About Tools to Grow Therapy
Shelley Galvin OTR/L, C/NDT
Shelley Galvin has nearly 40 years of experience as a New York State licensed Occupational Therapist with a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Shelley has completed extensive continuing education in areas relevant to pediatric practice. She is certified in pediatric Neurodevelopmental Treatment and has completed the Sensory Integration Continuing Education Program from the University of Southern California. Shelley has also completed the Basic SOS Approach to Feeding Course. She has decades of experience evaluating and treating children with challenges that range from those with severe medical diagnoses and multiple disabilities, to mild delays that compromise a child’s success. Shelley is the co-owner of Tools To Grow, Inc., our sister company. Shelley serves as the Co-Director.
Patricia Pooler MS, OTR/L, OT Reg. (Ont.)
Patricia Pooler MS, OTR/L, OT Reg. (Ont.) is a New York State licensed Occupational Therapist. Patti is also registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists. Patti received her Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from D'Youville University in Buffalo, after first obtaining her Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science from Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario Canada. Patti has obtained continuing education and specialized training in the areas of Handwriting without Tears Pre K and K–5, Executive Functioning Skills, and Vision Processing. She has completed the Sensory Integration Continuing Education Program from the University of Southern California. Patti has also completed the Basic SOS Approach to Feeding Course. Patti is the co-owner of Tools To Grow, Inc., our sister company. Patti serves as the Co-Director.
Kimberly Cassidy, PT
Kimberly Cassidy is a New York State licensed physical therapist with 20 years’ experience working with children birth-21 years of age across home, community and school based settings. Kim earned her Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy at Daemen College. Throughout her career, Kim has sought out continuing education opportunities that are pertinent to facilitating motor development and giving her students the tools needed for safe functional and academic independence in their school or natural setting. Kim serves as the Supervisor of Physical Therapy.
Erin Wodzinksi is an American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) certified and New York State licensed speech-language pathologist. Erin Wodzinski has 33 years of experience as a speech/language pathologist with a Master’s of Science degree from Buffalo State College. Erin has many years of experience working with preschool through highschool aged students. Erin has supervised students from Fredonia State University while working to obtain either their bachelors or masters in Speech Pathology. Erin is a certified yoga instructor for both children and adults. Erin serves as the supervisor of Speech Therapy.