Happy National Occupational Therapy Month to Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist Zachary Houle! Zac has been with Encore Rehabilitation for three years! We are very proud to have him on the Rehab Team in the Mobile area! Thanks for providing great patient care, Zac!
April is National Occupational Therapy Month and we would like to recognize our Occupational Therapy Team at the Neuroscience Center: Amy Polite, Katelyn Moen, Jaime Garrett, and Christa Anderson.
With a combined 34 years of experience, Amy Polite, Christa Anderson and Jaime Garrett have devoted their careers to providing exceptional evidence-based interventions with a patient-centered focus for a variety of conditions, including neurologic, orthopedic, lymphatic, rheumatic and post-cancer.
Amy has worked at the Neuroscience Center for 14 years and specializes in treating neurological conditions (specifically stroke and brain injury) and associated deficits of the upper extremity, vision and driving retraining.
Christa has worked at the Neuroscience Center for 7 years and specializes in treatment neurological and orthopedic conditions, with a specific passion for the complexities of the neurological shoulder and post-operative elbow, wrist, and hand.
Jaime has worked for the Neuroscience Center for 9 years and specializes in lymphedema and post-mastectomy conditions.
Katelyn has recently joined the neuro team after graduating from UMMC in 2020.
We would like to thank our Occupational Therapists for their dedication during Occupational Therapy Month and every month of the year!
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April is National Occupational Therapy Month!We’d like to take some time to introduce you to our wonderful Occupational Therapists at Encore Rehabilitation.
“I’m Mary Scalisi, an Occupational Therapist at Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan. I specialize in hand therapy, and I am working towards getting my CHT. I grew up in a Birmingham, AL. I graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and graduated from UAB with a Masters in Occupational Therapy. I am an Occupational Therapist with Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan. In my free time, I enjoy traveling, spending time with friends and family, playing with my puppy, Luna, and making my coworkers decorate and dress up for each holiday.”
Happy Occupational Therapy Month, Mary! We love having you as a part of our team!
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Leslie Perry with her husband, Troy
“Why do I love about Occupational Therapy? I love Occupational Therapy because I can help others, no matter the age! I am able to be a part of a recovery that will affect others’ lives. I enjoy meeting new people and learning about their occupations and families.” ~ Leslie Perry, COTA/L, CMLDT
Leslie is a graduate of Fairview High School and Wallace State Community College. She is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant as well as a Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist. She has been with Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman for five years. Leslie enjoys spending time with her husband, Troy, and their three dogs, Ethel, Vivian, and Mabel.
We wish you a Happy National Occupational Therapy Month, Leslie! Thank you for your dedication and commitment to providing quality rehabilitation.
Say hi to Tammy, Bryson, COTA/L, with Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman!
Tammy has been a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant for 13 years and enjoys her career. She says, “As I have been in the school system, I have seen many children progress and reach goals that seemed so difficult for them in the beginning. Helping a child be successful as they attain their developmental milestones is very rewarding to me.”
Tammy received her degree from Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama. Her expertise is in pediatrics, autism, and sensory-related disorders.
Tammy is married with two children. She enjoys cooking as well as making farmhouse furniture with her husband. She is active in her church where she enjoys many volunteer activities.
Happy National Occupational Therapy Month to Tammy and all our dedicated Occupational Therapists and Assistants!