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Fadia Moustarah BScOT 

Founder, Moustarah Milestones

"enabling and empowering you and your child"

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Fadia Moustarah has a Bachelor of Sciences in Occupational Therapy from the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine in addition to a Bachelor of Sciences degree with a major in biological sciences and minor in sociology at the University of Alberta.


Her strong foundation in biological sciences along with her extensive knowledge of child psychology and the importance of family and community allows her to approach treatment sessions with a comprehensive and compassionate understanding of your child’s needs.  She is energetic, well informed, and enthusiastic with a special connection to children of all ages. 


Ms. Moustarah has over 17 years of experience in pediatrics working in transdisciplinary environments, consulting to educators for the Edmonton Public School Board as well as private practice supporting parents and building their capacity to help their children achieve developmental milestones. She has collaborated with many other health care professionals such as speech language pathologists, physical therapists, pediatricians, psychologists and as a result provides thorough assessments and intervention programs. She is well versed in a variety of assessment tools some of which include PDMS, MVPT, VMI, SIPT and sensory profile. 


She believes families are an integral component in their child’s successful development. Her dedication and passion to assist families in supporting their children to reach their highest potential is the basis to founding Moustarah Milestones.   


Outside of Occupational Therapy, Ms. Moustarah enjoys strength training, skating, hiking, and kayaking. When she is not travelling, she is busy learning about the best eatery in the city. She frequents the theatre and opera, and never forgets the quality time spent reading a great book.  


Memberships and Qualifications

Fadia Moustarah's strive for knowledge and excellence ensures she continues to engage in various professional development opportunities, some of which include:


  • Registered member of Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT)

  • Active member of Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists (SAOT)

  • Sensory Processing - A Solid Foundation of Knowledge for Effective Practice,

  • PEERS Curriculum for School-Based Professionals - Social Skills for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Feeding Therapy - A Sensory Motor

  • Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders with Dr. Kay Toomey

  • Visual Perception - Its Influence on Successful Achievement in the Classroom

  • Handwriting Without Tears

  • Neurological Foundation of Sensory Integration - SIPT Training Part 1

  • Sensory Integration and Praxis Test Administration - SIPT Training Part 2

  • Sensory Integration and Praxis Test Interpretation - SIPT Training Part 3

  • There is Always a Reason for Behaviour

  • Social Thinking - Exploring Assessment, Treatment Strategies, Concepts and vocabulary

  • The Brain-Fitness Connection

  • Emergent Literacy - Summer Literacy Academy for Significant Disabilities/Emergent through Oakland School

University of Alberta
Fadia Moustarah Graduate
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