The word “travel” can bring a sense of excitement and joy, because you are going on a vacation or to visit relatives or to explore something new. However, the word “travel” can also bring feelings of anxiety or stress. Traveling with a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can seem overwhelming, especially when it comes […]
About Abby Rohlfing
Abby Rohlfing is a certified Occupational Therapist. She first received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology also from the University of Indianapolis and then went on to earn a Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of Indianapolis in December of 2012. During her graduate program, she worked at a cerebral palsy clinic for kids ages 0-15 and babysat for some of the children during the weekends. She completed one of her level II fieldworks at an Autism clinic. There she worked with children and young adults ages 5-22. Also while attending the University of Indianapolis, she completed a research project entitled: Influences on the Transition from Student to Occupational Therapy Practitioner. Currently, Abby is going back to school to receive her doctorate in health sciences. While at NSPT Abby has worked with varying diagnosis’ and kids of all ages. She currently is the Director of Operations and helps to manage the operations of the clinical and admin staff.
Have you ever picked up your child’s backpack and thought to yourself, “That cannot be good for her posture or back muscles!” or “How does she lift this?” Carrying a heavy backpack can put strain on your child’s back and shoulder muscles, which can lead to bad posture and muscle aches. A child carries her […]