Vermont-based Coaching and Transition Services

NESCA’s Vermont practice is made up of transition specialists and occupational therapists who specialize in home, school, community-based, and virtual services for adolescents and young adults in the Greater Burlington area. In addition to transition assessment and consultation, our unique coaching services include:

Real-life Skills Coaching—building skills to assist with:

  • -Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)—everyday, basic tasks that allow a person to both function and thrive (hygiene, dressing, grooming etc.)
  • -Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)—more complex tasks that allow a person to live independently (grocery shopping, medication management, cleaning, etc.)
  • -Productivity or Education Tasks (Applying to jobs, interview prep, managing homework, requesting accommodations, etc.)

Executive Function Coaching—building organization, time management, and routine building skills. Frequently targeted skills include:

-setting weekly academic and self-advocacy goals
-managing a calendar
-managing email
-building weekly to-do lists
-breaking down large assignments

About NESCA Vermont’s Program Manager

Vermont-based Executive Function and Real-life Skills Program Dr. Lyndsay Wood, OTD, OTR/L, uses occupation-based interventions and strategies to develop life skills, executive functioning, emotional regulation, and other key transition-related skills. She accepts Vermont- and Massachusetts-based transition and occupational therapy assessments. Her in-home and community-based coaching services are available in the greater Burlington, Vermont area. Dr. Wood can accept virtual coaching clients from both Massachusetts and Vermont.


For more information:

If you are interested in NESCA’s Vermont-based services, complete our online Intake Form. If you have more specific questions, please call: 617-658-9818.

Additionally, you can contact our Vermont-based Program Manager Dr. Lyndsay Wood, OTD, OTR/L directly at: