Lee-Anne is a Bay Area native with her Master’s in Science in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts and Sociology from San Francisco State. During her time in pediatric private practice, pediatric medical clinics and school-based occupational therapy, Lee-Anne gained experience with a wide range of diagnosis including neurological disorders, orthopedic impairments, and learning disabilities. Lee-Anne has special expertise in self-regulation including emotional, sensory and social regulation, and qualifies as an autism specialist. She has many tricks up her sleeve for addressing a wide range of goals, including: neuro-developmental, sensory integration, visual-motor integration, The Zones of Regulation, DIRFloortime ®, SCERTS®, Pediatric feeding and assessment, Social Thinking ®, Handwriting Without Tears, and motivating fine and gross motor activities. Most importantly, Lee-Anne makes therapy fun while building on the child’s strengths. Lee-Anne believes that the most successful clients are those whose families are involved in the collaboration process. Lee-Anne’s vision as an OT is to make the world more accessible for those with sensory sensitivities. Through collaboration, we craft the "just-right" environment for children with specific sensory preferences. Lee-Anne has many creative pursuits outside of the OT profession such as working as professional DJ, photographer, dancer, and artist. She has a passion for health and wellness through physical activity (snowboarding, cycling, hiking, yoga/Pilates/barre) and nutrition.
Lee-Anne Bloom, Occupational Therapist
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