Anne Nelson is a Utica Occupational Therapist.
Michelle is an Occupational Therapist.
Cynthia (Cindy) Fahey received her degree in Occupational Therapy from Utica College after previously attaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the same school and is currently certified through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. She began her occupational therapy career in the developmental disabilities field and, after some opportunities as a supervisor for therapy staff in both developmental disabilities and in an acute care setting, began providing home-based occupational therapy services to infants and toddlers. Over the years she has treated some preschool and homebound school-aged children as well. Having treated children in Herkimer and Oneida Counties, she has worked with many children on the autism spectrum as well as with such diagnoses as cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21), sensory integration disorders, Prader Willi Syndrome, vision impairments, prematurity, various other genetic syndromes and general developmental delays. Cindy conducted two-day workshops on use of adaptive equipment for infants and toddlers all over the central and northern New York areas through the Training Together for Tots program, which provided training for service providers and parents of children with disabilities. She is currently serving as the Team Leader for the Children’s Therapy Network office in Utica, serving Oneida, Herkimer and Lewis Counties.
Deborah C. Cox
Deborah is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in 1981. With a background in neurologic rehabilitation of traumatic head injuries, stroke and spinal cord injuries, the emphasis of Deborah's clinical experience has been in the field of developmental disabilities and pediatrics. She has served as a consultant for Head Start programs in Oneida and Herkimer counties, and provided evaluation and treatment services to children birth through eight years in early intervention programs, pre-school, elementary school and home based service delivery formats. She avidly pursues continuing education experiences to expand her expertise in areas such as Sensory Integration, Neurodevelopmental Treatment, Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Fine Motor Development, and Visual-Perceptual Function. She endorses a child and family centered approach with multidisciplinary support and believes in the importance of developing a therapeutic relationship with the child based on comfort, security and trust. Deb is the team leader for the occupational therapists for CTN Oneida.