On Target Pediatric Therapy, LLC was established to provide a comprehensive and affordable avenue of care for our children. At On Target, we provide professional Occupational, Physical and Speech therapy services while always maintaining an "at home" feel for all of our clientele. We welcome our customers to the On Target family where all of our services are tailor-made to suit each individual's needs.
We offer treatment sessions on Monday through Friday from 9am until 6pm in our offices. We are pleased to announce we can also provide our services at many schools. We offer evaluations, treatment sessions, group and information sessions on both a private pay and insurance based model.
Jennifer comes to On Target Pediatric Therapy with a Masters in Science from Columbia University and half a decade of professional experience. Jennifer is a self proclaimed 'therapy kid' who strives to enable children to feel the empowerment and loving care she felt from a great Occupational Therapist. She seeks to wholeheartedly assess each child by their strengths and use these unique traits to maximize their potential. Jennifer has worked in pediatric rehabilitation facilities, special need preschools, elementary and middle schools, evaluation centers and private clinics. She has received continuing education classes in Sensory Integration, Neurodevelopmental Treatment, Handwriting Without Tears, TEACCH, and DIR/Floortime approaches.
With 10 years of experience and a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy from Downstate University in New York, Rachel is passionate about bringing her expertise to a practice where children and their families can feel success in a tangible and genuine way. Avid about parental involvement, Rachel has spent years implementing approaches that enhance parent involvement in the therapy process. Rachel has treated a broad age range of pediatric clients, ranging from a few weeks old through middle school age, and clients with myriad diagnoses, enabling her to have a comprehensive understanding of pediatric occupational therapy. She continues to enhance her skillset, and has completed courses in Handwriting without Tears, Early baby treatment, Neurodevelopmental treatment, Interventions for Cerebral Palsy, Torticollis, Functional Vision, and Feeding assessment and treatment, as well as many other areas.
Michelle earned her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 1999. She worked in public schools in Maryland and Massachussetts for 12 years providing therapy services to children with a wide variety of special needs. During that time she additionally took on the responsibility of being the Special Education Team Leader at one of the schools in Massachusetts where she helped write comprehensive IEP’s for the students in that school district. After leaving Massachusetts, Michelle spent a few years being a full-time mom and is now excited to return to her first passion, helping children learn to use their motor skills to the best of their abilities. Michelle has taken many continuing education courses over the years, most recently she has learned some new techniques for treating Idiopathic Toe-Walking and took a course in Hippotherapy (a form of therapy that utilizes the horse and it’s movement as a treatment tool to achieve the individual patient's goals). In addition to working here, Michelle provides Hippotherapy at Chastain Horse Park.
Keri is a native of New York and earned her graduate degree in Physical Therapy from Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY in 1997. She entered the field of pediatrics immediately after graduation and has spent the last 19 years servicing children with special needs in schools, camps, their homes and in outpatient settings. Keri moved to Atlanta with her family in 2011 and received her doctorate in physical therapy in August 2016. Keri especially enjoys interacting with the children and families she works with and strives to enhance their lives by empowering them to gain independence and advocate for their needs in school and in the community.
Amanda is a proud Georgia native who received her bachelor degrees in biology and psychology from the University of Georgia in 2014. She graduated with honors with a doctorate in physical therapy from Emory University in 2017 in order to pursue her dream of becoming a pediatric physical therapist. While at Emory she completed multiple clinical rotations and advanced coursework to further her knowledge in working with children with neurologic and orthopedic conditions. She also spent 3 years organizing and volunteering at community events designed to promote fun fitness activities for children with special needs and their families. She has a particular passion for helping children gain maximal independence in their physical skills and improving their participation in community activities.
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