About Ashley

Ashley Hales is a Regina, Saskatchewan based OT who is passionate about working with children and helping them to be successful in their everyday activities. Ashley has completed a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy and a Bachelor of Kinesiology & Health Studies.

Ashley currently focuses on working with children through her business Bright Horizons OT. As well she works as a casual at the Regina General Hospital, taking on a few shifts here and there. In the past Ashley has worked full time as an OT at the Regina General Hospital and in the Children’s Program at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre.

Ashley has two young children who keep her busy as well as many activities she enjoys such as ringette, roller derby and crossfit.

University Education

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy – Queen’s University (2009)

Bachelor of Kinesiology & Health Studies – University of Regina (2007)

Continuing Education

Therapeutic Listening – Vital Links (2018)

The Greenspan Floortime Approach Professional Course (2018)

Reflex Integration to Support Education – TheraPeeds (2018)

From Eyesight to Insight – Vital Links (2017)

Practical Sense in Sensory Integration Part 3: The Missing Pieces – TheraPeeds (2017)

How to Become a Sensory Chef: Creating Sensory Diets that Work – TheraPeeds (2017)

The Pediatric Primer – TheraPeeds (2017)

Successful Treatment Techniques for Auditory Processing Disorder – TheraPeeds (2017)

Practical Sense in Sensory Integration Part 2: Successful Strategies for Self-Regulation – TheraPeeds (2017)

Practical Sense in Sensory Integration Part 1: Putting the Pieces Together – TheraPeeds (2017)

SOS Approach to Feeding: Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders Conference (2016)

Certified Birth Doula – Childbirth International (2016)

Improving Handwriting without Teaching Handwriting – Dynamic Learning Online (2013)

Get Set for School: Readiness & Writing Workshop (2013)

Handwriting Without Tears: Kindergarten – 5th Grade Workshop (2013)

Hand Preference Issues & Applications to Practice – Dynamic Learning Online (2013)

ABCs of Wheelchair Seating & Positioning: Assessment, Body Alignment & Comfort – Dynamic Learning Online (2012)

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1 (2010)

Attended Canadian Down Syndrome Conference (2010)