After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003, Julie moved to North Carolina where she worked with young children with fragile X syndrome and their families for three years. She graduated with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from East Carolina University in 2008. Julie began her career working at a pediatric clinic where she gained experience working with children with sensory processing disorders, feeding disorders, CP, developmental delays, fine and gross motor delays, autism, Asperger syndrome, Down syndrome, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. During this time, she gained experience working with children from birth to 10 in a variety of settings including daycares, homes, and the clinic settings.
Julie expanded on her experience when she relocated to Wisconsin where she worked at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. She was able to work with children with a variety of neuro-motor disorders, hemiparesis, arthritis, brachial plexus injuries, and various forms of cancer.
Julie is certified in Therapeutic Listening program and the Interactive Metronome. She has additional training and experience in Beckman Oral-Motor assessment, sensory integration, Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive technique, NDT handling techniques. Other areas of specialty include splinting and Constraint Therapy (CIMT).
Julie enjoys working collaboratively with children and their families to reach their maximum potential. She lives in the Raleigh area with her husband, daughter, and son.