and family-centered care resulting in specialized knowledge.

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Our Team

Our team consists of high quality occupational and speech therapists that have been handpicked for their passion for pediatrics and knowledge and experience within the field.
We work collaboratively as a multidisciplinary team, meeting on a consistent basis to discuss and brainstorm the best treatment options for all of our patients.

1

Mallory Pinocchio 

OTD, OTR/L

Doctor of Occupational Therapy

2

Alyssa Snow

MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

3

Amanda Jenkins

OTD, OTR/L

Doctor of Occupational Therapy

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Elise Ongaro

COTA

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Hailey Corthell

M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Taylor Baldry

M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

"You have provided me with ways to connect with my kids, ways to join their worlds, and most of all ways to understand them which is what any parent truly wishes for."

- Mom of two