Occupational Therapy

 Kim Downs, MS, OTR/L

 

 

Kim has over 16 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist working in Outpatient Neurological Rehabilitation in the Greater Danbury Area, treating adults and children with Brain Injury, Stroke, Concussion, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s Disease, Spinal Cord Injuries, Neuritis, Nerve Degeneration, Neurological Visual Disorders, Visual Disorders related to Eye Disease, as well as Dementia-related disorders.
Qualifications and Experience

  • Upper Extremity Recovery and Management
  • Static and Dynamic Upper Extremity Splinting
  • Visual and Cognitive Rehabilitation and Adaptation
  • Home Modifications and Adaptations
  • Wheelchair Evaluations
  • SAEBO Innovative Rehabilitation Products’ Certified (rehabilitation products for stroke survivors and other neurologically impaired individuals)
  • Mentor Lions Low Vision Programs of Connecticut
  • Numerous continuing education credits in Upper Extremity, Visual, and Cognitive topics
  • Danbury Hospital Main Street Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center, Outpatient Services
  • Summit Neurological Rehabilitation, Outpatient Services

Education

  • Misericordia University, Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy
  • Misericordia University, Master of Science, Misericordia University, Occupational Therapy

Kim’s personal interests include spending time with family, including her husband, beautiful girls, and dogs; being outdoors; traveling; and volunteering through Church and as a Girl Scout Leader.