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Related Service Members



Lydia Boudreaux- Physical Therapist 

Lydia received her degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma in 1990.  She worked with adults with brain injuries and other neurological injuries, orthopedic injuries, cardiac patients, and in wound care until finally coming to Highland Park more than 15 years ago.  Since then, she has worked exclusively with the pediatric population.  She continues to work in a clinic specializing in Sensory Integration based interventions and has an additional certification for evaluation and treatment of this population (SIPT). Lydia also received additional training in Cranial Sacral therapy.  


Julie Kilgore- Occupational Therapist

Julie graduated from Texas Woman’s University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and received a Master of Arts degree from Texas Woman’s University in Occupational Therapy in 2000.  She has been working for Highland Park ISD since 1994 and has also worked for Medical City Dallas Hospital, Integrative Pediatrics, SPOTS, and The University Texas, Dallas campus, CARE summer program.  She is a member of Highland Park’s Assistive Technology team.  Julie is married and has two children that keep life very exciting.  She spends her weekends with her family and at her children’s sporting events. 


Amee Patel- Occupational Therapist

Amee grew up in Fort Worth, Texas and has lived in Dallas since 2007.  She received a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2002 and a Master's of Occupational Therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2007.  Prior to the HP team, she worked with adults and seniors in acute care and rehabilitation settings in Austin, Texas.  Since working in Highland Park she has had the opportunity to work with children from ages 3-22 with varying needs.  She is a member of the district's Assistive Technology team.  During the summer months, Amee also works at SPOTS, a sensory integration pediatric outpatient clinic.   


Amanda Rutherford- Assistive Technology

Amanda Rutherford is a Speech-Language Pathologist who is the Assistive Technology (AT) Coordinator for HPISD. She has worked in the schools as an SLP and AT provider for 17 years.   She loves her job and the students she gets to work with! Amanda and her husband have three kids. Their son Jackson and daughter Grayson are entering their senior year in college and their youngest son Paris is entering 10th grade this year. Amanda’s favorite things to do are spend time with her family, travel and ride horses.

Hannah Reynolds – Adapted Physical Education (APE) 

Allison Burns- Music Therapist 

Kimberly Browne- Educational Diagnostician   

Laura Mosby- Licensed Specialist in School Psychologist