Shelley Petry

Name: Shelley Petry

Designation and Experience:

Cognitive Coaching Specialist, B.A.  Prior to joining Eckert Centre I spent two years working in early intervention with children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  I have worked with families at Eckert Centre since 2008.  During this time I have had the privilege of working with individuals and families in the areas of ASD, AD/HD, social skills development, sibling workshops, Meaningful Employment (job skills training), independent living, and academic skills.

What inspires you?

I am inspired by the strength and determination of individuals and their families to persevere and excel against all odds, and by working alongside those who truly desire positive growth.

What are your proudest accomplishments?

My children.

What are your Hobbies and Interests?

I enjoy coffee and good conversation. I also love spending time with my children, reading, and camping, and am interested in psychology and nutrition.

Why do you think people should choose Eckert Centre?

The people.  The individuals on the Eckert Centre team are truly skilled and dedicated professionals; they are continuously striving to be better every day by staying on top of the latest trends and information, and growing through professional development.  Even more, each one is uniquely approachable and welcoming, making the Centre a comforting and encouraging place to come