Laura Cobus MSc.PT
Awards: Chernoff Family Award (2013-2017)§ Major Admission Award from Queen’s University for superior academic ability, creative and original thinking, and proven leadership qualities.
Laura completed her Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences at Queen’s University, then pursued her Master of Science in Physical Therapy at McGill University. During that time, she has acquired clinical knowledge and experience with children presenting with Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, autism spectrum disorder, complex medical conditions, as well as general musculoskeletal conditions.
She has held various volunteer positions where she worked closely with children presenting with a wide range of physical and intellectual abilities. She has taught ballet and creative dance to young children, volunteered at a special needs day camp as wel as a therapeutic horseback riding program. Laura currently works at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, where she helps infants, children, and youth optimize their physical abilities for their return home. She assesses and treats a variety of cardiorespiratory, orthopedic, and neurological conditions.
Laura has continued her education in areas such as torticollis and plagiocephaly, postural control in children, and sensory processing and self-regulation. She plans to pursue courses in neuro-developmental treatment, myofascial release, and primitive reflexes in the near future.
In her spare time, Laura enjoys running, dancing, and traveling. She is eager to meet with you and to help your child reach their maximum potential!