Maya Wolf, MBA, OTR/L is a pediatric New York State registered and licensed Occupational Therapist. She received her bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy from Boston University's College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. She later earned a master of business administration degree from Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business.
Maya has over ten years of experience treating hundreds of children in a variety of settings. She has serviced early intervention, preschool and school aged children. Maya stays up to date on current practice trends and routinely attends continuing education courses including the following: Handwriting Without Tears, Yoga for the Special Child and Therapeutic Listening.
Additionally, Maya has supervised occupational therapy students during their fieldwork experience. She leads in service training sessions on Occupational Therapy and Autism at the Seaver Autism Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Maya also presents on topics such as dealing with sensory processing difficulties in the classroom and signs of fine motor delays to educators and paraprofessionals at local preschools.
Furthermore, Maya has published a children's book, 'Issue Tissue Featuring Ricky Sticky', which focuses upon tactile sensitivity and defensiveness, a particular type of sensory processing difficulty. 'Issue Tissue Featuring Ricky Sticky' is a conflict resolution story, with words of comfort to help children cope and overcome tactile sensitivity. Maya and co-author, Mara Schwartz, hold book readings, signings and events at local schools and clinics. To read more about Maya's book and her work with children that have tactile sensitivity click on the following link: Special Need Book Review Interview With Maya Wolf
To learn more about the book click on the following link: Special Needs Book Review of 'Issue Tissue Featuring Ricky Sticky'
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