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Kacy Nelson

Certified Occupational Therapist

Kacy Nelson, OTD, MS, OTR/L has been a part of the Therapeutic Links’ team since 2013. She graduated from Mount Mary University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and in 2013 with her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degree. Kacy continued pursuing scholarship in the occupational therapy field and received her doctorate in occupational therapy with a specialty in pediatrics from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2014. Kacy is also a credentialed Illinois Early Intervention Provider. She has experience with school-based therapy, pediatric home health therapy, and pediatric therapy in a clinic based setting. She has training in MNRI, Handwriting Without Tears, Bal-Vis-X, Social Thinking, and other courses specialized towards pediatric therapy including sensory integration, executive functioning, attention, and development. She is a board member for a non-profit organization that she helped co-found which was created to support children in Haiti. She has completed mission therapy trips and has future plans of continuing to pursue this volunteer opportunity. Outside of her therapy world, Kacy enjoys spending time with her family and friends, coaching at her home ice rink, and traveling.