Meet the Team

We view our personal relationships with our families as a privileged role, and never lose sight of the enormous trust placed in our hands. Together, we can celebrate the “inchstones” as well as the “milestones” that mark each child’s progress toward their goals.

 

Laurel McMillan

Owner and Occupational Therapist

The founder of LittleRoos is Laurel McMillan, MA, OTR/L, an occupational therapist specializing in infant and pediatric therapy services. She is a graduate of the University of San Diego and earned her masters degree at the University of Southern California.  She has many years of specialized experience treating infants in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at a major Phoenix hospital. With a deep understanding of the challenging journey many NICU families have successfully completed, Laurel can provide expert continuing support after the transition to home. Laurel also has extensive experience in outpatient pediatric care, and subacute pediatric rehabilitation – working with a wide range of children from 0-18 years old requiring various levels of developmental, neurological, orthopedic, and medical fragility support. Laurel also holds specialty certifications in neonatal therapy and massage, and has been a program leader for GiGi’s Playhouse in Phoenix for several years.

Karlee Steward

Occupational Therapist

Karlee Steward received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. Both during her studies and following graduation, Karlee developed a love for, and focus in, pediatric therapy. Her post-graduation experience includes outpatient pediatric services specializing in sensory processing disorders, and she has worked closely with children ages 2-18 with a wide variety of developmental backgrounds. Karlee utilizes a sensory-integrative approach in therapy to support children’s individual needs and strengths across environments.

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Caitlin Oakey

Occupational Therapist

Caitlin Oakey is an Arizona native. She received her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Midwestern University in Arizona. Prior to becoming an occupational therapist, Caitlin was a preschool teacher and then a 5th grade teacher. She has extensive experience with babies and kids of all ages. Following graduation, Caitlin developed a love and interest in feeding therapy. She has been trained in swallowing disorders, sensory based feeding and oral motor skills. Caitlin uses a sensory integrative approach to therapy and enjoys providing care for families in their natural home settings and outpatient clinic.

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