Specialty Certifications or Training

Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy

~Katlyn Grossnickle, PT, DPT, PCS

Sensory Integration including Administration and Interpretation of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT)

   ~AnjaLi Carrasco Koester, OTD, OTR/L

   ~Michaelann Gabriele, OTD, OTR/L

   ~Michelle Knight, MS, OTR/L

   ~Tammy Mitchell, MA, OTR/L

Advanced Practice Certification in Swallowing Assessment, Evaluation and Intervention

   ~Michelle Knight, MS, OTR/L, SWC


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Grant-Beuttler, M., Jennings, J., McCauley, C., Dulay, R., Grossnickle, K., Kill, K., Hay, J. (2017). Development of an Electronic Version of the Children’s Self-Perceptions of Adequacy in and Predilection for Physical Activity (CSAPPA) Scale. Pediatric Exercise Science, 29 (1), 153-160.

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