Moira Pena

Moira Pena

Moira Pena, BScOT, MOT Reg. (Ont.) is an experienced occupational therapist working at Holland at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital with children and adolescents diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and/or other developmental disorders or delays. She has dedicated her career to working with individuals who experience sensory processing, behavioural and emotional challenges. She is an Expert Hub Team member of the ECHO Ontario Autism program which aims to build pediatricians’ capacity and ability to screen, diagnose, and manage children and youth with ASD in Ontario. Her research interests focus on how children’s overall behaviours and abilities to participate in daily activities at home and at school can be improved through the use of sensory processing strategies. Moira is a regular guest lecturer (Status Appointment) in the Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto.