Gretchen Scheibel, MS, OTR/L, BCBA, is a behavior consultant working in midcoast and central Maine. She specializes in designing educational programs based on the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports framework and the principals of Applied Behavior Analysis. Dually certified as a Behavior Analyst and an Occupational Therapist, she possesses a unique understanding of special education and the necessary supports to promote student success. Her practice focuses on using an evidence-based approach to promoting positive behavior and improving functional performance in the education environment. Ms. Scheibel presents nationally on the topic of building interdisciplinary collaboration and demonstrating the value of occupational therapy in complex practice environments. Additionally, she provides programmatic consultation on interdisciplinary collaboration and evidence-based practice implementation.
How can you demonstrate the progress you see your students make? Occupational therapists often struggle with translating the magic of what happens in occupational therapy… read more
Occupational therapy practitioners (OTPs) often support students with behavioral challenges and are faced with the challenge of providing occupational therapy intervention within the established framework… read more
Children on the autism spectrum experience significant difficulties in their ability to dress themselves, use the restroom, and maintain personal hygiene. Occupational therapy practitioners address… read more