Graduated La Trobe University, Lincoln School of Health Sciences, Melbourne,
Australia 1990. BA (Occupational Therapy), Practicing Occupational Therapist
Worldwide experience in Pediatrics:
Locations: Melbourne and BrisbaneAustralia, London, Romania, United States: East
Coast, (MA,VA, NJ), Mountain states (WY,UT), Settled in California.
Areas of Pediatric experience:
Early Intervention for 0-3 year olds, community-based, specialty feeding clinic,
in-home private, acute care hospitals including Intensive Care Units andNewborn
Intensive Care Units (8 years), Cerebral Palsy early intervention clinics, schools.
Advanced Training in Pediatrics/Certified
Neurodevelopmental/Bobath Treatment of the Child with Cerebral Palsy, Neurodevelopmental
Treatment of the Baby, Lactation Educator, Sensory Integration and Praxis Test
(SIPT). Extensive experience with the Medically Fragile and Preterm infant, Newborn,
Infant and Child Feeding and Swallowing including support Modified Barium Swallow
Competent with all standard Pediatric
assessments including, but not limited to:
Peabody, Bayley, Gesell, Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT), Test of
Infant Motor Performance (TIMP), Movement Assessment of Children (MAC).
California Board of Occupational Therapy (CBOT), CA Competence in Feeding
and Swallowing (SWC), National Board for Certification in Occupational
Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) Certified, Certified Lactation Educator
(CLE), NDTA Treatment of the Child (and baby) with Cerebral Palsy.
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Breastfeeding
Task Force of Greater Los Angeles, Neuro-Developmental