Christiana-Ryder-OTR-L

Christiana joined the PLPT team in June of 2015, transitioning from California, where she initiated her OT career after graduating from Loma Linda University in 1985. Area of practice has primarily been in pediatrics in various settings such as school, clinic, and home-health settings. Christiana has worked in skilled nursing, hospitals, and sub-acute settings throughout her career.

She is trained in Neurodevelopment Treatment (NDT), Handwriting Without Tears, BRMT/Reflexes, Trauma-informed Care, Therapeutic Listening, Interactive Metronome, oral motor development/intervention approaches, and good general knowledge of child developmental milestones.

Christiana enjoys exploring/photographing Alaska, connecting with friends/family on social media, and visiting her grandkids.