Occupational Therapy: What Is It & How Can It Help Your Child?
This discussion will cover many developmental stages of fine and gross motor skills for young children. These skills are the foundation of success in your child’s school experience. You will surely learn something new! Please feel free to bring a friend to this event.
Join us with Christine Boffa, Occupational Therapist to discuss Occupational Therapy: What It Is and How It Can Help Your Child. This parenting class is free to join. Please register below. We look forward to seeing you there!
About Christine Boffa, OT of Roots & Wings Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Christine Boffa is a Licensed Pediatric Occupational Therapist (OT) who works primarily with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and younger school-age children. Her expertise includes sensory processing, relationships and regulation, motor planning, fine motor, visual-spatial/perceptual-motor, and play space design.
Christine received her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Seton Hall University in 2009. She completed her Pediatric Level II clinical affiliation at Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Jersey and her Level I clinical affiliation at the Churchill School in Manhattan. In June 2020, she received her Advanced Professional Certification in Sensory Processing Disorder from the internationally renowned STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder in collaboration with Temple University.
In early 2010, Christine joined Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital. Within a year, she advanced to become the hospital’s primary pediatric Occupational Therapist. In addition to working at Goryeb, Christine works as an OT for the New Jersey Early Intervention System (NJEIS) under the Division of Family Health Services. From 2014 to 2017, she was an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University, teaching acute pediatric rehabilitation to OT students. And since 2016, she has provided child advocacy services via forensic occupational therapy and expert witness report development.
In early 2015, after several years of implementing play space design for her NJEIS clients, Christine founded Roots & Wings, whose mission is to design places of play full of sensorial opportunity that promote exploration, discovery, and global development. Roots & Wings opened its first occupational therapy sensory clinic in February of 2021.