Deanna Lindberg, MS OTR/L

Deanna’s diverse background fosters her passion in working with multi-disciplinary teams to understand all the factors that make individuals unique. Deanna received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton where she majored in Psychology and Philosophy and minored in Biology. She went on to pursue a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from Sacred Heart University, where she graduated top of her class. During her time at Sacred Heart University, she traveled to a rural town in Haiti where she worked with children and adults to deliver occupational therapy services. She has since returned to Haiti as a clinical supervisor and is passionate about providing OT to communities with little or no access to these services. She is a certified Fieldwork Educator.

Deanna has been working in the field of sensory integration since she started at Sensory Kids (now Sasco River Center), where she completed her level 2 fieldwork and has been a part of the company’s overall growth. She now supervises and leads the team of occupational therapists at SRC as the Clinical Director of Occupational Therapy. Deanna has taken courses in Reflex Integration, Integrated Listening Systems, Play Based Autism Interventions and Social Thinking which allows her to provide a broad variety of intervention techniques. She is passionate about how sensory processing impacts psychological, cognitive and physical development. She has a passion for presenting and educating clinicians and families and has completed presentations in the area as well as for Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association. Deanna is experienced in creating sensory diets, home programs, environmental modifications and collaborating with parents to maximize client’s progress.

About Sasco River Center

A multidisciplinary practice offering a range of diagnostic and therapy services for children, adolescents, young adults, and families; specializing in Collaborative & Comprehensive Testing, Psychotherapy & Sensory Processing.

We are a merger of Sensory Kids & The Southfield Center for Development