Layna Word, M.S., OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Layna graduated from Ole Miss with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. She continued her education at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, earning a Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree. After graduation, she moved to Birmingham with her husband and worked at a pediatric clinic outside of the city. Layna was thrilled to join the team at Behavioral ONE because of the environment that fosters growth of staff members, families and clients. She has always had a passion for working with children, and her specific interests include sensory-based feeding interventions and handwriting. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, spending time on the lake, and hiking with her dog, Jack.