Karen received her Occupational Therapy degree from University of Pretoria in South Africa.  She has over 17 years of experience working with students from Pre-K through 21 years of age.  Karen’s specialties include: Handwriting Without Tears, hand-eye coordination, Reaching for the Stars: Assistive Technology, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and sensory integration.  Karen enjoys spending time with her family, attending church activities, mission trips and local outreaches.  She has a gift for parent education and providing parent support.  Karen and her husband also enjoy serving the community by being foster parents.