Occupational Therapists

Infinity's Occupational Therapists

Front: Jackie Hostetler, Angi Sklar, Amanda Byrd and Beth Jarvis. Back: Christina Patton and Lisa Sullivan

Jackie Hostetler is an occupational therapist with 29 years of experience in pediatrics. She graduated from the Medical College of Virginia. She has worked in Virginia and California before coming to Georgia. Jackie has sensory integration and NDT experience. She also has training in Therapeutic Listening Program. Jackie has been with Infinity Children’s Services for five years.

Angi Sklar graduated magna cum laude from the Medical University of South Carolina with a degree in occupational therapy in 1995. Coupled with a degree in psychology from the College of Charleston, Angi began her career at Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation hospital in Nashville, Tenn., working on the traumatic brain injury and neurological inpatient rehabilitation unit. She expanded her career by working as a lead clinical site coordinator and project manager for a company specializing in clinical research trials in opthalmology for the next seven years. She joined Infinity Children’s Services in 2010. She is certified in Handwriting Without Tears. Her interests surround NDT treatment and using therapeutic exercise such as yoga to provide a fun aspect to maximizing her patients’ level of independence in their everyday activities. When not at work, Angi enjoys competing in fitness competitions and spending time with her husband and 3-year-old son.

Amanda Byrd has been a pediatric occupational therapist with Infinity Children’s Services since September 2011. She graduated with her bachelor of science degree in occupational wellness in April 2008 and received her master of science degree in occupational therapy in May 2010 from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. She is well-versed in sensory integration techniques through her one year clinical fellowship at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Tallahassee, Fla. Her continued clinical experience background is with NDT facilitation techniques and Handwriting Without Tears.

Beth Jarvis, OTR/L, has worked as an occupational therapist at Infinity Children’s Services since September 2005. Previously, she worked as an occupational therapist at Central Georgia Rehabilitation Hospital in Macon, Ga., and Palmyra Regional Hospital in Albany, Ga., as well as a staff occupational therapist and OT department manager at the James H. Quillen Rehabilitation Center at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tenn. She completed her undergraduate work with a B.A. in psychology from Furman University in May 1989 and received her B.S. in occupational therapy from the Medical College of Georgia in December 1992. Completion of continuing education courses includes Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique and Oral Tactile Technique (DPPT/OTT) protocols, sensory diet development, Handwriting Without Tears and Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT) with adults and children. Beth is bilingual in English and conversational Spanish.

Christina Patton is an occupational therapist who has worked at Infinity Children’s Services since January 2008. Christina graduated from James Madison University in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in integrated science and technology with a concentration in healthcare systems and biotechnology. She then graduated from the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences with a master of occupational therapy degree in 2007. She completed her clinical rotations at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., and Backus Children’s Center of Memorial Health Hospital in Savannah, Ga. She is certified in Handwriting Without Tears and has completed many continuing education courses in Sensory Integration Processing and NDT.

Lisa Sullivan has been working at Infinity Children’s Services since May 2009. She graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2007 with a major of university studies. She then attended the University of Saint Augustine for Allied Health Sciences for her master’s in occupational therapy. She has a strong background in upper extremity orthopedic’s secondary to to an internship from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in an outpatient setting. She has attended the Handwriting Without Tears workshop and various others to maintain a working knowledge of the most current treatment interventions.