Francine Persico

Registered Occupational Therapist

Francine Persico, OT Reg. (Ont.)


Francine Persico is an Occupational Therapist at the New Path Child and Adolescent Psychology Centre and is registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She completed her Masters of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto in 2008 and her Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences at the University of Western Ontario in 2006. Her clinical training included internships at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Sunnybrooke Health Sciences, and the Whitby Mental Health Forensic Unit.

Francine has extensive experience working with preschoolers, school age children, and adolescents in home, school, community based settings and private practice. She has provided occupational therapy assessments, treatment and consultation to children, parents, and school board professionals to promote skill development in the areas of gross and fine motor skills, sensory integration, written expression, activities of daily living, play based behaviours and self-regulation.

Francine is passionate about creating a collaborative working relationship with parents and school board professionals in promoting skill development in her clients through practical, easily implemented strategies for both home and school settings. She provides individual and group treatment sessions to children and adolescents affected by Developmental Delays, gross and fine motor delays, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorders, Dysgraphia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Down Syndrome. Francine also teaches at The University of Toronto’s Occupational Therapy Department teaching labs on sensory processing and family-centered care to Masters students.

Francine Persico, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Registered Occupational Therapist

Francine Persico is an Occupational Therapist at the New Path Child and Adolescent Psychology Centre and is registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She completed her Masters of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto in 2008 and her Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences at the University of Western Ontario in 2006. Her clinical training included internships at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Sunnybrooke Health Sciences, and the Whitby Mental Health Forensic Unit.

Francine has extensive experience working with preschoolers, school age children and adolescents in home, school, community based settings, and private practice. She has provided occupational therapy assessments, treatment, and consultation to children, parents, and school board professionals to promote skill development in the areas of gross and fine motor skills, sensory integration, written expression, activities of daily living, play based behaviours, and self-regulation.

Francine is passionate about creating a collaborative working relationship with parents and school board professionals in promoting skill development in her clients through practical, easily implemented strategies for both home and school settings. She provides individual and group treatment sessions to children and adolescents affected by Developmental Delays, gross and fine motor delays, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorders, Dysgraphia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Down Syndrome. Francine also teaches at The University of Toronto’s Occupational Therapy Department teaching labs on sensory processing and family-centered care to Masters students.