Stacey discovered her passion for working with special needs kids as she raised her own children. Stacey has a BA in Communications from Eastern Illinois University, and spent 13 years as a stay-at-home mom. Her eldest son has Autism, and that is how she became motivated to work as Preschool Teacher at Step Forward Therapy, where her son has received occupational therapy for many years. She loves interacting with her students and watching them grow, learn, and face their challenges. Stacey is married and has 2 sons and a daughter, and in her spare time, she enjoys true crime shows and spending time with her family.