Tasneem graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy, following a Bachelor of Health Sciences degree completed at The University of Western Ontario.
Tasneem is a registered Occupational Therapist who has been working as a community-based Occupational Therapist for the past eighteen years, providing occupational therapy services to children in various community settings (school, home and clinic) within the Greater Toronto Area. Tasneem specializes in enhancing and promoting healthy physical, social and emotional development in children. In particular, Tasneem focuses on improving fine/gross motor skills and sensory processing in children. On a daily basis, she provides Occupational Therapy intervention and consultation to children with a wide variety of diagnoses including mild to severe fine/gross motor difficulties, developmental delay, autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder, cerebral palsy and Down’s syndrome. Tasneem is also a Certified QiGong Sensory Treatment (QST) Therapist and Parent Trainer. Discovering Abilities was founded in 2011 by Tasneem.
BSc, MSc.OT, O.T. Reg. (Ont.)
Carmen graduated from Western University with a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy, following a Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Disease and Psychology completed at the University of Toronto.
Carmen is passionate about working with children of all ages and with a variety of abilities and challenges, such as those in the areas of fine motor, gross motor, sensory, and self-regulation. Carmen is experienced in providing occupational therapy services in the home, school, and clinic settings. Carmen uses a client- and family-centred approach, and ensures that assessment, treatment, and consultative services are evidence-based. Carmen has additional training through professional development workshops/courses, including the Handwriting Without Tears program, Cognitive Orientation to Daily Occupational Performance, and Sensory Integration. Carmen is committed to collaborating with children and families to enable increased participation in meaningful, everyday activities and to successfully achieve their goals.
Sin graduated from University of Toronto with a Master’s of Science degree in Occupational Therapy, following a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Studies & Psychology at University of Toronto.
Sin is a registered Occupational Therapist with experience working with children and adolescents within the school, home, and clinical settings; providing assessment, consultation and direct therapy. She is very passionate about occupational therapy and believes in the positive impact it can have on assisting children to succeed in different stages of their development. An important aspect in Sin’s practice is to draw on each and every child’s strength and help them realize and achieve their true potential! On a daily basis, she provides Occupational Therapy intervention and consultation to children with a wide variety of diagnoses including mild to severe fine/gross motor difficulties, developmental delay, autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder, among others.
Suzanne is an Occupational Therapist with several years of experience in providing occupational therapy services in home and school related environments and in a clinic setting. She earned a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy and a Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology) from Dalhousie University.
Suzanne is exceptionally passionate about working with children and families to maximize children’s potential to participate in activities related to education, self-help, and play/leisure. Suzanne has experience working with children with varying abilities to promote the development of: fine/gross skills, self-regulation skills, and visual-motor skills to increase participation in school related and self-care activities. Suzanne incorporates a variety of approaches based on training and experience related to sensory processing, self-regulation, seating and positioning and fine and gross motor development. Suzanne has participated in training for the The Zones of Regulation.
Nalisha graduated from University of Western Ontario with a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. Nalisha has a Bachelor of science in Special Education (special Education and Early Childhood) from the Midwestern State University in Texas
Nalisha is a registered Occupational Therapist with experience working with children and adolescents within the school, home, and clinical settings providing consultation and direct therapy. She has a passion for working with individuals to help them achieve their full potential. Nalisha has work with children with diagnosed with Developmental coordination disorder, autism spectrum disorder, Sensory Possessing Disorder, and other developmental disorders.
BSc.OT, O.T. Reg. (Ont.)
Yasmin Graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.
Yasmin is a registered Occupational Therapist who has been working in the community since 2010 providing services to children in community settings such as school and home in the Durham region. Yasmin is passionate about working with children and families to support physical, social-emotional and cognitive development by meeting children where they are at. She uses a client-centred approach to therapy and consultation. Yasmin has further developed her professional training through workshops/courses such as The Handwriting Without Tears program to focus on fine motor/printing development. She has provided intervention to children with a wide variety of diagnoses including Developmental Delay, Downs Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and fine/gross motor delay.