Nicole Lewinski grew up in New Jersey and has been an occupational therapist working in pediatrics for the past 12 years. She graduated with her Master’s degree in occupational therapy from New York University in 2006. Prior to attending graduate school at NYU, she received her 2 Bachelor’s degrees from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill in Psychology and Exercise Sports Science. Her career in occupational therapy has primarily specialized in pediatrics. Nicole worked at Children’s Specialized Hospital for 5 years in a variety of settings including in-patient, outpatient, specialized preschool, and the Early Intervention program. She has worked with a wide variety of diagnoses including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Angelmans Syndrome, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Fragile X, SMA, Muscular Dystrophy, Sensory Integration Disorder, fine and gross motor delays and visual motor difficulties. Nicole has attended a wide-variety of pediatric workshops over the years focusing on sensory processing, visual and vestibular treatment approaches, NDT and the SOS approach to feeding. She is certified in The Listening Program. Currently, she works full-time in the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School district and part-time for the Arc of Somerset in Early Intervention. Nicole loves working with children to help them gain increased independence and function while having fun during therapy. She enjoys collaborating with families to help children achieve their goals and maximize their success. Nicole is married and lives in Somerset with her husband and 2 daughters. She enjoys traveling, going to the beach, doing yoga and running in her free time.