Degrees and Certifications:
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Grand Valley State University Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training Lake Superior State University Registered Occupational Therapist National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Licensed Occupational Therapist in the State of MI Michigan Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Certified Athletic Trainer Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer Licensed Athletic Trainer in the State of MI Michigan Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Ms. Katia Hughes
As a school-based occupational therapy practitioner, Katia is responsible for supporting academic achievement and social participation by promoting occupation within all school routines. She assists children to fulfill their role as students through prevention, promotion, and intervention strategies for improved health and well-being in preparation for college, career, and community integration.
Katia has experience working in the field of occupational therapy in inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient hand therapy, and school-based practice. She has pursued additional continuing education in sensory integration, self-regulation, animal-assisted therapy, and dysgraphia.