Cassandra Highley, Certified Occupational Therapist-Assistant

Cassandra received an Associate of Occupational Therapy in 2018. Her interest in pediatrics started when she was introduced to occupational therapy for her younger cousin and all the incredible growth and improvement she was able to make. For the past year and a half, Cassandra has been a COTA in a pediatric outpatient clinic working alongside speech language pathologists, physical therapists, behavioral therapists, and the families of the clients she served. Cassandra has experience working with varying delays and disorders including autism, Down Syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder, and developmental delays. She is dedicated to providing individualized therapy to children and their families to find the 'just right' challenge for them and be there to support them as they become more independent and confident in themselves. 

Cassandra holds the following credentials: 

  • Associate's of Occupational Therapy 

  • Bachelor of Health Science 

  • NBCOT Certified 

  • Missouri Board of Occupational Therapy Certified 

  • She is a Missouri First Steps Provider 

Cassandra was born and raised in St. Louis; she currently lives in O'Fallon, MO with her boyfriend and her dog, Biggie. She loves to spend time cooking, gardening, hiking, traveling, and cuddling with her dog on the couch.