Trudy has been a passionate advocate for children with special needs for over 25 years as a licensed occupational therapist for Gwinnett County Public Schools. She serves students ages 3 - 21 by collaborating in the development of programs that will assist the student in gaining functional skills, daily living skills, and educational access skills. Mrs. Goeckel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the Medical College of Georgia (now known as Augusta University) and is certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. Trudy loves to problem solve and her special areas of interest include sensory processing and feeding disorders. In her spare time, Trudy can usually be found supporting one of her 5 kids at various school & sporting events or traveling with her husband Chris.