Chelli Westengaard has been a pediatric occupational therapist for 22 years. She works with children with developmental challenges across the continuum. She has worked with critically ill infants both as an occupational therapist and Developmental Care Specialist in the CCU and NICU for 9 years. Chelli has been a member of National Association of Neonatal Therapists, received her Neonatal Touch & Massage certification and Developmental Care Designation from NANN. Chelli has presented on numerous topics related to neuroprotective caregiving in the NICU. She helped to collect and present data that was selected at the State of the Art Nursing Conference and Advanced Practice Nurses’ Conference, Academy of Neonatal Nurses.
Chelli Westengaard, OTR/L