Katie Graziano, MEd, OTR

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Katie received her Master’s of Education in Occupational Therapy, with distinction, from Springfield College in 1999.  For the past 23 years, she has worked in a variety of pediatric settings with a diverse and extensive caseload.

Katie has worked in a public school for children with autism spectrum disorders where she conducted evaluations and provided individual, consultative, and group treatment sessions. She has provided early intervention therapy in the homes of children under the age of three, where she worked closely with family members to provide consistent carryover of treatment. Katie has experience working at a pediatric outpatient center.

 

Katie has experience working with children from birth to 21 years of age. She has treated children with a variety of diagnoses, including autism/PDD, Down Syndrome, global developmental delays, sensory processing disorder, ADHD, ODD, learning disabilities and Cerebral Palsy. Katie is qualified to address deficits in the area of sensory processing, strength, postural control, visual perception, visual motor control, fine motor skills, handwriting and motor planning.

 

Katie has completed continuing education courses in the areas of sensory processing, visual perception, cognitive behavioral therapy and the handwriting without tears program.

 

Katie lives locally with her husband and four sons.  She loves cheering on her sons during sporting events and burying her feet in the sand at any opportunity.