Julie Beaker: 785-***-****
Gretchen Fontanini: 913-***-****
Swimming Lesson Instructor for Kids with Autism KU Medical Center August 2018-May 2019
Taught weekly swimming lessons to kids with autism spectrum disorder. Modified each lesson to the child’s specific sensory needs and strengths.
Occupational Therapy Para USD #383 August 2016-May 2018
Worked with the occupational therapist in the Manhattan public school district. Worked with children of all abilities on fine motor skills, handwriting, transition skills, staying on task, and other areas that are interfering with the child’s learning.
Rehab Technician PRTS Nachtigal May 2016-August 2016
Spent a summer as a therapy aid at an inpatient/outpatient therapy clinic. Assisted in providing therapy and scheduling visits.
Occupational Therapy In progress University of Kansas Medical Center
In my third and final year. Spent 2 years in the classroom learning about occupational therapy interventions and different diagnoses. Hands on experience with children with autism, a 2-week fieldwork at North Kansas City Hospital and a week providing OT at a student led clinic.
Human Development and Family Studies/Gerontology December 2017 Kansas State University
Graduated in 3.5 years with a major and a secondary major receiving cum laude honors.
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE OR LEADERSHIP
Spent a summer in Uganda with an organization called Joni and Friends. I worked at a school for kids with disabilities, taught teachers about occupational therapy, led small groups about theology of suffering and visited families in villages. (2017)
Served on Kansas State’s Christian Challenge leadership team. Led weekly meeting with a small group and mentored students while going to college. (2016-2018)