Bio – Clarissa O’Donnell

Clarissa O’Donnell, MPT, graduated in 1998 from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science with a Bachelors Degree in Health Science and a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy.  The majority of her career has been working with children and adults with developmental disabilities at Woods Services, a residential facility with associated private school and adult day programs. She has also practiced in outpatient, early intervention, aquatic, and hippo-therapy settings with children living with cerebral palsy, autistic spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, and idiopathic toe walking. She has a special interest in adaptive equipment and is passionate about helping children to become as functional and independent as possible as they grow.