North Coast District

Counties: Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina  alt

District Chair:  Georgette Ireland, OTR/L



 Upcoming Events


North Coast Rehabilitation Services SIS
3 Credit Hour Workshop

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018


Where: UH Home Health Office
4510 Richmond Road, Warrensvlle Hts., OH 44128

Presentation on UE Rehab and Prosthetics by Hangar staff

These Learning objectives can be placed below Presentation on UE Rehab and Prosthetics by Hangar
  • Advancements in Upper Limb Technology.  1 hr  Craig Jackman, Clinical Leader of Upper Extremity Program
  • Prosthetics and Successful Rehabilitation of the Upper Limb Amputee:  1 hr  Joyce Tyler, OTR/L, CHT Manager of Rehabilitation Services Upper Extremity Program
  • Patient Experience and Peer Support:  1 hr  Pedro Pimenta De Figueiredo, National Coordinator of the Hangar Clinic AMPOWER program
***Limited to 35 participants***

Registration: Free for Members -$30 for Non-members

Please contact either: Georgette Ireland at or call (440) 746-1864 or Monica Goetz at or call (440) 554-0043

Hope to see you there!!


School-Based Occupational Therapy Challenges -- a discussion about IEP Section 7 documentation and OTA hiring practices in schools  
Presented by
Brenda M. George, MS, OTR/L
OOTA Pediatric SIS Coordinator
When:    March 19, 2018, 5:00-7:00 PM 

Where:   Achievement Centers for Children-building TBA 
What:     School-based occupational therapy practitioners face unique service delivery challenges regarding scope of practice, collaboration with other disciplines, assuring educationally relevant interventions and the OT-OTA relationship.  Please join us for an evening of discussion, collaboration, and learning about recent changes in school-based practice.  Specific topics include IEP Section 7 documentation, OTA hiring practice and as time allows, findings about the recent OOTA MSP survey.

Cost:    Members –$10.00    Non-members-- $35.00 (pay online when you register)   
CEUs:   2.0 contact hours. To receive the contact hours, you must be present for the entire program
One hour of ethics credit is included.   

Handouts:  Handouts will be made available to only registered attendees via an OOTA link a few days prior to the event.   Please watch your inbox, as well as junk or spam. 

RSVP:  Please click on the link below to register.                         
Please note:  There will be no walk-in registration.     
Final day to register is March 12, 2018.   Room capacity is 50 people. 

Directions:     Registered attendees will receive the address/building and room number for the event with their handouts. 

Questions?   Contact Bonnie Boenig at



This is our North Coast District Board: 

Chairperson - Georgette Ireland
Vice Chair - Diane Ventura
Secretary - Monica Goetz
Treasurer - Rebecca Young
Membership - Sharon McDonald
COTA Liaisons - Sr. Regina Fierman & Gabe DeNigris
Public Relations/Historian - Georgette Ireland & Monica Goetz
Public Information - Karla Reese

Special Interest Sections:

Pediatrics - Bonnie Boenig
Rehabiliation - Pamela Millar 
OT Education - Kathleen Bearfield
Older Adults - Lindsay Kwasny & Allison Evans
Mental Health - 
Dotti Thompson