Michelle is a graduate from Madison College, where she earned an Associates degree as an Occupational Therapy assistant. Michelle has experience working with children of all ages and working with children of a variety of diagnosis, including Autism, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Anxiety Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Down Syndrome and Attention Hyperactivity Disorder. Michelle is certified in Interactive Metronome, Astronaunt Training and Therapeutic Listening. Her third child was born with a disability, which motivated her to begin learning about Occupational Therapy. She is passionate about helping not only her child but all children grow and become independent adults. Areas of specific interest include activities of daily living, the gut-brain connection and sensory processing. Through her journey with her son, she became motivated to be a source of knowledge and support for families regarding community resources and therapeutic techniques. Michelle has four children ranging from 7 to 24 years. In her free time she enjoys woodworking and refinishing old furniture, hanging out with her family, and going to yoga.