CREDENTIALS

  • Author of Memoir: Quieting The Clock 
  • Social Activist: Disability and Child Rights
  • Vice President: Florida Disability Caucus
  • Currently Working on: Trauma Release Masters Program (Graduate: 2022)
  • Certified Personal Empowerment Coach (Graduate: 2020)
  • Trauma Recovery Specialist: 2 years
  • Life & Health Coach: 4.5 years
  • Professional Patient: 36 yrs, HLHS 1985
  • Patient & Family Advocate: 16 yrs
  • Writer, Speaker, Advocate: 2007-Present
  • Relationship Coach for Men: Dating + Marriage + Communication Skills 
  • Guardian ad Litem & Foster Mother of 3
  • Parent & Patient Advocacy Board Member: Johns Hopkins, CHD Program
  • Founder of CHD Legacy Blog & Platform, now CHD Legacy Publishing, LLC
  • The Ohio State University-Concentrations: Early Childhood Dev., Psychology, Human Services
  • Cert. Developmental Disability Independent Care Provider & Certifications underneath this:
    • Behavioral Support Strategies 
    • Medication Administration 
    • Supporting Youth with Intensive & Complex Needs
    • Disability Rights
    • Trauma-Specialized Care
    • CPR & First Aid
  • Rehab Patient Coordinator & Group Facilitator 
  • Professional Nanny & House-Manager: 12 yrs
  • Certified Paralegal
  • Business Professionals of America: Member & Vice President
  • Business Professionals of America: Secretary & Team Leader
  • Special Olympics Volunteer: 10 years
  • Special Olympics Coach: Softball, Basketball, Volleyball, Track & Field