Ashley Owen, MS, OTR/L


Occupational Therapist

Licenses/Certifications:
 

Licensed Occupational Therapist, North Carolina and Virginia 

Registered with National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)

 

Specialized Training/Continuing Education Courses: 

  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Oculomotor and Vestibular Assessment and Intervention Training

  • Neuro-Developmental Treatment: Handling Intensive to Improve Core Stability Towards Functional Skills 

  • Therapeutic Casting: A Manual Therapy Approach 

  • Eyesight to Insight: Visual & Vestibular Assessment and Treatment 

  • Pittsburgh Augmentative & Alternative Communication Language Seminar Series 

  • NMES- Enhancing Pediatric Outcomes Using Electrical Stimulation

  • Interactive Metronome Certification 

  • Hope for Healing- Trauma and Attachment training for kids in foster care 

  • Beckman Oral Motor Assessment & Intervention 

  • Handwriting without Tears

  • Family training and Coaching techniques

  • Mentorship to order custom and pre-fabricated Benik and McKie splints 

 

Bio:

Ashley is originally from Salem, VA. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in Psychology. She received her M.S. in Occupational Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has spent the majority of her career working in outpatient pediatric therapy working 3 years at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond and just over 1 year at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughter’s in Chesapeake, VA. Ashley has experience with a wide range of conditions including complex Neurodevelopmental disorders, Brachial Plexus Injury, Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Feeding Difficulties, Pediatric Stroke, ADHD, Fine Motor Delays, Dysgraphia and Dyslexia, Global Developmental Delays, Seizure Disorder, Genetic Disorders, Trauma, and Medically complex children. 

 

Ashley has a passion for meeting her patients and families where they are and providing practical interventions that are feasible for families to implement in their home environment. She has a passion for treating sensory and oral motor feeding difficulties as well as treating neuromotor deficits and delays. She loves finding creative ways to motivate her patients to develop skills so that they are more independent throughout their daily lives.