Principal Occupational Therapist, Founder and Owner
Crossway Pediatric Therapy and Academy
Charotte, North Carolina – United States
Shelley Anne Dean, OTD, OTR/L is the owner and founder of Crossway Pediatric Therapy (EST. 2004) and Crossway Academy (EST. 2011). Dr. Dean completed her post professional doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD) in May 2015 from Quinnipiac University, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis in 1999, and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Indiana University in 1993. Her Occupational Therapy Doctorate Capstone research examined a family centered and multicomponent approach for the treatment of children with hemiparesis secondary to stroke. She hosts an annual CIMT camp using evidenced based practice at her clinic in Charlotte, NC.
Dr. Dean has specialized in pediatric occupational therapy for over 18 years. Dr. Dean has been trained in contemporary neuromotor rehabilitation interventions to treat children with neuromotor involvements such as hemiparesis secondary to stroke. These include: modalities, robotics, myofascial release, kinesiotaping, Saebo, Constraint Induced Movement Therapy and Musgatova Neuro Reflexive Integration. In addition to the long term passion for treatment of pediatric stroke over the lfiespan. she also has extensive experience with Autism Spectrum Disorders over the lifespan,
Dr. Dean also serves on the board of Autism Speaks of the Carolinas as well as the International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke.
Dr. Dean has no affiliations or disclosures with any of the treatment interventions she is going to describe during the content of this course.
Friday, November 8
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM