Sue Trautman MA, OTR/L, SWC received a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy and a Master of Arts degree in Special Education from Western Michigan University. Sue has taught sensory integration throughout the United States, in Canada, India, South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, Jordan, U.A.E., and England. She is certified in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation and Intervention. Sue has developed many sensory rich environments for schools and clinics and is on the Professional Advisory Board for Shane’s Inspiration, who create boundless playgrounds. Sue served on the Southern California Board of Autism Speaks for 5 years. Sue is closely involved with the Ayres Sensory Integration 2020 Vision. She is assisting with development of test materials and coordinating field and pilot testing for the Evaluation in Sensory Integration (EASI) that is collecting international normative data on children 3-12 years of age.
Sue co-founded Center for Developing Kids in 1995 with Ann Hyde, MA, OTR/L and currently co-owns the company with Laura Hogan-Reyes, MA, OTR/L. Sue looks forward to going to work each day and feels honored to be a part of the staff, families and children whom make Center for Developing Kids such a wonderful place! She continues to work clinically as well as administratively with expertise primarily in the area of sensory integration. Previously, Sue worked with adults and children in settings that include rehabilitation, home health, neonatal intensive care, outpatient pediatrics and schools.
Sue has a son and daughter-in-law in Chicago and a daughter in Los Angeles. Her husband works as a production sound mixer in the film industry. Sue loves to ski, bicycle, hike, read and spend time with friends and family.
Laura Hogan-Reyes, MA, OTR/L, SWC
Laura Hogan-Reyes, MA, OTR/L, SWC received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in 1984 from Western Michigan University and her Master of Arts degree in Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science from University of Southern California in 2000. She has over 30 years of pediatric experience in a variety of settings including hospitals, clinics, schools and home based treatment. Laura is certified in Neuro-Developmental treatment (NDT) and has received her Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation and Intervention (SWC). She has been published in professional journals and has co-authored a book titled “Pediatric Splinting”.
Although her administrative duties keep her busy, Laura continues to stay involved in clinical treatment and education. She especially enjoys working with children who have significant medical complications and feeding difficulties. In addition, Laura gets great professional satisfaction from mentoring and teaching students and clinicians who are new to the field of occupational therapy. She feels fortunate to work with such devoted and capable therapists at Center for Developing Kids.