Special Interests & Certifications: sensory integration, self-regulation, and feeding
Meghan earned her Bachelors in Psychology from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2008 and her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Winston-Salem State University in 2011. She has been exclusively working in pediatrics since graduation primarily in clinic settings, but also has experience with the early intervention program treating in homes, preschools and daycares.
Meghan has extensive experience working with children with Autism, sensory-based feeding difficulties, and sensory processing disorder. She also has experience treating children with cerebral palsy, developmental delay, genetic disorders, fine motor and visual motor/perceptual issues, and ocular-motor issues. She is trained in the SOS Approach to Feeding, Talk Tools Sensory-Motor Approach to feeding, Handwriting Without Tears, Therapeutic Listening, the Astronaut Program, and Zones of Regulation among others. Meghan has a passion for educating parents/caregivers and empowering them with the tools to best help their child. She strives to establish relationships with her patients to help them gain confidence in their abilities and overall happiness.
Meghan grew up in the Lake Norman area. Following undergrad and graduate school, she lived in Raleigh, NC (where she worked with Abby and Megan) and then moved back to the Charlotte area in 2014 with her husband. When not practicing OT, Meghan stays busy raising her two young children, spending time with family, reading and baking.