Life Skills Clinic

Meet the Team

Pediatric Occupational Therapists

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Robyn Thompson, MS, OTR/L

Robyn Thompson is our pediatric occupational therapist. She has 14 years of experience as an OT, has received a master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education and is near the completion of her doctorate in special education. Robyn strives to implement effective and research-based therapy strategies in order to help children acquire new and adaptive skills as well as to support and educate their families.

Low Vision Specialists

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Bradley Freestone, OD

Bradley Freestone, OD, graduated with distinction from Pacific University College of Optometry in 2006. His education included an internship at a blind rehabilitation center with an emphasis in geriatric care and low vision. Before joining the Life Skills Clinic, he had a low vision private practice. Dr. Freestone continues to see patients at the George E Whalen Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Specializing in low vision, Dr. Freestone understands how vision can affect one’s ability to complete simple routine tasks that are often taken for granted and the frustration that usually results.

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Kasey Mitchell, OTR/L,CLVT

Kasey Mitchell MOT, OTR/L, CLVT is the Life Skills Clinic Manager. The Life Skills Clinic is the faculty practice arm of the Division of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health. Kasey has been an occupational therapist for over 10 years with an emphasis in neurorehabilitation. He now combines that with advanced certfication in low vision therapy. Kasey enjoys the challenge of working with clients who have multiple diagnoses. His passion is to help them achieve greater independence and quality of life.

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JoAnne Wright, Ph.D., OTR/L, CLVT

JoAnne Wright, PhD, OTR/L, CLVT's has been an occupational therapist for over 25 years and now combines advanced knowlege related to functional restoration in clients with low vision. She is one of the lead therapists at the Life Skills Clinic, the faculty practice for the Division of Occupational Therapy. primary clinical work is currently with clients who have low vision that impacts their daily functional ability. She is involved in research with soldiers who have participation difficulties related to impact of the visual system from blast injuries.