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It’s been a busy fall…and among the many opportunities, Hocus Focus was the keynote at the 15th ADHD Conference and at the Virginia Occupational Therapy Assn conference (on World OT Day). Four week-long residencies working with teachers and students have … read more

Fall Engagements

I’m excited to be working with teachers, therapists, and students for the next four months! Check out my engagements at

Warsaw, Poland 2018

Hocus Focus has just wrapped up an amazing week of events at Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Poland bringing creative concepts to pre-service teachers, educators, and healthcare professionals.


Hocus Focus is excited to share a feature article in the UK magazine, SPECIAL CHILDREN, about the work of magic trick integration for students with special needs. Check it out here:


The film – Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic – is up for several awards at the Impact Docs Awards. We will be able to announce results in December!

Chania Film Festival – Greece

Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic has been accepted for screening at the Chania Film Festival in Greece!

Another Award for Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic

We are very proud to announce that the Global Independent Film Awards have honored Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic with five (5) awards: Emerging Filmmaker Award, Diversity & Inclusion Award, (Dis)Ability Film Award, Best Documentary, and the Humanitarian Award.

Hocus Focus & K-State Autism Research

Kansas State University: Magic helps students with skill development Read the article here:


Hocus Focus was on display at the NASS Conference in the United Kingdom and experienced by students across the country in early October 2015.

Film Earns Additional Awards

Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic continues to resonate with judges and audiences at film festivals around the world. Most recently, it was named Best Documentary Short at the West Chester Film Festival and Best Documentary at the Los Angeles Movie Awards. … read more