Credentials and Experience

Health Care Professional: BS in Occupational Therapy backed by 24 years experience: 3 in rehabilitation; 5 in acute care/outpatient; 17 (and counting) providing services to children with special needs via Early Intervention and currently, via delivery of school-based services.

Professional Parent: Mother of two boys—currently aged 18 and 16. Step-parent of three boys, whose ages were 9, 5 and 3 when the journey with Hubby began 22 years ago.

Author: Creator of workshops listed and others on varied topics. Writer of 360-plus blog posts. Traditionally published novelist and self-published author-in-the-making.

Speaker: Presenter of workshops listed to peer and/or parent audiences. Panel participant and single presenter relative to novel writing and/or publishing-related topics to established and/or aspiring writers. Writing workshop (point-of-view) presented to fifth graders.