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 is continually educating herself so that she can provide the best possible treatments and services to her clients.

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

2019:

Astronaut Training: A Sound Activated Vestibular-Visual Protocol – Vital Links

2018:

Core Connections – Vital Links

Building Blocks for Sensory Integration – Vital Links

Sharpening Focus: Fine Tuning Therapeutic Listening Progressions – Vital Links

Therapeutic Listening – Vital Links

The Greenspan Floortime Approach Professional Course

Reflex Integration to Support Education – TheraPeeds

2017:

From Eyesight to Insight – Vital Links

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

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

The Pediatric Primer – TheraPeeds

Successful Treatment Techniques for Auditory Processing Disorder – TheraPeeds

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

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

2016:

SOS Approach to Feeding: Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders Conference

Certified Birth Doula – Childbirth International

2013:

Improving Handwriting without Teaching Handwriting – Dynamic Learning Online

Get Set for School: Readiness & Writing Workshop

Handwriting Without Tears: Kindergarten – 5th Grade Workshop

Hand Preference Issues & Applications to Practice – Dynamic Learning Online

2012:

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

2010:

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1

Attended Canadian Down Syndrome Conference