Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Dr. Amanda Speights

DHSc, OTR/L

Dr. Amanda is an OT practitioner with a post-professional doctorate degree in health science. She holds active licenses to practice in Florida, California, and Texas. Her clinical experience includes working with children and adults in school-based, hospital, home health, outpatient, prescribed pediatric extended care (PPEC), and telehealth settings. Her treatment approach is integrative and guided by theories of neurodiversity, sensory integration, cognitive-behavioral, and occupation-based coaching.

Education and Practice

  • Doctor of Health Science (DHSc) 2021

  • Nova Southeastern University Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) 2010

  • Florida International University Bachelor of Science (BS) in Food Science and Human Nutrition: Dietetics Specialization 2006 | University of Florida

Specialties and Certifications

  • Autism

  • Level 2 Reiki practitioner

Testimonial

Dr. Amanda was my son's OT and she helped him regulate his mood and learn through play and music which he loved more than anything! I have also attended informative workshops on how to best help my boys' needs. We have continued to use most of what we learned at home.

Parent, 42 from Boca Raton, FL