Rotary International is the world's largest service organization with over 1.2 million members, in 35,000 clubs world wide leading a life of service above self.
Sarah was born into a Rotary Family. She served in leadership positions for Interact, Rotaract, ROTEX. She served as a Rotary Youth Exchange student and a RYLA family leader.
She has attended multiple international conferences, planed for district and zone events and presented at local and international conferences.
She is proudly a Rotarian since February, 2020.
Kingston Circus Arts
Kingston Circus Arts is an aerial arts studio located in Kingston, Ontario run by Erin Ball. Erin is an international aerial and circus arts performer with a particular interest in adaptive circus arts.
Erin trains aerialists, and coaches, and organizes an annual amputee circus camp. She runs an aerial arts studio, consults on accessibility in performing arts and continually broadens her speaking and knowledge base by performing, collaborating with other circus artists, and arts who identify with disability.
Sarah has trained as an aerialist and an adaptive aerial coach with Erin since summer of 2019. Sarah has performed with Erin in the Kingston Circus Arts Winter Showcase 2020 and at the Ontario Contemporary Circus Showcase in 2019. Sarah as consulted on adaptations for upper limb differences and accessible aerial arts for the Flying Footless Manual.
Camp Winning Hands
Camp Winning Hands is a week long summer camp for children with congenital limb differences to just be kids! Camp is in partnership with the Taylor Family Foundation, East Bay Regional Parks, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and Shriner's Hospitals for Children -- Northern California.
Sarah has attended as a counselor every year since the camp started in 2009 and for the past 5 years as served on the leadership and planning committee.
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children is an innovative research based specialty hospital for children with orthopedic conditions, spinal chord injury, burns, and/or clef plates.
Sarah has multiple surgical interventions by Dr. Michelle James at the Shriner's Hospitals for Children -- Northern California, an conducted her final doctorate project in partnership with Dr. Micelle James.
Sarah volunteered in the Rehabilitation Department at the Shriners Hospitals for Children -- Philadelphia and had a level 1 fieldwork rotation for occupational therapy school at the Shriners Hospitals for Children -- Boston.
Pediatric Hand Study Group
The Pediatric Hand Study Group (PHSG) was created for Pediatric Hand Surgeons and Occupational Therapists specializing in conditions related to the upper extremities. This groups meets to present research and case studies to review best practices.
Sarah presented at the PHSG Annual Meeting in 2019. Sarah has been a member since 2019.
The American Occupational Therapy Association is the national association representing occupational therapy practitioners and their students for best care delivery. The hold review boards, committees, and plan an annual conference.
Sarah as been a member since 2016 and has attended an annual conference.
Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
The Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association that advocates in the best interest and support for occupational therapists practicing in the state of Pennsylvania and their clients.
Sarah has been a member since Spring of 2020.
World Federation of
World Federation of Occupational Therapy is "the global voice for occupational therapy and sets the standard for its practice. We represent occupational therapists worldwide that are making lives fit for living." -WFOT
Sarah has been a member since 2016.
Toastmasters is a leadership non-profit organization designed at promoting leadership, communication, and public speaking skills.
Sarah is a proud member and joined in summer of 2020. She has started delivering speeches and speaks of topics related to disability and disability advocacy.