Ability & Beyond provides a therapeutic environment which facilitates development of functional and social skills and improved self-esteem through participation in purposeful activity, leading to optimal independence.
The mission of Ability & Beyond is to promote family centered care by providing the most reliable, efficient, professional and individualized occupational therapy available, including nurturing medical, social and emotional needs. We strive to provide innovative services that create value for our clients and our therapists. We put the needs of our clients first. We serve our families and provide education, support and encouragement. We believe that empowerment and mastery lead to improved quality of life.
Dr. Tina Casoglos-Adamopoulos, OTD, BCP
Dr. Tina, our Director, has over 30 years of experience in Occupational Therapy. She obtained her Doctorate Degree in Occupation Therapy at A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences, where she developed a program for the Early Recognition of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Delays in Preschool children. She also holds an Advanced Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy with a specialization in Pediatrics and Developmental Disabilities from New York University.
Dr. Tina is a specialist in Sensory Integration and Processing, Auditory Processing Skills, Executive Functioning Skills and Working Memory. She has worked to make Ability & Beyond a cutting-edge center where the focus is on using evidence-based methods to help children reach their fullest potential in the areas of cognition, working memory, motor planning, auditory processing, visual processing, and attention. She has developed expertise at evaluating and determining appropriate intervention plans using highly specialized state of the art programs, which focus on enhancing motor, cognitive, and social skills, leading to improved performance and increased self-esteem.
Dr. Tina has taught Occupational Therapy undergraduate and graduate level coursework at New York University; Touro College in New York; the Technological Education Institute of Athens, Greece; and most recently a course in Sensory Integration at A.T. Still School of Health Science.
Dr. Tina has presented numerous workshops for the Texas Occupational Therapy Association's Mountain Central Conferences, including workshops entitled: "Improving Executive Functioning Skills in Children" at the 2017 Conference in Austin, "Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders" at the 2015 Conference in Dallas, "Facilitating Neuroplasticity with Technological Programs" at the 2013 Conference in Sugarland, and "Neurotechnology: Cognitive, Physical and Sensory Implications," at the 2012 Conference in Austin.
Dr. Tina is a member of the American Association of Occupational Therapists (AOTA), is licensed by the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (TBOTE), and has her Board Certification in Pediatrics (BCP). She is a certified provider of Cogmed®, the Interactive Metronome®, IM Home®, The Listening Program (TLP)®, Fast ForWord®, and Reading Assistant®. She has been educated in Ayres Sensory Integration®, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Quantum Reflex Integration and other progressive treatment approaches.
Selene Ramos, COTA
Hannah Lee, COTA
Tracy Doss, COTA, CAIP, CBIT
Tracy is originally from Austin, Texas living in Magnolia since 2013. In her free time, Tracy enjoys gardening, spending time traveling with family, and sharing couch cuddles with her two kitties, Opal and Pearl. Tracy says that becoming a COTA has been the best life decision and she appreciates families trusting us at Ability & Beyond to provide quality, client-centered care.
Eden Tauriainen, COTA
Eden is a certified Occupational Therapy Assistant and is from Willis, TX. In her off time, she loves traveling, reading, scuba diving, and spending time with family. Her favorite part of being a pediatric COTA is how fun and unique each treatment session can be for each kiddo.
Patty Newton, MSPT, CNIM
Kim Garcia, M.S. CCC-SLP
Kim has over 15 years experience as a speech language pathologist. She specializes in treating children with severe speech and language delays. With extensive training in motor-speech disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, myofunctional disorders, language delays and autism she brings a wealth of knowledge to the team.
Client Care Coordinator
Rachal has a Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration from Sam Houston State University. Rachal has been with Ability and Beyond since January 2018, when she started as an intern. She joined the Ability and Beyond team in April 2018. Her background includes experience in accounting and billing in healthcare industries.
Rachal is responsible for billing, insurance authorizations, and scheduling for your child. Insurance and eligibility of benefits are often complicated and the least favorite part of having your child in therapy. Rachal prides herself in simplifying this process and finding a way for therapy to be flexible for all of our families. Rachal has 3 children of her own and enjoys interacting with the patients and their families.
Sarah received an MA in Literature from Northern Arizona University after undergrad at Baylor. She coached recreational youth gymnastics for three years, and found her way to Ability & Beyond wanting to support neuro-diverse children and their therapists. Sarah helps coordinate scheduling and billing.
Rosemary Slade, M.S., OTR, Consultant
Wendy Gibbs, PT
Loukia Tsami, M.A., BCBA, LBA
Loukia Tsami, MA, BCBA, LBA is a highly regarded researcher in the areas of child development, the analysis of behavior and the use of telehealth to manage behaviors. She is the head of the Telehealth Clinic at the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at University of Houston Clear Lake. She is also Adjunct faculty at Baylor and a LEND Fellow.
Loukia is an expert in managing behaviors and strongly believes in Parent Training. Loukia believes in coaching parents to be able to work with your child, as she works with parents to provide the skills, strength and commitment to manage their child's behavior so that the whole family is happier and healthier.
Loukia is also the coordinator and founder of Telehealth ABA World Project, providing telehealth services to children, families and professionals all over the world.
Susie Randall, M.S., OTR, Consultant
Luke, Therapy Dog