Kid PT LLC is a pediatric therapy therapy practice dedicated to helping children and their families achieve success at home, school and in their community. We provide physical therapy and occupational therapy in a variety of settings, including our clinic at 34 W. Main Street in Somerville, NJ, as well as other settings, such as the home, daycare, school or park.
Kid PT, LLC is owned and operated by Joni Redlich. Joni is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, NDT certified and a Board-Certified Pediatric Certified Specialist. She has experience working with children and “children at heart” with a variety of developmental and neuromuscular diagnoses. In addition to providing therapeutic care, she also works with CureDuchenne Cares to teach other therapists best practices for children and young adults affected by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Joni employs the SMILE approach (Sensory Motor Integration for Life and Education) to help children and their families meet and exceed their goals integrating the Total Motion Release, Vestibular Rehabilitation and Dynamic Core for Kids approaches to help children reach their full potential.
Wendy Canary, PT, has focused on pediatrics for over 25 years and loves working with children and their families. She has experience working with children with a variety of diagnoses, including autism spectrum disorder, dyspraxia, cerebral palsy, visual impairmtns, developmental delays and sensory integration disorder. Regardless of setting or diagnosis, Wendy loves to work with each individual to maximize their abilities and assist them in achieving their life goals. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors gardening, sailing or relaxing on the beach with her husband and children.
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.