SenseAbilities is one of the only clinics in the Inland Empire and Coachella Valley with a focus on the developmentally disabled and neurologically impaired. Our speech and occupational therapists are devoted professionals who know, understand and are able to work through unique and diverse issues that these populations exhibit, implementing evidence-based techniques into their everyday practice. This dedication to excellence and proven therapy procedures allows us to provide a comprehensive therapy approach that will be specifically designed to meet the individual’s needs.
Caregiver education is also a top priority within our practice. You can expect to be highly involved in your loved one’s therapy. We believe that your role as a caregiver is highly integral to their success. Therefore we strive to work hand in hand with you as your loved one progresses. Please take a moment to get to know the members of our team below.
Our Team Leaders
Founder and COO
Cofounder of SenseAbilities in 2004 with Lisa Bradshaw. With over 28 years in the field, his areas of expertise include, but are not limted to: sensory dysfunction, behavioral challenges, transitional and residential supports, including legislation, and advocacy.
Director of Therapy – SLP.D CCC-SLP
Graduated with a doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Loma Linda University. Has over 17 years experience in the field including working with children with speech and language impairments, developmental disabilities, Autism, intellectual disabilities, supporting families with IEPs and school based supports, adults in ICF homes, inpatient hospital, outpatient care as well as specializing in Auditory Verbal Therapy for clients with hearing aids and cochlear implants.
Jermaine graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business with an emphasis in Finance. His career in the Finance industry is highlighted with stints at the investment management firm Morgan Stanley and insurance company MetLife. Jermaine has many years of experience in finance analysis, investment forecasting, and risk management for individuals and small businesses. He made the transition to the SenseAbilities’ team in May of 2018.
Christine Tambunan, MOT, OTR/L
Director of Occupational Therapy
Graduated with a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Loma Linda University. She has over 6 years of experience working with clients diagnosed with Autism, Down syndrome, feeding difficulties, sensory processing disorders, and other developmental delays. She has worked with a wide range of clients from 8 months old to 20 years old. Christine has focused her occupational therapy career on helping the pediatric population and their families gain more independence in everyday life.
Other Team Members
Therapy at SenseAbilities would not be possible without the tireless work of our team, which includes: speech therapists, speech therapy assistants, occupational therapists, and certified occupational therapy assistants. All of our therapists are licensed and have either their Bachelor’s or Master’s in their specific field of practice.