Occupational Therapy Assistant


Melissa Medeiros is a Licensed Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. Melissa graduated from Pima Medical Institute and has worked in various settings including adult and geriatric rehabilitation, mental health, and pediatric clinics. She specializes in Pediatric Occupational Therapy. While she has worked in many different aspects of Occupational Therapy, her love is working with children. She brings years of working with children with various diagnoses such as Autism, PDD, ADD/ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome and Learning Disabilities. Melissa has received training in Sensory Integration Disorder, Visual Motor skills, Wilbarger Brushing Protocol, the Alert Program, Zones of Regulation and continued emphasis on issues relating to Autism Spectrum Disorder. Melissa is blessed to work with an amazing team and considers it a gift to work with the children and families of the Autism Academy for Education and Development.