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Designed for Access, LLC is owned & operated by Daniel Rortvedt, OTD, OTR/L and Christie DeAno, MS, OTR/L and is based in Geneva, Illinois.

Christie DeAno, MS, OTR/L completed a master's degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has extensive pediatric experience as an occupational therapist in school-based and private practice settings. Christie's certifications include coursework in the Astronaut Training program, the Wilbarger Therapressure Protocol, Rhythmic Movement Training™ , Therapeutic Listening® , and Handwriting Without Tears® , among others. Christie is owner and occupational therapist at Modulation Therapy Services, LLC. She is passionate about natural living, mindfulness, and the healing properties of nature as a means to promoting well-being & happiness. You can reach her at christie@atdesigned.com

Dr. Daniel Rortvedt, OTD, OTR/L is an occupational therapist, assistive technology consultant, and clinical assistant professor. He completed a post-professional doctorate in occupational therapy at Boston University, an MS in occupational therapy and BA in English and psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His primary area of practice has been in educational institutions throughout the United States, with a focus on the provision of assistive technology for students with disabilities. Daniel's research interests and activities include exploring school-based stakeholder perspectives on the use of telehealth, as well as the implementation of Universal Design for Learning. He serves on the editorial board of WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation. You can reach him at daniel@atdesigned.com