Susan Swindeman OTR/L, is a registered occupational therapist and the owner of Wee Care Therapy in Dyer, Indiana. She has been a pediatric occupational therapist since graduating from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1984. She is certified in the administration and interpretation of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT) and trained extensively in neurodevelopmental treatment. She was on the speaking faculty for the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation. Susan is a co-author of the books Tools for Tots: Sensory Strategies for Toddlers and Preschoolers™ and Tools for Infants: Sensory Based Strategies for Parents, Caregivers and Early Intervention Providers ™. She presents internationally about sensory integration, sensory-based strategies and sensory processing disorder. Susan may be contacted through her website at weecaretherapy.com or through Facebook at Wee Care Therapy and Twitter @weecaretherapy.
Maureen Kane -Wineland PhD, OT/L (by availability), is the co-owner of Rehab Dynamics in Toledo, Ohio. Maureen has been working with young children and their families for over 30 years in a variety of capacities. She has developed an expertise in addressing the needs of children with sensory processing disorders, as well as those with difficulties relating and engaging, using both sensory integration and DIR®/Floortime™ approaches. Maureen is SIPT certified and a PLAY Project Home Consultant. Maureen received her PhD. in special education/educational psychology in 2002 and examined the effects of prenatal drug exposure on sensory processing capacities. Maureen is a co-author of the books Tools for Tots: Sensory Strategies for Toddlers and Preschoolers™ and Tools for Infants: Sensory Based Strategies for Parents, Caregivers and Early Intervention Providers™. Contact her through her website at tools forinfants.com, or through Facebook at Tools for Tots or Tools for Infants: Sensory Based Strategies.