Instructors

Co-founder of Saebo, Inc; President

Henry Hoffman

Henry graduated from D'Youville College in Buffalo, NY, in 1997 with a Master's degree in occupational therapy. Since graduation, Henry has worked in various settings, including home health, acute, sub-acute, and outpatient rehab. Before leaving Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in New York, he worked as a clinical specialist in orthopedic medicine and manual therapy of the upper quadrant. Henry left Burke in the fall of 2002 to co-launch Saebo, Inc with his brother John Farrell. Guided by Henry's product development, Saebo, Inc serves 50+ countries, has sold over 1,000,000 products to customers with neurological ailments, and is expanding into more products and markets every year. Henry currently holds 17 patents and developed every product in Saebo's portfolio. He has written numerous articles for popular rehabilitation journals over his occupational therapy career. Henry has presented at multiple state and national conferences, is involved with the treatment and training of clients and clinicians, and sits on national advisory boards and local group boards for people with disabilities.

Director of Clinical Services, Saebo, Inc.

Dr. Scott Thompson, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CSRS, LSVT-BIG

Dr. Scott Thompson is a doctor of occupational therapy specializing in geriatrics and neurological rehabilitation with advanced treatment certifications in CSRS, LSVT-BIG and Saebo certifications. He currently is the Director of Clinical Services for Saebo, Inc., which includes product and business development, CEU development, research, marketing, sales, and online instructional videos. He also works as a per diem therapist to remain connected to clients, colleagues, and treatment, serves on multiple college advisory boards, and is a former executive chair for his State's Association and Foundation.

Professor, Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. Steven L. Wolf, Ph.D., PT, FAPTA, FASNR

Dr. Wolf is a physical therapist and neuroscientist. His primary interests have been in researching ways to improve movement capabilities in aging and neurological populations. Dr. Wolf’s professional contributions include establishing the inclusion criteria for forced use of the upper extremity following stroke and contributing to the formulation of what later became known as constraint-induced movement therapy, establishing Tai Chi as a falls’ prevention exercise for older adults, and helping to establish FiRST (Frontiers in Rehabilitation Science and Technology) Council of the APTA. Considered by some to be a bit of a visionary, he has received honors from multiple professional organizations, has authored or co-authored over 270 refereed articles; edited 9 books; procured over $35M in grant funding; and has provided over 800 national and international lectures.