Adair received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Baylor University in 2010. After working as an assistance teacher in a small, specialized school tailored for children with social-emotional and communication challenges, she went on to pursue a career in OT. She graduated with a master’s degree from the University of Washington in Occupational Therapy in 2013.
Adair has experience as a pediatric occupational therapist, including working in the school system and private clinic settings. Adair has worked with children ages 3 months through late adolescence with a variety of diagnoses including diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, genetic disorder, sensory processing disorders, fetal alcohol disorder, handwriting difficulties, and many more. She strives to provide developmentally and functionally appropriate treatment services individualized for each child while promoting age-appropriate fine motor, self-care, visual motor, sensory processing, self-regulation, executive functioning, and functional play skills. She also collaborates with other therapists and professions to increase the child’s independence within the home and community setting. Adair enjoys pursuing knowledge in the area of sensory integration and developmentally appropriate play skills. In order to better serve patients and their families, she specifically has training in sensory integration, Therapeutic Listening Program, reflex-integration, Superflex, the DIR-model, interception, and self-regulation.
Outside of work, Adair enjoys baking, traveling, going for hikes, and playing outside with her husband, 18-month-old child, and dog. She recently moved back to North Carolina after living in Tennessee and is enjoying exploring the area.