MEET THE TEAM

LESLIE A. JURADO, MS, OTR/L

Leslie graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2000 with a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Sciences in Occupational Therapy. She has been working in the field of pediatric occupational therapy for 19 years and has experience in the school system, private clinic, and in-home settings. Leslie has passion for serving children and their families.

Specialties areas of practice:

Handwriting

Neurobehavioral Approach

Trauma-Informed Care

Yoga as a therapeutic modality

The ALERT program for self-regulation

KIRSTEN R. SIMPSON, MS, OTR/L

Kirsten graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2000 with a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Sciences in Occupational Therapy. She has been working in the field of pediatric occupational therapy in a range of settings including private clinics, hospital setting, school system, in-home settings, and therapeutic riding over the last 20 years. Kirsten has always loved working with children and gets great joy from helping them progress through play.

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MICHELLE E. SEMBER, COTA/L

Michelle graduated in 1996 from Pennsylvania College of Technology in Pennsylvania. She grew up in Pennsylvania and move to South Carolina in 2014. She has been working in the field of pediatric occupational therapy for 24 years and has experience in the school system, private clinic, and Early Intervention. Michelle's passion is serving children and their families. 

Specialties areas of practice:

Handwriting

Sensory Integration

Vision

Neurodevelopmental Approach

ANGELA H. PRICE, COTA/L

Angie graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in 2017. She has worked with children through her church over 20 years, and has been working in the field of pediatric occupational therapy over the past 3 years where she has found her calling'. Her experience has been in early intervention in-home settings. She loves building relationships with each child and their families, honing into each individual's needs & desires through creativity.

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AMANDA SOMANI, COTA/L

Amanda​ graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in 2017 with an Occupational Therapy Assistant degree. She currently lives in Fort Mill with her husband and teenage daughter. The last few years she has worked in Early Intervention and has absolutely loved the relationships she's been able to build with her families and other team members. She has received specialized training in handwriting, feeding therapy and Autism, and is always on the look out for new evidence-based treatment ideas to use with her clients. In her spare time, she enjoys baking with her daughter and browsing Pinterest for home improvement projects.

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