Hadley received her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from the University of Virginia and her Masters degree in Kinesiology for Individuals with Disabilities from the University of Virginia. Prior to beginning occupational therapy school, Hadley worked in both public schools and private schools as an adapted physical educator for children with sensory processing disorders, cerebral palsy, autism, Down syndrome, and traumatic brain injury. Hadley enjoyed working with parents and other team members to maximize each student’s independence throughout the school day. Hadley earned her Masters degree in Occupational Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis. She completed clinical rotations in school settings, outpatient clinics, acute rehabilitation, and in an aquatic occupational therapy setting where she gained experience working with individuals with a range of diagnoses including ADHD, cerebral palsy, brachial plexus injury, muscular dystrophy, developmental delays, stroke, and traumatic brain injury.
Hadley currently lives in Fuquay Varina with her husband and two cats and enjoys all outdoor activities including camping, fishing, hiking, and bike riding.