Project Description

Angie Talamantes graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in occupational therapy. She is a licensed occupational therapist in the state of Arizona. Angie has practiced occupational therapy for over 30 years, and has experience in a variety of settings including school, clinic, and home based pediatric settings as well as acute hospital, in-patient rehab, out-patient, and home health care. She has extensive experience in neuro-rehab, and was a spinal cord rehab specialist at Barrow’s Neurological Institute for many years. She has specialized in pediatrics currently, and has worked in school districts in Arizona for the past 13 years and for a short time in Nebraska. She has experience in a variety of skills including but not limited to neuro developmental techniques, sensory processing, assistive technology, fabrication of splints, adapting equipment, home modifications, and aquatic therapy. She has assisted in community programs such as Think First head and spine injury prevention and Day on the Lake adapted water sports program. She presented at the Occupational Therapy State Conference on Functional Outcomes of Spinal Cord Injury in 2000 and at the Rehab of the Neurological Patient Conference in Mexico City in 1998. When not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She also enjoys arts and crafts, cooking, gardening, and spending time with her dogs.