Kate Drummond, OTR/L
Kate received her degree in Occupational Therapy from Keuka College in upstate New York in 1997. She has been working with children as an Occupational Therapist in the Atlanta area since 1997 in a variety of settings: private outpatient clinics, Children’s Heathcare of Atlanta at Egleston Children’s Hospital, and the natural environment. She started her private work with Aboutplay Therapy in 2002, and has been expanding her practice since. Kate has received Sensory Integration Certification through the University of Southern California and Western Psychological Services, and is certified to administer the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT). Sensory integration therapy, biofeedback for emotional regulation and modulation, and Therapeutic Listening are among some of the techniques that she uses in therapy. Kate also enjoys helping children with self-regulation, and making good nutrition and overall healthy lifestyle choices. She has worked extensively with children with Sensory Processing Disorders, Autism, Aspberger’s Syndrome, and ADD/ADHD. She has also worked with a variety of other developmental diagnoses including Cerebral Palsy and Down Syndrome.
Kate has collaborated with Lauren Zimet, M.S., CCC-SLP, on creating Personal Power Tools to help children discover useful and practical strategies that they can use anywhere, and at any time. For more information, visit www.healthyfoundationsatlanta.com.
Kate brings her passion for creativity, art, and humor enthusiastically into her practice. She truly loves the opportunity to help children and families find greater ease and more happiness in their daily lives.
In her spare time, Kate enjoys spending time with her family, knitting and sewing (and crafting in general), running, swimming, and yoga. Kate started Kate At Play Handmade Goods in 2011 in order to provide children with handmade weighted toys and fidgets to help improve their regulation/modulation. She lives in Atlanta with her husband, three children, and dog.