BIG NEWS: Kim is the winner of the 2012 NY State Occupational Therapy Organization (NYSOTA) Award of Merit for Practice in Pediatrics for contributions to the OT profession which have had statewide significance.
The goal of listenWRITE shineBRIGHT is to provide children with tools and techniques that can be used to improve their school career. Handwriting and listening skills are two of the most important basic skills that are essential to succeed in a school environment. It is also crucial for parents and teachers to learn about these tools and techniques so that they can address these skills on a daily basis!
listenWRITE shineBRIGHT is owned and operated by Kimberly M. Wiggins, OTR/L. Check out her NEW 1-HOUR WEBINARS at: https://student.gototraining.com . There are 3 webinars available for $25 each. They are LIVE and are have a variety of times and days. Please contact Kim (from the contact section) for more information! The 3 courses involve: visual perception, developmental prerequisites needed for good handwriting, and common handwriting problems! Her full 6 hour course is available on: www.summit-education.com MultiSensory Handwriting Skills.
Kim is the first Level One Certified Provider of the award winning Handwriting Without Tears program and 2012 newly revised Zaner Bloser Handwriting program in Broome County, NY.
Kimberly M. Wiggins, OTR/L, is a licensed occupational therapist specializing in pediatrics for 10 years in the Broome County area. She received her Bachelor's of Science degree from Utica College of Syracuse University. She has worked extensively in public school settings, outpatient, and home-based services to children of all ages with a variety of diagnoses and needs.
Kim is currently certified as a Handwriting Specialist with the Handwriting Without Tears program, Zaner Bloser handwriting program, and as a provider with The Listening Program. She has presented numerous seminars and training courses related to handwriting and sensory integration to teachers, school support staff, counselors, speech therapists, OTs, administrators, and parent support groups on a NATIONAL level. Kim can provide clients with not only a clinical perspective, but also a parent point of view, since she is an adoptive parent to a 12 year old boy with special needs.
Kim is a member of NYSOTA and AOTA. She is also the past president of the Junior League of Binghamton and is a past recipient of the Status of Women's Council 2008 Woman of Achievement Award and Southern Tier Opportunity Coalition's 2008 "20 in Their 20's" award. When not working she enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and 2 dogs!
Ms. Kim teaches the kids in a way that is fun and they don't know they are learning so it makes it easier for them to learn! -- 5th grade student