About Us

Play To Learn Therapy focuses on providing our children with the tools needed to achieve success within their natural environments through the use of occupational therapy services.

A child's primary goal is to grow, learn and play, with one of their main occupations being play. Through the use of play and other therapeutic techniques, Play To Learn Therapy promotes the development of motor planning skills, fine motor skills, visual motor/visual perceptual skills, emotional maturity, social skills, and self-confidence needed to discover and explore new environments.

Our Team

Lorin Heagan

MSOT, OTR/L

Lorin graduated with her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 2009, followed by a completion of the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program at Florida International University in 2011.  

 

Lorin has been a certified occupational therapist since 2012 and is the Owner/President of Play To Learn Therapy, Inc.

Lorin acquires extensive knowledge regarding sensory integration and utilizes this model of practice during most therapy sessions, amongst other models of practice that are appropriate on an individual level. It is an integral part of Lorin's practice as an occupational therapist to always maintain a focus on assisting children with achieving their highest level of function within their daily lives.

Kalie Chapman

MOT, OTR/L

Kalie attended the University of Florida and graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science in 2015. She continued as a Florida Gator and graduated with her Master in Occupational Therapy degree in 2016.

 

Kalie previously worked at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital where she gained experience with the infant population, as well as extensive knowledge with the pediatric population as a whole. 

Kalie has a passion for making a difference. She loves the role she gets to play as an occupational therapist — an encourager, a problem solver, a support system, an educator. She thoroughly enjoys working alongside caregivers to help meet their child’s goals in all settings.

 

Marianela Hernandez

MSOT, OTR/L

Marianela is a Florida International University alumna, who graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2016 and Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degree in 2019. 

 

Marianela is a bilingual occupational therapist who has gained hands-on experience with the pediatric special-needs community in South Florida since 2014. She has worked with a variety of diagnoses including autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder, ADHD, learning disabilities, neurological conditions, and behavioral difficulties. 

 

In addition, she has completed graduate-level research on measuring physiological arousal levels in young children while engaging in sensory-based activities. Marianela has a strong passion for providing holistic individualized treatment for children and their families.

 

Our Offerings

Play To Learn Therapy, Inc. offers occupational therapy services to the pediatric community within the school and clinic setting.

Our Mission

Play To Learn Therapy focuses on assisting children with achieving their highest level of function to help ensure they excel and succeed within their natural environment as independently as possible.

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