Spencer was born and raised in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. She graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelors of Kinesiology in 2019. She continued her education to complete her Masters of Occupational Therapy from Dalhousie University in 2021. Before attending Dalhousie University, Spencer worked as a respite worker for 3 years, working with children and youths with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Spencer has experience working in mental health, functional assessments, wheelchair assessments, and ergonomics. She has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, clinics, virtually, and in client’s homes. Some areas of particular interest for Spencer are child development, adaptive equipment, and mental health.