Occupational Therapist, DHD Family Clinic
Sarah is an occupational therapist serving children and families receiving services through Early Intervention. She graduated with her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, during which she created a continuing education workshop for occupational therapists on coaching families from undeserved communities in Early Intervention. Sarah is passionate about building off of families’ strengths and fostering the bond between children and caregivers through everyday activities and play. She is particularly interested in supporting caregiver wellness, co-regulation, and children’s social-emotional learning. Sarah also strives to promote equity in health care and increase access to resources for communities that have historically experienced disenfranchisement.
Leadership in the Profession
American Occupational Therapy Association, Member
Illinois Occupational Therapy Association, Member
Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2023
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2022
Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies, Child and Adolescent Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020