Speaker Details

Virginia Spielmann

Executive Director
STAR Institute and Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation

Virginia is a well-traveled speaker, coach, and educator on topics including sensory integration, DIR/Floortime, child development, and infant mental health. Virginia obtained her BSc in occupational therapy in Oxford England (2002) and her Masters in occupational therapy from Mount Mary University, Milwaukee (2018). She is currently completing her Ph.D. in infant and early childhood development with an emphasis on mental health with Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara. Her extensive pediatric experience includes children on the autism spectrum as well as those with a sensory processing disorder, infant mental health issues, children from adopted families, and those who have experienced developmental trauma.