email: – phone: 989.429.3346

Professional Development

Physical Agent Modality training: March 2007
Otto Bock Amputee Introductory Course: February 2006 and September 2007
Saginaw Valley State University Occupational Therapy Conference: April 2006, April 2007 and March 2013.
Michigan Occupational Therapy Conference: November 2005, October 2006 and October 2007
 Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy: January 2013 in Birmingham, Alabama
Guest Lecturer Malcolm Fields at Saginaw Valley State University:
Internal Review Board
Millet Learning Center: Fall 2007
Occupational therapy staff inserviced on feeding, handling, seating and positioning children
Adult Constraint Induced Movement Therapy: May/June 2007
Professional Memberships:

  1. Student Occupational Therapy Association at Saginaw Valley State University  2005-present
  2. Michigan Occupational Therapy Association 2004-present
  3. American Occupational association 2006-present

Summary of Client Contacts
Occupational Therapist: Independently hired by parents of a young child
I worked with her for two years from age 1 to 3 years old.  I was hired to do a home program given to the family by a pediatric constraint-induced movement therapy program in Birmingham, Alabama.  The child had attended this program on three separate occasions and I helped carry out the home program. 
Diagnosis: Pre-natal cerebral vascular accident resulting in right hemiparesis
Level Two Fieldwork: ACQUIREc Pediatric Constraint-Induced Therapy
Level Two Fieldwork: Waystation Psychological Services
Level One Fieldwork: Bay-Arenac Intermediate School District
Ages: 4 to 11
Diagnoses: Social phobia disorder, fine motor and visual perceptual difficulties, attention deficit disorder, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, emotional impairment, Down’s Syndrome, hearing impairment, lead poisoning, sensory defensiveness,
Level One Fieldwork: Mid-Michigan Health Care Systems – Gladwin Outpatient Center
Ages: 11 to 74
Diagnoses: Cerebral vascular accident, redial nerve palsy, ulnar nerve palsy, cerebral palsy, rheumatoid arthritis, boxer’s fracture, shoulder adhesive capsulitis, poly neuropathy, elbow fracture, generalized shoulder and arm pain, tibial plateau fracture, bilateral hand contractures, tendonitis of the wrist and hand, bilateral MCP joint contractures, spinal muscular atrophy, TIA, triquetram chip fracture, ALS and Parkinson’s.