Wendy is a pediatric physical therapist predominantly providing skilled and comprehensive school-based physical therapy services to public school district in Medina and Summit counties. Serving as a physical therapist for over 30 years, she has worked with individuals with varying levels of developmental disabilities starting ranging from birth to adulthood in different professional settings. She holds special certification and credentialing in not only pediatric physical therapy, but also in assistive technology and adaptive equipment, neurodevelopmental treatment, the Interactive Metronome program, and a mobility curriculum program; all to which benefit individuals with differing abilities. Wendy founded ABC Therapy, Ltd. to further expand quality therapy service delivery to school districts.
Courtney decided to become a Physical Therapist when she worked with two children with autism during a summer job after high school. She obtained a undergraduate degree at Walsh University for B.S. Science Biology with a Minor in Spanish before graduating from Gannon University with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Courtney has completed clinical rotations in outpatient, acute rehabilitation, acute inpatient, school based, and worked with the pediatric population, adults and in geriatrics. Courtney loves what she does and says that “the best feeling is knowing you are able to make a difference in each child and their family’s life!”
Linda graduated in 2007 as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Previously, she had been an aerobics instructor as she’s always been interested in health and wellness. She began working at ABC Therapy about 3 years ago, and rejoins us after working in the healthcare industry for a period of time. She strives to provide empowerment through patient and family education, community outreach, and wellness advocacy.
Kerri has been a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant for 17 years, 13 of which dealt with working in an outpatient setting with a variety of ages and abilities. In recent years, she has been working with children in the school setting and enjoys making a difference in the lives of the students.
Mary has been a Physical Therapist Assistant for the past five years working at the schools with the kids. She has experience serving children with a variety abilities in a preschool setting as a classroom assistant prior to obtaining her licensing as a PTA.
Denise has 17 years of experience serving as a Physical Therapist Assistant. For the past 4 years, she has worked in a variety of clinical settings addressing long term care needs. Denise enjoys her work in the school setting because of the positive changes physical therapy services has on the children.
Jill has 6 years of experience as an athletic trainer before becoming a Physical Therapist Assistant for ABC over 6 years ago. She has been serving individuals with musculoskeletal injuries alongside those who have special needs.
Elizabeth graduated in 2013 from Gannon University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy after earning a Bachelor’s in Sport and Exercise Science. She joined ABC Therapy that same year because of the enjoyment she gets working with children. Liz enjoys being able to help children to participate with their peers and gain independence both at school and within their community.
Kate has been practicing Physical Therapy for 16 years, treating a wide population from infants to the elderly; both in outpatient and home care settings prior to focusing on school based services. She enjoys working within the schools with a team approach to maximize a child’s learning potential and educational experience.