Theresa McGeary, MS,OTR/L received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri in 1989 and her Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis in 1995. By the time she took up her career as a school based OT in 2003, she had acquired a broad range of experience working with adults and children in a variety of settings. She worked in Lahore, Pakistan during a polio epidemic as a community based rehabilitation specialist. She taught health to school children in an orphanage school in the heart of the Guatemalan jungle. She has also worked in a community mental health center for people with severe and persistent mental illness and a rehabilitation center for people recovering from acute neurological injuries and burns. Currently Theresa provides OT services for students enrolled in grades K-12 in the Missoula County Public School District. She serves as a specialist on the Assistive Technology Committee.