Program Manager, Developmental Therapist

Brief info

Education:
Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education, Cum Laude, Northern Illinois University, 2001

Specialized Trainings/Skills:

  • Behavior management strategies and parenting techniques
  • Sleep development and training
  • Sensory Integration and Processing
  • Social stories and social narratives
  • Advanced motor development, coordination, and therapeutic techniques
  • Feeding development
  • Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique (DPPT)
  • AAC devices, low tech communication boards, and PECS

Certifications & Acknowledgements:

  • Illinois Early Intervention Credential – Developmental Therapy
  • Illinois Early Intervention Credential - Evaluation/Assessment Developmental Therapy

Amy is a passionate developmental therapist and she enjoys being part of the process of teaching, learning, and coaching families with young children. She loves helping young children and their families maximize their child’s development and ability to participate in a variety of settings. She specializes in working with children under the age of 5 years. She also enjoys being part of multi-disciplinary teams and mentoring other therapists.

Amy provides homebased and natural environment Developmental Therapy services in Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Niles, and Glenview areas. She also provides therapy services via Live Video Visit.