Janelle Janak, MS, OTR/L
Janelle is a licensed occupational therapist who grew up in Buffalo, NY and graduated with a Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Keuka College, in the finger lakes region of NY. After working with the adult population and exploring California through a travel OT position, Janelle moved to North Carolina to fulfill her passion as a pediatric therapist. She has worked in a variety of settings with children from infants through 21 with a variety of diagnoses including developmental delays, autism spectrum disorder, neurological disorders, sensory processing challenges, and cognitive delays.
Janelle enjoys using evidenced-based child led approaches to intervention. She has training in the Floortime model, SOS feeding therapy, and Handwriting without Tears. Janelle loves working with children and their families to help them to reach their maximum potential. Her favorite thing about being a pediatric occupational therapist is teaching families how they can help their child grow and meet their goals through play.