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Customized classical & contemporary private piano lessons for beginners and intermediate students from ages 5 and up on a Steinway & Sons piano covering theory, technique, sight reading and performance that builds on the interests of the student. Group lessons, recitals, and extra help are also offered as part of the private lesson package. read less



Hand and Physical Therapy Specialists

Bachelor of Health Science - Occupational Therapy

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1978


Board Certified Hand Therapist, 1991

Neurodevelopmental Treatment Certification, 1983.

Certified Wheelchair Sports Official, 1982.





Hand and Physical Therapy Specialists

Fairfax and Alexandria, VA, 1989-Present

Occupational Therapist/Hand and Upper Extremity Therapist

National Upper Extremity Rehabilitation Center

Washington, DC and Bowie, MD, 1985-1989

Staff Occupational Therapist

Occupational Health Corporation

Rockville, MD 1985

Staff Occupational Therapist

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Sarasoata, FL 1979-1981

Staff Occupational Therapist

Sunshine School

Gainesville, FL, 1978-1979


  • American Society of Hand Therapists

  • International Federation of Soccieties of Hand Therapy

  • American Occupational Therapy Association

  • Physical Disabilities, and Administration & Management Sections and Private Practice Subscetion

  • Virginia Chapter - American Society of Hand THerapists

  • Washington Hand Study Group


  • Instructor, Two Day Hand Therapy Module, Shenandoah University, Wincherster, VA 1999

  • Ergonomic Evaluations, Metropolitan DC area,1992-present

  • Lab Assistant, Joint Mobilizations, Fourteenth Annual Washington, DC Hand & Wrist Symposium, Washington, DC, 1988

  • Consultant, Washington Adventist Hospital Occupational Therapists, 1992

  • Founder, Physical Capacity Evaluation/Work Hardening Department, National Hospital, Arlington, VA 1985


  • Interviewed on Fox TV News, Vienna, VA, 2004

  • "Hand Therapy Specialists - Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy, "Georgetown University, Hospital Plastic Surgery Residents, Washington, D.C., 2004

  • Exhibitor, Virginia Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, Reston, VA, 2002

  • Exhibitor, International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, Alexandria, VA, 2001

  • "Helping Hands: Ergonomics in the Workplace", SRA, Fairfax, VA, 2000, Health Fair, SRA, Fairfax, VA, 2000

  • "Cumulative Trauma Disorders and Occupational Therapy", Northern Virginia Rehabilitation Nurses, Vienna, VA, 1998

  • Inservice on Splinting Materials, Hand Therapy Specialists, Inc., Vienna, VA, 1997

  • "Fingertip and Nail Injuries and Treatment", Rehability Group, Fairfax, VA, 1996

  • Inservice on General Splinting, Hand Therapy Specialists, Inc., Vienna, VA, 1996

  • Inservice on Billing and Administrative Policies, Hand Therapy Specialists, Inc., Vienna, VA, 1996

  • Inservice on Functional Capacity Evaluations, Hand Therapy Specialists, Inc., Vienna, VA, 1996

  • Inservice on Managed Care, Hand Therapy Specialists, Inc., Vienna, VA, 1995

  • "Upper Extremity Injuries in the Workplace", Northern Virginia Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Arlington, VA, 1994

  • "Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy", Resource Opportunities, Inc., Vienna, VA, 1993

  • "Repetitive Use Disorders and Ergonomics", HFIC, Vienna, VA, 1992

  • "Repetitive Use Disorders and Ergonomics", Four Lectures to TRW, Northern Virginia, 1991

  • "Edema Control with JOBST Pump", Washington Hospital Center, 1990

  • Lecture on Occupational Therapy to Physical Therapy Assistant Students, NOVA Community College, Annandale, VA, 1987, 1988

  • Lecture on Hand Therapy, Washington Adventist Hospital Rehabilitation Department, Takoma Park, MD, 1987

  • Career Day, Cedar Lane Center of Fairfax Public Schools, Vienna, VA, 1987

  • "Do it at Your Desk", National Hospital for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Arlington, VA, 1983

  • Lecture on Occupational Therapy to Nursing Students, Sarasota, FL, 1980


  • 2016 Electives in Hand Surgery, New Orleans, LA, January 2016

  • Get a Firm Grasp on Your Hand Anatomy: A Guided Tour Through Your Own Hand Webinar, December 2015

