Kristen has several years of experience working with children with
developmental disabilities, working with both children with autism spectrum
disorders, attention deficit disorders, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, brain
injuries, spina bifida, etc. She completed fieldworks at J.D. McCarty Center
for Children with Developmental Disabilities in Norman, OK and Cook Children's
Hospital Mansfield Rehabilitation Center in Mansfield, TX; and has volunteered
for the past 4 years at Hoofbeats for Hope Therapeutic Riding Center.
Previously, she worked with children as the Orchestra Manager with the Youth
Orchestras of Greater Fort Worth. She has attended conferences by the
Oklahoma Autism Network and the Professional Association of Therapeutic
Horsemanship, International. She is in the process of getting her
certification utilizing the Handwriting Without Tears developmentally-based
approach to handwriting.