With an educational background in psychology and genetics, Jayna went on to complete her B.Sc. Degree in Occupational Therapy with Honors at the University of Alberta. With over 20 years of experience working with children and their families in both home and school setting, Jayna continues to further develop her expertise with extensive additional training in sensory integration theory and practice.
Jayna is also a mother of two and a Telepractioner. She has been an instrumental participant on numerous committees including developing a Regional Framework and also developing Individual Family Plan modules for the Government of Alberta.
Natalie earned her Diploma in Early Childhood Education from Grant MacEwan University and has worked with children and families for over 20 years. She began her career by supporting children with special needs directly as an aide in both the home, daycare and preschool settings.
Natalie has been a strong advocate and champion of children and families with special needs particularly those affected by FASD. She has participated in numerous public speaking events, acted as both a mentor and coach of students at Grant MacEwan and also developed programming along an Occupational Therapist to support families in their homes using Environmental Modifications through Child and Adolescent Services Association (CASA – Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health) and was the Director of Family Centred Services with Kids Uncomplicated - overseeing staff and in home family services for children with disabilities.
Natalie is a proud mother of three, two of which have special needs. She has extensive training in a broad number of programs including: How Does Your Engine Run?, Superflex®, Triple P - Stepping stones, ASIST certified, Mental Health First Aid, Indigenous Partnership Development Program.