Amanda earned her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Keiser University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She has provided therapy services to the pediatric population since 2011 and has worked directly with children, their families, and their educators in a variety of settings to provide holistic interventions for ages 0-21. Amanda has worked with individuals with a wide range of diagnoses, including autism spectrum disorders, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, Apert Syndrome, Aicardi Syndrome, and sensory processing disorders. While studying at Keiser University, Amanda earned several awards, but most notable was her project on interoception, self-regulation, and the psychosocial benefits of mindfulness and yoga. Innovative and creative interventions are at the core of her methods of practice, and she prides herself in ensuring that parents feel supported while their children make a positive progression through the therapy process.
Amanda has a passion for learning, taking on new challenges, and advocating for those who can benefit from occupational therapy. In her free time, she enjoys biking, cooking, and watching movies.