Jeanette McNalty, BSc, MScOT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Jeanette graduated from Queen’s University with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2009. She completed her undergraduate studies at Brock University, graduating with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Health Science in 2007.

Jeanette brings 11 years of experience in paediatrics, having worked as a school-based occupational therapist (OT) in both Ontario and Saskatchewan. She has recently moved home to practice occupational therapy in the Ottawa region and is licensed by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She also holds membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.

Professionally, Jeanette’s areas of interest and passion are in early intervention, Autism, and feeding from birth through childhood. As a school-based OT, Jeanette spent many hours teaching about self-regulation and fine motor skills! She also has many years of experience as a figure skating coach for children and youth. Outside of work, Jeanette is mom to two busy girls!

Jeanette has training in various areas of paediatric occupational therapy including:

  • Quality Behaviour Solutions Safety-Care training
  • Supporting Oral Feeding in Fragile Infants (SOFFI) and Sequential-Oral-Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding
  • Reference and Regulate
  • DIR/Floortime
  • Psycho-Sensory Processing Intervention
  • Interoception, The Eighth Sense
  • Sensory Processing
  • Social Thinking
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • Safe and Sound Protocol
  • Best Practice for Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Trauma Informed Care