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Sally Cruden-Walker, OTR/L

Sally Walker-Cruden is an occupational therapist with over 20 years of experience in pediatrics. Sally graduated from St Leo University with a major in Sports Management. After graduating Sally had the great experience to work at Walt Disney World. Sally then went back to school to earn her degree in occupational therapy. Sally’s education and experience emphasize a more natural and holistic approach to maximizing each child’s success without focusing on a child’s diagnosis but rather on their unique abilities and needs. Sally has worked in a variety of areas, including hospital settings, Early Intervention, acute care, outpatient, and schools and opened a clinic as a Clinical Director. Sally then ventured out to open her own clinic with the idea of making everything Fun and Functional. Sally values the wraparound approach with family collaboration to guide parents in helping to facilitate growth for their child to reach developmental milestones. Sally in trained and certified in:

  • InterActive Metronome

  • Therapeutic Listening

  • Sensory Integration

  • DIR Floortime Therapy

  • The ALERT Program

  • Kids Yoga

  • Reflex Integration

  • Brain Gym

  • Astronaut Program

  • Aquatic Therapy

Sally is extremely passionate about occupational therapy, helping the community and reaching outside the box to learn, teach and grow. Fun Fact about Sally, while in OT school she was fortunate to participate in a program called Dolphin Human Therapy.

ABOUT CARA THERAPY

The C.A.R.A. in CARA Therapy stands for Children Are Really Active and we are dedicated to helping children through FUN and FUNCTIONAL Learning. Our mission is to provide the best in pediatric therapy services to every child we treat. We strive to foster opportunities for growth and independence while helping others see and celebrate each child’s unique gifts.

We provide Pediatric OT/PT including:

  • Feeding

  • Sensory

  • Yoga

  • Music Therapy

  • Summer Camps

  • Virtual Learning Center

  • Sensory Birthday Parties

We address an assortment of issues such as:

  • Sensory processing and sensory defensiveness

  • Gross motor skills

  • Fine motor skills

  • Social skills

  • Daily living skills

  • Executive functioning skills

  • Self-regulation and coping strategies

  • Oral motor skills and picky eating

  • Reflex maturation

  • Motor planning

  • Visual-motor integration

  • Visual perception

… and much more

​Our therapists are certified in: First aid, CPR, Integrated Listening System Associate Practitioner, Early Intervention Certified Providers, Vestibular Rehabilitation Certified

Free Training Webinars

Free Training Webinars

Free Training Webinars
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