Meet Angie Kiger

Meet Angie Kiger

I joined Sunrise in April of 2012, but my journey to where I am today began over 35 years ago. Growing up I spent a great deal of time with my immediate and extended family, which included my older cousin who has cerebral palsy and an intellectual disability. When I was 14, I started volunteering at the day camp my cousin attended and continued to work at the camp each summer through college. I knew from a very young age that my career would somehow include helping individuals with disabilities.

I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Longwood University and a Master of Education degree in Assistive Technology from George Mason University. In addition, I earned a certificate in Assistive Technology from California State University at Northridge. I am an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) and a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS). I have had the opportunity to work with infants to adults with a variety of diagnoses in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. I have also worked as a contractor providing Assistive Technology evaluations and trainings in schools and in the community. In addition to working as a clinician, I served as an adjunct instructor at George Mason University and presented at numerous conferences in United States and abroad.

As a clinical education specialist for Sunrise, I have the unique opportunity to meet, train, and collaborate with clinicians and suppliers from all over the world; however, my greatest joy continues to come from the days I get to spend interacting with clients and their families. When I am not working, my favorite place to relax is Topsail Island, NC sipping on some real sweet tea.

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Always remember that at the end of the day, your client is your number one priority!
- Angie

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