Tracie Stanton, COTA/L is an experienced and dedicated Occupational Therapy Practitioner with a successful 27-year career in the field. Her diverse background includes working with children ages 3-11 with developmental delays and learning disabilities, adults with acquired brain and spinal cord injuries, and the elderly population. Tracie has a wealth of experience in different settings, including working in the public school system for the last nine years.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tracie enjoyed sharing her knowledge and experience with occupational therapy students during their fieldwork experiences at Quinnipiac University. She contributed to the growth and development of future practitioners by making their learning experiences rich and diverse for over 15 years.
Tracie is committed to meeting the specific needs of the students she works with, no matter how old they are. She can be found teaching a 2nd grader how to use scissors with one hand, encouraging a preschooler to finger paint in a way that they can tolerate, or educating a 5th grade with a visual impairment on how to advocate for themselves. She is interested in finding solutions that are tailored to the unique challenges and abilities of her youngest students.
Throughout her career, she has attended numerous professional development training on topics such as executive functioning, vision, autism, and handwriting using the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum. She is currently in the process of becoming a Handwriting Specialist.
Outside of her professional life, Tracie resides in Southington with her husband, daughter, and son. She loves reading, walking her dog Jasmine and spending time at the beach with family and friends.