Meet the Owner
Karalyn Herban OTR/L
Karalyn is a pediatric occupational therapist licensed in the state of New Jersey. She has 17 years experience providing treatment to children from ages birth to 21 in multiple settings including schools, home based, early intervention, as well as outpatient clinics. She graduated with a degree in occupational therapy from Boston University in 2001.
Karalyn has treated children with developmental delays and various disabilities/ conditions including Autism spectrum disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Rett Syndrome, Epidermolysis Bullosa, Down syndrome, Hemiplegia, Sensory Processing disorders, motor planning difficulties and visual processing difficulties.
She has extensive training in sensory integration, sensory motor, visual processing and graphomotor skills. Karalyn uses Handwriting Without Tears® interventions as a multi sensory approach to improve handwriting skills for children of various ages. She also uses brain gym exercises to enhance a child's visual, auditory, and kinesthetic skills for easier and more optimal learning.
Karalyn firmly believes there is no one single approach that works with all children. She utilizes a variety of treatment approaches founded on best practices and evidence-based research that is “just right” for your child. Karalyn uses child-centered and play-based therapy as it should be- helping kids just be kids!