EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Brittni smiling in the Sensory Gym

Isobelle Hughes, Ms, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Part of the Emerge Family since 2022

Isobelle has training and experience in:

  • Working with a variety of needs and diagnoses, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, developmental delays, sensory processing, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and fine motor delays

Isobelle is a Pennsylvania native who recently relocated to the Raleigh area. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Health and Occupation and Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from Elizabethtown College. While in college, she conducted two research studies: one in which she independently studied adaptive dance opportunities for children with disabilities, another conducted with colleagues focused on interoception, nutrition, and toileting in children with autism. She and her colleagues presented the latter at the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association conference. Isobelle is passionate about working with children and their families to foster independence and participation in meaningful activities. In her free time, she enjoys reading, fitness, cooking (and trying her hand at baking), and spending time with family and friends.