- PhD, Health Related Science, Virginia Commonwealth University
- MS, Occupational Therapy, Gannon University
- BS, Health Science, Gannon University
Dr. Reynolds completed her Ph.D. in Health Related Science at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in 2007 and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at VCU. Her research has focused on investigating physiologic stress reactivity patterns in children with Sensory Processing Disorder, and characterizing behavioral and physiological patterns of sensory processing in children with ADHD, Autism and Mood Disorders. Dr. Reynolds joined the K12 program in 2010 and served as an Assistant Professor in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida. Her mentor is Dr. Darragh Devine, Associate Professor in the department of Psychology’s Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences program at UF. Dr. Reynolds’ current research is focused on developing an animal model for studying sensory processing disorders and examining the neurobiological basis for sensory hypersensitivity and the expression of anxiety related behavior. Dr. Reynolds has over ten years of clinical experience working with children and teaches courses in pediatric intervention and assessment.