Occupational Therapy Team

Jennifer Landry OTR/L

Therapy Department Manager
Occupational Therapist

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.

Jennifer has completed the American Hippotherapy Association Level 1,  Neuro Connections, and Core Connections training.

Kayla Gillespie OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

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, two boys, and three dogs.

Kayla has completed the American Hippotherapy Association Level 1,  Level 2, and Sensory Connection training.

Judy Wang OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

After graduating from the University of California, San Diego, with a double degree in Psychology and Human Development, Judy was looking for a career where she can help children with special needs. Drawn to the pediatric population, she soon found herself volunteering in an outpatient pediatric clinic. It was then and there that she fell in love with the way occupational therapists guide, interact, and motivate their patients.

Fueled by this newfound passion, Judy enrolled in the University of Southern California where she obtained a Master of Arts degree in Occupational Therapy in 2014. Judy has experience working with children of all ages, ranging from infants to teenagers. She is passionate about her work as an occupational therapist and strives to provide the best care for all the special kiddos that she interacts with everyday. 

In her free time, Judy enjoys a good Netflix binge, cooking, and spending quality time with her family. 

Jenna Syverson OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Bio coming soon.

Erin Johnson

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Erin Johnson graduated from Cal State University Dominguez Hills in 2015 with a Bachelors degree in Communications.  After a tenure as a pharmaceutical representative Erin went back to school and received an Associates of Occupational Science: Occupational Therapy Assistant degree from American Career College where she was recognized as valedictorian of her graduating class.  Erin has a passion for working with children and is excited to be a part of the Leaps and Bounds team.  Outside of work Erin enjoys spending time with family, camping, and hiking with her finance and Goldendoodle Penny. 

Leanne Gutierrez

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

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 works 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.

Teri Artega

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Bio coming soon.

Beyah

Service Dog (In Training)

Beyah has been training as a service dog for two years. She is loving, caring, and great with all the patients here at Leaps. When Beyah is not at Leaps, she loves taking long naps and going for walks.

Tiffany Le

Occupational Therapy Aide

Tiffany Le graduated from the University of California, Davis in June 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She started volunteering at Leaps & Bounds immediately after graduation, where she had found her passion in working with children with special needs. Tiffany hopes to become an occupational therapist herself after being inspired by the therapists at Leaps with their mentorship and support. In her spare time, Tiffany enjoys road trips along the west coast and hiking in national parks.