Shoshana Shamberg, OTR/L, MS, FAOTA
President and Clinical Director
Irlen Diagnostician, Special Educator, Accessibility Consultant
Abilities O.T. Services &
Irlen Diagnostic Center
Amen Clinic of DC, Reston, VA
Office (410)358-7269 (no texting)
FAX: (443)460-2275 / Email: email@example.com
Ms. Shamberg has over 35 years experience as an educator, consultant, therapist and professional trainer. She has presented hundreds of international continuing education programs and presentations on a variety of topics related to special education, accessibility consulting, home modifications, jobsite/ADA accommodations, universal/accessible design, and community-based and independent living services for children and adults with disabilities, as well as, seniors who choose to “Age in Place”.
Ms. Shamberg teachers seminar for educators and therapists working with pediatric clients including the Irlen Screeners Certification Training, Brain Gym Introduction, and Sensory Processing Disorders affecting learning, attention, behavior, and emotional balance.
Ms. Shamberg has degrees in both occupational therapy and special education with a specialization in assistive technology and environmental modifications. She is a licensed Brain Gym Instructor and a Certified Irlen Screener/Diagnostician. Her specialities include sensory processing disorders, visual perceptual and neurological conditions, dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, chronic migraines/ headaches, light sensitivity, motor coordination dysfunction, dementia, brain injuries, and visual stress ranging from moderate to severe.
Ms. Shamberg presently teaches the only internet-based training and mentoring program on accessibility/home modifications/ADA consultation for medical and design/build professionals, with an international participation. She is currently the AOTA representative to the American National Standards Institute (ICC/ANSI 117.1) Accessible Design Standards Building Code Committee, the MD representative to the AOTA IDEA Partnership Advisory Committee , a guest instructor in various universities nationwide, and former Vice President of the Maryland Occupational Therapy Association (MDOTA) specializing in legislative advocacy and third party reimbursement issues.
Ms. Shamberg is a trainer for the Mid-Atlantic ADA Leadership Network and has receive the AOTA FAOTA Roster of Fellow Award for her ground breaking specialty innovations. She has published extensively in professional journals, consumer publications and textbook chapters.