Amanda has been practicing pediatric occupational therapy since 2005. Amanda has advanced training in sensory integration theory and is certified in the administration of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT). She is also trained in the the Zones of Regulation, The Alert Program, Brain Gym, Handwriting Without Tears, Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding, with advanced focus in the areas of transitioning children off of supplemental tube feedings, working with children with gastroesophageal reflux and working with feeding the 6-16 month old . Amanda’s treatment focuses on children with sensory processing disorders, fine and gross motor delays, visual and perceptual delays, and feeding difficulties. She also incorporates self-regulation curriculum from the Alert Program and The Zones of Regulation into her treatments. She enjoys working with children who have sensory processing disorders, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, learning disabilities and feeding difficulties. Amanda graduated from Eastern Michigan University with an Advanced Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy. She graduated from San Jose State University with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy.
In her free time, Amanda is a mom to an energetic 5 year old boy. She also enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her dog and 2 cats.