Tamar Chemel is a registered occupational therapist. Her scope of practice includes assessment, treatment, and consultation with children and their families in areas such as sensory processing, self-regulation, social skills, and fine and gross motor development. Tamar has gained diverse experience working with young children with a variety of diagnoses, including Autism Spectrum Disorders, acquired brain injuries, developmental delays, ADHD, learning disabilities, and sensory processing challenges.
Tamar uses a strengths-based and child and family centred approach to promote engagement in each clients’ daily activities. She continues to build her knowledge and expertise through ongoing professional development and education, including completing courses in Neurodevelopmental Treatment, Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding, Collaborative Problem Solving, Social Thinking curriculums, and self-regulation programs (Zones of Regulation, Alert Program, and the Incredible 5-Point Scale).
She earned her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Toronto. Tamar holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Child and Family Studies from the University of Guelph.