Keira Kuenzel works as an Occupational Therapist at Miriam Lower/Middle School, helping to provide integrated therapy for students throughout their school day.
She officially joined the Miriam staff in 2022, but first came Miriam as a high school student shadowing the Occupational Therapy Department. She then completed her fieldwork placement at Miriam as a graduate student.
Prior to joining the Miriam staff, she worked in Early Intervention with children on the Autism spectrum. She also provided in-home and community-based therapy through Missouri First Steps. Keira is trained in a child-led and play-based behavioral model called the Early Start Denver Model.
She graduated from Saint Louis University with her Bachelor’s in Occupational Science and her Master’s in Occupational Therapy.