Angela graduated from University of Hartford with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and minor in Psychology in 2003, where she received the Ruth-McGrum-Griffin Award for Academic Achievement in Occupational Therapy.
Angela started working in outpatient rehabilitation in 2005 at one of the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country, with exposure to a variety of hand/orthopedic, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. It was here that she started and headed many outpatient programs, including a modified CIT program and vision program.
She has worked in a variety of settings including subacute rehab/transitional care unit, outpatient rehab and acute care with a variety of neurological (CVA, TBI, SCI) and orthopedic conditions. She has served as the lead therapist and supervisor for the Occupational Therapy departments in those settings.
She is a clinical specialist Level II in the Saeboflex orthosis for the neurologically impaired upper extremity. She also has extensive knowledge in visual-vestibular integration therapy for patients with visual-vestibular deficits. Angela is also passionate about treatment of the upper extremity and hands, with over 10 years of experience, and hopes to sit for the boards to become a Certified Hand Therapist.