Stephen received his BS in Occupational Therapy from the University of North Dakota. He has been working in pediatrics since 1998 in multiple settings including acute care, outpatient therapy, school-based services, and community-based services. Stephen was a primary therapist for specialty clinics serving children with cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, muscular dystrophy, pediatric neurological injury, and growth and development for NICU graduates.
In addition to his active participation as an NDOTA and AOTA member, Stephen serves on the Medicaid task force. Stephen has served on the planning committee and has been an active participant for the local Mobility Camp assisting children to become more aware of new and exciting adaptive equipment. He has been on the Interagency Coordinating Committee for the state of North Dakota for over 12 years and has served on the advisory committee for the North Dakota School of Science Occupational Therapy Assistant Program since 2012. Stephen is also on the North Dakota Autism Taskforce sub-committee.
- Sensory Integration
- Growth and development
- Splint and orthotic fabrication
- Certified in the SOS feeding program
Stephen enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, boating, and spending time with his children. He is also involved in coaching youth basketball, baseball, and football.