Ashley Kaufman, MSOT, OTR/L Ashley Kaufman, MSOT, OTR/L is a licensed Occupational Therapist who joined Blue Ridge Therapy Associates in 2014. She received her Master’s Degree from Jefferson College of Health Sciences and BA from UNC Chapel Hill. Ashley has worked in Lynchburg City Schools and in a Nursing Home. Ashley works with pediatric and adult patients with a variety of deficits addressing fine-motor control and coordination, posture and strength, sensory integration, visual perception and motor skills, activities of daily living (ADLs), and handwriting. Ashley is certified with Infant Toddler Connection of Virginia as an early intervention therapy provider.
Deborah Burd, OTR/L Deborah Burd, OTR/L is a licensed Occupational Therapist who joined Blue Ridge Therapy Associates in 2007. She received a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University in 1991. She has 23 years of clinical experience across multiple setting including outpatient, acute care and pediatrics. She received her Neurodevelopmental Certification (NDT) in 1997. She has focused her career in pediatrics primarily for the last 13 years. She completed her USC/WPS Sensory Integration Certification- in 2007 Certificate # 2716 and is certified with Infant and Toddler Connection of Virginia as an early intervention therapy provider.
Kim Neczyporuk, COTA/L Kim Neczyporuk, COTA/L is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant who jointed Blue Ridge Therapy in 2013. She has a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and an A.A.S. from Jefferson College of Health Sciences. Previously Kim worked at Lynchburg City Schools and is dedicated to her work in pediatric Occupational Therapy. Kim is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Virginia Occupational Therapy Association