Sydney was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She received her Bachelors degree in Psychology with a minor in Disabilities and Human Development from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2015. She continued her education at Elmhurst College to receive her Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2018. Sydney has strived to be impactful to the children she services by continuing her education by receiving certifications in Myofascial Release and to become an Early Intervention Provider. She has experience working with children with the following: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay, fine motor delay, visual motor delay, and much more. Sydney has been employed with Smart Moves Pediatrics since 2018. She really enjoys working with the pediatric population and will be the first one to turn on Disney music to get the day going! She believes every child is unique and enjoys working in an environment with fellow therapists who will always go above and beyond to make a difference! In her free time, you can find her spending quality time with her family and her dog.