Jessica Hunt, OTR/L, is well-known for her experience in treating pediatric sensory processing disorders in both the home and clinical settings. She serves children by bringing her feeding expertise directly into the home setting through her company, J.L. Hunt Therapeutics. Previously Mrs. Hunt worked for 10 years at Kaufman Children’s Center as the director of occupational therapy and sensory integrations programs and then as the director of feeding and oral motor programs. She is certified in sensory integration, receiving her Sensory Integration and Praxis Test (SIPT) certification in 2008 and she has studied with Lucy Jane Miller, Ph.D., OTR, who is nationally recognized for sensory research, education, and treatment. Ms. Hunt received her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from Wayne State University in 2003. She gained expertise in “picky eating”, oral-motor therapy through trainings that include, the Beckman Protocol, and Talk Tools, behavior issues with feeding, feeding strategies for children who have autism, and treating medically challenging children. She is also trained in craniofacial therapy, advanced training in Therapeutic Listening, Integrated Listening System, and Handwriting without Tears.
Mrs. Hunt is also the notable recipient of the 2011 Michigan Occupational Therapy Association Award of Excellence.
Financial: Jessica Hunt maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Jessica Hunt has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.