Stories from our
Families

5 average from customer rating

“Making the Connection” with our ETC families

“Stacy is amazing at what she does! She took the time to explain how OT was helping my student, and explained the DIR®/Floortime™ model, which I could see was a huge benefit. I used the tools that Stacy taught me to help support this child in my classroom.”

Kaitlin K., Pre-School Teacher, Pittsburgh,

“Stacy has helped our child immeasurably.  She took the time to thoroughly observe our child in a family setting.  She provides a holistic view and as a consultant and developed an appropriate, fun and easy program to help us along the way.”

RK, ETC Mom, Pittsburgh,

“I could not have connected with my son without your great coaching. I don’t know if you realize how great you are at what you do. You truly care about [my son] and it shows. I thank GOD that I found you.”

Rebecca P, ETC Mom & SLP, Venetia, Pittsburgh,

“I have witnessed my child exceed his own expectations and develop new self-esteem and potential in a few short months! It was priceless to share that with him. I will forever be grateful for Stacy’s in depth understanding of our individual child!”

Amanda R., ETC Mom, Connecticut

“Stacy is one of a kind…a miracle worker in my book.”

ETC Mom, Pittsburgh,

“I admire you for practicing occupational therapy the way that it should be done.

Cathy L, OT, Pittsburgh,

“I appreciate you and your efforts to help children with special needs. It is a true privilege to work with you, one of the therapists on the front lines of helping these kids. Thank you for that opportunity.”

Jason Hylton, Haley’s Dad, Haley’s Joy, LLC

“Stacy has been a wonderful mentor! I have observed Stacy’s work and her methods are highly beneficial to the families and children. She provides a loving environment to every child and approaches OT as a fun, family activity.”

KK, OT, Pittsburgh,

“We found your presentation at group to be really good.  Bringing all of your knowledge into practical, easy-to-understand discussion was very cool.  I think the other parents shared our sentiment.”

ETC Dad, Pittsburgh,

“My kids are so happy, they don’t want to leave.”

ETC Caregiver, Pittsburgh,

“Stacy’s therapeutic experience and training are extensive. Her intelligence and enthusiasm are greatly appreciated and much respected. Embrace the Child, Ltd. is truly a family-centered practice and ideal for you and your child.”

Dr. DeLana Honaker, OT, Amarillo

“I know that your business is named Embrace the Child, but I’ve always thought that you’ve done an exceptional job embracing the entire family!”

ETC Dad, Pittsburgh,

“I do not have words to describe how grateful I am for your help and kindness. You are a true blessing to the children that you serve.”

ETC Mom, Pittsburgh,

“Stacy works with us as a trusted member of our family. Her competencies are excellent, and she has been immensely helpful.  We absolutely love her!”

Gregg Z., ETC Dad, Pittsburgh,

“Stacy is very hands on and so gentle, yet effective with kids. She has a wonderful way of training the parents too…never too intrusive and always very helpful.”

AM, ETC Mom, United Kingdom,

“Stacy is the hardest working person I’ve met since we began this journey.”

MEC, ETC Mom, Pittsburgh,

“Amazingly intuitive and easy to work with OT. First time I’ve actually been able to “play” with my child, and read his cues. Most enjoyable experiences of my life.”

AK, ETC Mom, Pittsburgh,

“Stacy’s sincerity, warmth, genuine interest, and advocacy simply can’t be matched.”

ETC Caregiver, Pittsburgh,