Jennifer Landry OTR/L
Occupational Therapy Manager
Jennifer Landry graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in Occupational therapy in 2001. She has practiced occupational therapy in the areas of pediatrics, outpatient rehabilitation, neurology, feeding, sensory integration, with the school system, and hippotherapy.
When joining Leaps and bounds, Jennifer was very interested about hippotherapy and has since completed the American Hippotherapy Associations’ level one training. Jennifer also has training in Handwriting without Tears, The Alert Program, NDT, and with Kinesiotherapy.
Jennifer loves her job and is always interested in furthering her education to provide service for children.
Kayla Gillespie OTR/L
Kayla graduated from the University of Southern California with her Master’s in Occupational Therapy. She has experience in inpatient rehabilitation, pediatrics, school based therapy, and Hippotherapy. She is a member of the California Board of Occupational Therapy Association, and the American Hippotherapy Association. Kayla has completed the American Hippotherapy Association’s level I and II training as well as The Sensory Connection Course. She looks forward to continuing education in the multiple areas of pediatric therapy in order to grow and develop her skill set further.
Kayla enjoys working with children and has been a part of the Leaps & Bounds family since March 2014. Kayla loves spending time with her husband, son, and three dogs.
Shabnam Movahed OTR/L
Shabnam received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Cal Poly Pomona in 2012. She continued her education and received her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences from the San Marcos campus in 2016. She had her level II fieldwork experience as an occupational therapy student at Leaps & Bounds and is truly overjoyed to return and join the Leaps team. Her experience includes inpatient acute rehabilitation, neurorehabilitation, hippotherapy, outpatient and school-based pediatric therapy. Shabnam is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the American Hippotherapy Association. She has completed the American Hippotherapy Association’s level I course and has a strong passion for pediatrics and hippotherapy and looks forward to continuing her education in these rewarding settings.
Shabnam enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going on hikes and camping, and playing with her dogs. She believes in the Leaps & Bounds vision and will dedicate herself to help build lifelong functional skills for children and families in need.
Alisa Turner OTR/L
Alisa received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a minor in Psychology in 2013 from California State University at Dominguez Hills. She then continued her education to complete her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for the Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA in 2016. She was already in love with the possibilities of hippotherapy and is thrilled to join our team here at Leaps & Bounds after completing her fieldwork with us in August. Alisa is very excited to be able to continue on with the Leaps team not only for the great mentorship and support, but also for her desire to make a difference in the lives of children. Her experience includes inpatient acute rehabilitation, skilled nursing facility, hippotherapy, outpatient pediatrics, outpatient adult, and school-based pediatric therapy. Alisa is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Occupational Therapy Association of California.
In her free time, Alisa enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, camping, fishing and hunting, and makes sure to include her dog in all of her adventures. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family, especially her new nephew! Alisa is anxious to see where OT will take her and where she can take OT.
Irma Teresa Uribe
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Irma Teresa Uribe received dual majors in Psychology and Human Development from California State University San Bernardino. She has an Associates of Science degree for Occupational Therapy Assistant from Santa Ana College. Teresa has experience working with children in outpatient, school-based, and in early intervention settings. Teresa loves her career and finds it to be rewarding when children make strides toward their goals. She continues to expand her knowledge in Occupational Therapy to better serve children and their families. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, the Occupational Therapy Association of California, and American Hippotherapy Association. During her spare time, Teresa enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, reading, and traveling.
Occupational Therapy Aide
Leanne graduated with a BA in Psychology from California State University, San Bernardino in June 2015. As an undergraduate, she worked as a research assistant and volunteered at various OT settings (pediatrics, hand therapy, skilled nursing home). Leanne started volunteering at Leaps in 2013 and this is where she found her love for working with children with special needs. She also currently work as a behavior interventionist and is applying to MSOT programs. Leanne hopes to become an occupational therapist working in the schools. In her spare time, she loves hiking, camping, snowboarding, and baking.