Mrs. Patel received a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2002. Hook ‘Em Horns!! She attended graduate school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and earned her Masters of Occupational Therapy in 2007. Mrs. Patel has been with Highland Park for the past 10 years. She has had the opportunity to work with children from ages 3-22 with varying needs across the district. She is also a member of the district's Assistive Technology team as well as the Autism Evaluation team. Mrs. Patel has also had experience working with adults and seniors in acute care and rehabilitation settings as well as at SPOTS, a sensory integration pediatric outpatient clinic. Mrs. Patel enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children.