Denise Hedgeman, O.T.R./L.

Occupational Therapist

Children's at Fayette

Education and Training
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and Psychology: Towson State University, 1993.

  • Sensory processing disorder
  • Handwriting
  • General pediatric developmental delay
  • Therapeutic listening

  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
  • Georgia Alliance of Occupational and Physical Therapists (GASOPT)

  • CPR/ First Aid
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • NDT treatment for adults with hemiplegia
  • Alert Program
  • Handwriting Without Tears

Roles and Responsibilities
  • PRN occupational therapist for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta since January 2009
  • Part time School based occupational therapist in Fayette County School System
  • Evaluate and treat patients ages 0 to 18 years
  • Plan and implement effective and appropriate treatment to achieve functional outcomes
  • Provide effective education appropriate for learning needs of patient and family

Career Highlights
  • 19 years of experience treating adults and children in various settings including inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient, acute inpatient, nursing homes, and school systems
  • Coordinator of occupational therapy for a community hospital in Baltimore, MD from 1996-2001.
  • Previous presenter at the Maryland Occupational Therapy Association conference
  • Assisted with the development of the pre-driver training program at the above hospital