Irene Ingram, Founder, Occupational Therapist

 

 

Irene Ingram has been an Occupational Therapist since graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1978. In 1980, she founded Therapeutic Designs and Services, Inc. to provide therapy for children in a creative environment.

She has developed research opportunities to advance the study of the autonomic nervous system's role in trauma, stress, healing, attention, creativity, and reflex maturation. She has also researched and developed specialized skills for treating the head and neck.

 

Irene has trained in the following disciplines:

  • Auditory integration with the use Therapeutic Listening and

Samonas Sound Therapy

  • Cranial Sacral Therapy and Lymphatic Drainage of the brain

to assist the body with information processing and overall health.

  • Intensive work combining Lindamood-Bell programs with other academics and brain integration programs for bringing foundational skills into the child's reading, math, spelling, and comprehension.

  • Cranial Sacral Therapy and Lymphatic Drainage of the brain to assist the body with information processing and overall health.

 

 

With 35 plus years of experience working with children and countless hours of continuing education, Irene Ingram, OTR/L has become an expert in the field of Occupational Therapy. Her groundbreaking research and specialized skills have made her a sought-after lecturer. Many practitioners from around the United States flock to hear her fresh ideas and concepts. 

 

She has developed research opportunities to advance the study of the autonomic nervous system's role in trauma, stress, healing, attention, creativity, and reflex maturation. She has also researched and developed specialized skills for treating the head and neck. Annually, Irene serves on a team at the Avanti Research Camp in Minnesota. For the past three years, she has been a panel speaker.

 

She teaches the following courses for professional development:

 

  • Treating the Head and Neck as an Etiology for Oral Motor, Motor Control, and Sensory Processing Problems

  • Emotion to Motion

 

 

Therapeutic Designs and Services, Inc

603 W. Carolina Avenue

Hartsville, SC 29550

843-332-3600

ireneingramotrl@gmail.com

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