Diane received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University, and her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Boston University, with a specialty in Clinical Pediatrics. She is a Fellow in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities program at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center in Waltham, MA, and received her Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Suffolk University.
Diane has worked with adults and children in a variety of settings, including rehabilitation hospitals, Early Intervention programs, Day Habilitation Centers, public school systems, and private schools. She continues to work clinically as well as administratively, specializing in evaluation and treatment for individuals with difficulties in the areas of sensory integration and sensory processing, feeding, sleep regulation, and anxiety. She has received Advanced Training in Therapeutic Listening®, and specialized Feeding Therapy training in Food Chaining, the Beckman Approach, and the Sequential Oral Sensory Approach, and is a certified Interactive Metronome practitioner.