Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Kara O'Donnell
This is my 9th year as a staff Occupational Therapist for the Yonkers Board of Education. I have 24 years of experience as an OT. I work in the High School Autism program.
My schedule at Roosevelt is Monday morning, Tuesday and Thursday all day. My schedule at Saunders High School is Monday afternoon, Wednesday and Friday all day.
School Occupational therapy practitioners support a child’s participation in activities throughout the school day.
They are experts in:
●Addressing fine motor skills related to academic participation
●Addressing sensory needs that impact self-regulation and learning
●Activity and environmental analysis and modifications
●Collaborate with team members on assistive technology to increase participation
●Increasing independence in activities of daily living skills needed for school and life transitions