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. In the past Ashley has worked as an OT in acute care at the Regina General Hospital, in the Children’s Program at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre and with TinyEYE completing teletherapy.

Ashley has two children who keep her busy with their sports and activities.

University Education

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

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

Continuing Education


Well-Balanced OT Mentor Program


Brain and Sensory Foundations, First Level – Move Play Thrive

Sleep Matters – Kim Barthel

Eating & Feeding Matters – Kim Barthel

Becoming a Behavioural Detective: Understanding & Supporting Complex Behaviour – Kim Barthel

The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism

Is It Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)? And what to do about it! – The Inspired Treehouse


Mealtime Miseries – Management of Complex Feeding Issues


Focus System Training – Integrated Listening Systems


Safe & Sound Protocol Training – Integrated Listening Systems

Bilateral Integration – Vital Links

Quickshifts – Revolutionizing the Use of Sound in Sensorimotor Integrative Treatment – Vital Links

Finding Safety & Stability – A Trauma-Informed Sensory Motor Approach – Vital Links

Auditory Defensiveness – Vital Links

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


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


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


SOS Approach to Feeding: Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders Conference

Certified Birth Doula – Childbirth International


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


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


Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1

Attended Canadian Down Syndrome Conference