Ashley M, MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Eyas Landing Employee Since 2020

Education

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy 
University of Illinois at Chicago

Bachelor of Science in Biology & Psychology
Loyola Marymount University

Credentials and Certifications

  • Licensed and Registered Occupational Therapist  
  • CPR/First Aid Certified 

Clinical Expertise

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder 
  • School-based Services 

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My Story

As I looked to toward a career path as an undergraduate, I explored and immersed myself in volunteer and work opportunities in medicine, psychology, and social work. However, nothing quite caught my interest until I shadowed an occupational therapist. My interest in occupational therapy grew as I tutored children with special needs and worked as a one-on-one aid for a child with autism in the school. realized that becoming an occupational therapist would give me the tools needed to further assist children to reach their fullest potentialI was instantly drawn to the many lenses that occupational therapists take in understanding the strengths and challenges of the individual and the creative way that they collaborate with children and their families to work toward goals that are meaningful and relevant to their everyday lives. 

My Eyas Landing

I enjoy most about Eyas Landing is the sense of community, collaboration, and support from all members of the team.  I believe that this strong sense of community demonstrates the dedication and care for the children and families the team serves. 

My Professional Goals

  1. My goal is to complete my Occupational Therapy Doctorate in the Summer of 2020 and continue to advocate for culturally relevant care in clinical practice.  

Eyas Landing is a therapy clinic with a mission to provide evidence-based and family-centered therapy services for children, adolescents, and their families. The primary goal is to deliver relationship-based interventions within the most natural environments and to empower families to reach their full potential. To achieve this goal, our highly educated, compassionate staff dedicates time and expertise to create experiences that maximize therapeutic outcomes. The strength, determination, and perseverance of our clients are evident as they succeed in therapy, and ultimately in their daily lives.

Eyas Landing offers a wide range of comprehensive services including Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, ABA Therapy, Social Work, Family Therapy, and Neuropsych testing. Services are provided throughout the Chicagoland area via Telehealth, In-Home, and in our state of the art clinic.