Sensory Integration Team
Elizabeth “Liz” is the Assistant Chief of Occupational Therapy and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Rose F. Kennedy Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) at Montefiore. She is a master clinician in occupational therapy with over 35 years of experience working with children with developmental disabilities and adults with neurological disorders. Dr. Ridgway has specialty certification in Neuro- Developmental Treatment (NDT)/Bobath both for Adults and for Children with Cerebral Palsy and is certified in Sensory Integration. Dr. Ridgway is involved in clinical research including: family centered practice for individuals who have had a stroke; children with birth brachial plexus injuries; adults with spina bifida; children with sensory processing disorder; and most recently was funded as a co-investigator in an R01 research study examining the efficacy of sensory integration treatment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has a passion for promoting a multidisciplinary clinical voice in translational research including patients, families, occupational therapists and other allied health professionals in research.
Tim is a graduate of Fordham University and Dominican College. He has 25 years of experience working with children and families, 17 of which have been at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM). His experience has included many areas of healthcare including mental health, Early Intervention, out-patient therapy, and home-based therapy. This has allowed him to work with a wide range of diagnoses including children with cerebral palsy, autism (ASD), ADHD, brachial plexus injury, Down syndrome, prematurity, fine motor delays, handwriting deficits, and sensory processing disorder. He is a certified specialist in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT) and Sensory Integration.