Emma Smith, OT, ATP/SMS

Emma Smith is the Founder and Director of Jump Start Occupational Therapy. Emma holds a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, and is currently pursuing her PhD in Rehabilitation Science at the University of British Columbia. Emma has worked with adults and children across Canada, with expertise in the areas of Assistive Technology and Seating and Mobility.  Emma has presented nationally and internationally on the topics of switch assessment, access to computing and communication devices (including tablets and mobile devices), and wheelchair skills training, and has a research focus on access to mobility for individuals with cognitive impairments. Emma is a member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT), and the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA).