Our practice is thrilled to announce Amanda Biesecker, OTR/L has joined our team as Chatterboxes premier Pediatric Occupational Therapist. Amanda is an all-star OT, and comes to us with a plethora of experience working with children ages 2-18.
Amanda is available to provide Individual Occupational Therapy sessions and Evaluations at our Newton Location, Lexington as well as Home & School Visits.
Learn more about Amanda by reading her biography below:
Growing up with a big brother with Apert’s syndrome, Amanda was inspired to work with children with special needs from a very young age. She is very passionate about helping children participate more fully in their occupations of learning and play.
In 2008, Amanda graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, where she was the president of the AU Chapter of Best Buddies. She then continued her graduate studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham receiving her Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2010.
Amanda worked for five years at a private practice clinic in Durham, NC where she was able to gain experience working with children ages 2-18 with Autism, ADD/ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, developmental delays, and Sensory Processing Disorders. She also has experience working in school and home environments.
Outside of work, Amanda enjoys knitting, playing golf and spending time with husband, Matt and two year old son, Luke.