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Meet our executive director and our senior staff

Robbie Levy, MA, OTR/L, Executive Director

Robbie Levy, MA, OTR/L founded Dynamic Kids in 1998 and serves as its’ Director/Owner. Prior to that, Ms. Levy was co-director of Building Blocks Therapy Associates for 13 years. Ms. Levy has her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania and her advanced Masters in O.T. from N.Y.U. with a specialty in Developmental Disabilities where she also taught. She has supervised and trained hundreds of therapists and graduate students from a variety of universities and colleges. She is a national lecturer for PESI Education providing full day courses to therapists, teachers and school administrators on Enhancing Childhood Development including topics on Sensory Integration, Play Techniques and Self-Regulation.

Locally, she is very involved with the Childcare Council of Westchester providing trainings and presentations to professionals and parent groups. She has lectured at The Young Child Expo in NYC, Zero to Three Network and WAEYC (Westchester Association for the Education of Young Children). She has participated in panel discussions on Children and Technology and has been quoted in Parents Magazine as well as numerous newspaper articles. She was honored to receive the 2015 Westchester Women of Influence Award sponsored by the Greyston Foundation.

Ms. Levy has many advanced trainings and certifications including Sensory Integration, SIPT, Therapeutic Listening, NDT, Handwriting without Tears, Wilbarger Protocol, How Does Your Engine Run and DIR-Floortime. She continues to be a mentor to her staff providing opportunities for individual on-site training and teaching.

Robbie has spent her entire career in the Pediatric field committed to providing children and their families with the tools necessary to help each child reach their potential. She knew early on in her career that providing intervention as early as possible would lead to increased success. She still enjoys working with children and seeing their excitement when they complete a new task. She also believes in educating the parents and caregivers about strategies they can use on a daily basis to help advance their child’s therapeutic goals.

Robbie has been a Rivertown resident for 30 years and her 3 children have all gone through the Westchester public school system. She is very passionate about giving back to the local community and the children who are part of it.

"After years of hitting stonewalls, trying to find effective treatment for my daughter, the Dynamic Kids experience feels like we are finally a recipient of the PAY IT FORWARD gift. ....It is noteworthy to mention that my daughter has been "put through the ringer" in regards to her behavioral and sensory issues...I will never forget my first phone conversation with Robbie, after speaking to someone that truly understood my concerns, I literally dropped to my knees and wept. .....Moreover, I really believe Robbie is a savant in her field. We are truly thankful for the opportunity to work with her at Dynamic Kids. I continue to recommend their services, as they are a rare and special place for kids with sensory issues."

SENIOR STAFF MEMBERS:

Shari Scher, OTR/L
Ingrid Smith, OTR/L
Julie Weber, OTR/L

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