Meghan Prouse

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Professional Summary

Meghan Prouse obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Winnipeg and her Clinical Master’s in Occupational Therapy from the University of Manitoba. Since graduating in 2007, Meghan has had the opportunity to work in a variety of practice areas including hospital and community settings with both the adult and pediatric population. Meghan has always had a passion for working with children. Prior to moving to the Ottawa region, Meghan spent the majority of her time working as a community based therapist at the Rehabilitation Centre for Children in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She has experience working with both pre-school and school-aged populations in French and English. Her work experience includes a combination of school, home, and clinic settings both within cities and rurally. Throughout her 8 years of experience working as a pediatric occupational therapist, Meghan has developed a family-centered and culturally sensitive approach to client care. Treatment and intervention is personalized to fit the needs and wants of clients and their families to facilitate participation and increase satisfaction.

Meghan is comfortable in treating both infants and children with a variety of diagnoses. She has experience with working with children in the areas of:

  • Infant Development
  • Play and Social Skill Development
  • Fine Motor Skills and Printing
  • Visual Perception and Visual Motor Integration
  • Sensory Processing, Attention, and Self Regulation
  • Self Care Skills

Meghan’s quest for knowledge and desire to improve her practice is supported by participation in continuing education courses and workshops including:

Family Centered Service

  • Family Centered Service: Changing Ideas, Changing Outcomes

Equipment and Assistive Technology

  • Where It’s AT- Assistive Technology for Children and Youth Conference
  • Positioning: It’s about time

Sensory Processing

  • “How Does Your Engine Run?” The Alert Program for Self Regulation
  • Getting Kids in Sync

Social Skill Development

  • Social Stories™ 10.1 and Taming the Social Context Jungle: Teaching Individuals with ASD to Effectively “Read” and Respond to Social Context
  • Planning and Preparing for Socio-Cognitive Development
  • Introduction to the Relate Program
  • Becoming an Effective Guide for your Child

Fine Motor Skills and Printing

  • Handwriting without Tears

Meghan is a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario, and is a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists.

Certifications

B.Sc.(Bio), MSc.O.T., O.T.Reg. (Ont)

Education

  • Clinical Master's in Occupational Therapy
    University of Manitoba (2007)

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