Paula Aquilla loves the practice of Occupational Therapy and Osteopathy! She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and has practiced in a variety of clinical, home and community settings since 1986. Paula is also an osteopathic manual practitioner and specializes in paediatrics. She is the director of Aquilla Occupational Therapy (established in 1990); a family oriented practice that is full of fun and learning! Paula was the founder and director of Yes I Can! Nursery School, Yes I Can! Summer Camps, and the I Love My Baby programs in Toronto from 1990-1996. She was the founding director of Giant Steps Toronto. Paula brings warmth and enthusiasm in her work with children and their families. Paula currently consults at the Muki Baum Treatment Centres in Toronto and various schools in Toronto. She teaches throughout Canada, the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, and India. Her practice encompasses all types of children and young adults and her specialty is sensory integration therapy. Paula has been a guest lecturer for the University of Toronto, McMaster University, and Humber College. She is published in the field: co-author of Building Bridges through Sensory Integration: Occupational Therapy for Children with Autism and other Developmental Disorders (1998) and is a contributor to Children, Youth and Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome. She is the technical editor for the SI Focus Magazine. Paula has contributed to other magazines and special interest newsletters in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.