  • ASHT Annual Conference Denver, CO  October 2015

  • Thirty-sixth Annual Meeting of ASHT, Chicago, IL, 2013

  • Twenty-ninth Annual Meeting of ASHT, Atlanta, GA, 2006

  • Twenty-Eighth Annual Joint Meeting of ASHT and ASSH, San Antonio, TX, 2005

  • Twenty-Seventh Annual Meeting of ASHT, Charlotte, NC, 2004

  • Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting of ASHT, Hollywood, CA, 2003

  • Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting of ASHT, Ottawa, Canada, 2002

  • Difficult Problems in Hand Surgery, Naples, FL, 2001

  • Wound Healing and Regranex, Vienna, VA, 2000

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Emergencies, Vienna, VA, 2000

  • Patient Case Studies, Vienna, VA, 1999

  • Current Clinical Concepts, Vienna, VA, 1999

  • Shoulder Rehabilitation, Vienna, VA, 1999

  • Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of ASHT, Orlando, FL, 1999

  • Twenty-First Annual Meeting of ASHT, New Orleans, LA, 1998

  • Evaluation and Treatment of Wrist Disorders, Vienna, VA, 1997

  • Shoulder Cadaver, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 1996

  • Nineteenth Annual Meeting of ASHT, Atlanta, GA, 1996

  • Orthopaedic Assessment and Mobilization of the Upper Extremity, D.C., 1996

  • Eighteenth Annual Meeting of ASHT, San Francisco, CA, 1995

  • Seventeenth Annual Meeting of ASHT, Washington, D.C., 1994

  • Sixteenth Annual Meeting of ASHT, Kansas City, MO, 1993

  • Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Workshop, Baltimore, MD, 1992

  • Surgical Concepts and Rehabilitation of Shoulder Problems, Washington, D.C., 1992

  • Fifteenth Annual Meeting of ASHT, Phoenix, AZ, 1992

  • Hand Lecture, Dr. Stephen Gunther, Washington, D.C., 1991

  • Fourteenth Annual Meeting of ASHT, Orlando, FL, 1991

  • Primary Care Injuries and Diseases of the Hand, Washington, D.C., 1991

  • Thirteenth Annual Meeting of ASHT, Toronto, Canada, 1990

  • Serial Casting, Washington, D.C., 1990

  • Edema Control, Washington, D.C., 1990

  • Instructional Workshop in Dynamic Splinting and Hand Therapy, D.C., 1989

  • Tendon and Nerve Injuries of the Hand, Washington, D.,C. 1989

  • Clinical Application of the Portable Pulsed Galvanic Stimulation with Emphasis on the Upper Extremity, Washington, D.C., 1989

  • AOTA Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, 1989

  • Fourteenth Annual Washington, D.C. Hand and Wrist Symposium, D.C., 1986

  • Eleventh Annual Meeting of ASHT, Baltimore, MD, 1988

  • Continuous Passive Motion Workshop, Washington, D.C., 1987

  • Thirteenth Annual Washington D.C. Hand and Wrist Symposium, D.C., 1985

  • Tenth Annual Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Hand, Philadelphia, PA, 1986

  • The Elbow and the Wrist, Alexandria, VA, 1981

  • Second Annual Raymond Curtis U.S. Hand Symposium, Washington, D.C., 1981

  • Scoliosis, Sarasota, FL, 1980

  • Low Back Pain, Sarasota, FL, 1980

  • Care of the Myocardial Infarction Patient, Sarasota, FL, 1980

  • Research Design and Proposal Development, Sarasota, FL, 1980

  • Stress Control, Sarasota, FL, 1980

  • Visual-Auditory Perception and Development, Sarasota, FL, 1980

  • Reflex Sympathetic Syndrome, Sarasota, FL, 1980

  • Hand Rehabilitation, Irene Hollis, Mobile, AL, 1980

  • Student Supervision, Sarasota, FL, 1980

  • Stroke Rehabilitation, Sarasota, FL, 1980

  • A Developmental Approach to Handling and Management, Gainesville, FL, 1979

  • A Theoretical Model of Sensorimotor - Sensory Integration Development, FL, 1979.

  • Parents as Effective Teachers, Gainesville, FL, 1979

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation, Gainesville, FL, 1979

  • Retardation Training Program for High Risk Clients 0-5 Years, Gainesville, FL, 1978

  • Cerebral Palsy, Gainesville, FL, 1976

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1.   Try it out?  Long term?

2.  DO you have a quality Piano?  Are you willing to buy one?  

3.  Younger than 8, will need to sit down with them at the piano.  Would you be willing to sit down with them 5 days a week to practice?  

4.  Are you a musician?  Are there musicians in the family? 

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