Introducing the Kid PT Team!

Hello! We’re really excited to announce that KidPT is expanding!!! I’m thrilled to introduce you to our two new Therapists, Kate Mills CCC-SLP and Tara Wirth OTR/L, who have joined our team so we can offer you a range of services in one place! KidPT now offers Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy along with our Physical Therapy services.  KidPT highly values looking at the whole child and bringing a team together will even better help children meet their full potential!

fullsizerenderOur talented new Occupational Therapist, Tara Wirth, MS, OTR/L, holds a master of science in occupational therapy from San Jose State University and a bachelor of arts from Amherst College.  She has worked with children and adults in a variety of settings ranging from private practice, schools, early intervention, to hospital and rehabilitation centers.  Since 2011, Tara has focused her energy on working exclusively with children and their families.  She has studied sensory integration, sensory defensiveness, pediatric trauma, brain injury, and treatment for visual system dysfunction.  In addition she has completed training in Handwriting Without Tears as well as alternative approaches to the improvement of handwriting.  Tara is the proud mother of two very active young boys, ages 2 and 5.

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Our talented new Speech Pathologist, Kate has provided pediatric speech and language therapy services in a variety of settings, including private clinics, schools, and early intervention, for over 14 years. Kate graduated from The George Washington University with a Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology. She has extensive experience in evaluating and treating children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, cognitive deficits, language processing disorders, apraxia, auditory processing disorders, pragmatic language disorders, as well as articulation and phonology disorders.  Kate holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and State of New Jersey licensure in the field of Speech-Language Pathology.

 

If you’d like to find out if your child would benefit from OT or Speech services please give us call for a screening or to set up an evaluation at 908-543-4390. We’re confident that you’ll be just as impressed with our new therapists as we are!

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