Occupational Therapy Assistant

Becoming a COTA, Pam received an undergraduate degree in Business Administration/Equestrian Science from William Woods University. She was motivated to switch careers to help more kids like her oldest daughter who had health challenges. She went back to school and received her associate’s degree in Occupational Therapy Assisting from Lone Star Community College in Tomball, TX
in 2007. She began her career as an OTA in a sub-acute facility before moving to Washington State north of Seattle. Pam worked in the school district for 4 years and then transitioned to adults. She provided treatment for adults in industrial rehab
who were looking to get back to work after getting injured on the job. While at that clinic, she was crossed trained in the chronic pain and brain injury programs. She and her husband moved back to the Illinois area and Pam was excited to get back into the school system working for Milestone Therapy. She enjoys finding meaningful ways to help kiddos progress toward their individual goals. Pam also
believes that children and adults need a little bit of play in their lives to help them find balance.

Pam also raised her two daughters who are in their 20s. Off hours, She enjoys spending time with her family and church friends, going for long walks and developing her green thumb with indoor and outdoor plants.

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