Abbey Zinn, OTR/L

Abbey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreational Therapy from East Carolina University in 2008.  She continued on at East Carolina to earn her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2010.  During her graduate school career, she developed an interest in working in pediatrics and, as a student, completed research focusing on handwriting and the implementation of handwriting in the classroom.  She completed fieldwork experiences in acute care, school systems, outpatient, and pediatric settings; however, her pediatric rotation was the one she most enjoyed.  Abbey has experience working with children with a wide range of disorders including fine motor delay, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, sensory integration dysfunction, Down syndrome, and other developmental delays. 

Abbey has experience in a Fully Equipped Sensory Gym setting and she provides services to children at their home, daycare or preschools. In addition, she is educated and experienced in Neurodevelopmental training, Therapeutic Listening, Visual-Vestibular Training, Handwriting without Tears, and the Wilbarger DPPT (brushing) program. 

Abbey’s hobbies include volunteering, church activities, traveling, spending time with family and friends, attending sporting events, reading a good book, and watching movies.