Jennifer is a certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA/L). She works for JCPS as a COTA/L full time, since August 2018 and The Kid SpOt Center a few evenings a week. Jennifer graduated from Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville in May 2016. Jennifer loves working with kids and helping them be the best version of themselves. When she is not working, she loves to be outdoors and spending time with her family, especially her nieces and nephew.
Bonnie brings more than 9 years of medical office administration and scheduling experience to her role and is passionate about serving the families she interacts with each day. She is originally from Alabama. Bonnie has lived in Kentucky for serval years and has made Kentucky home. Bonnie graduated from Elizabethtown Community College with an Associates Degree in Applied Science. In her spare time, Bonnie enjoys crafts, spending time with her soon to be husband, Matt, her pets, family and friends. Bonnie is always doing something outdoors from fishing, hiking, football games, and taking rides on their motorcycle. She is a huge Alabama fan, Roll Tide!
Shannon Smith is an OT who completed her Master's degree in OT from Western Michigan University in 2011. She's worked in any and all setting from skilled nursing, school districts, and mental health facilities. Her mom was a Special Ed teacher and her dad was an SLP. She always wanted to work with kids follow in their footsteps. Shannon is married to her best friend, Ryan, and has one son named, Tristan, and beloved dog Biggie. She's a community activist, tap dancer, and loves to cook for her family and others.
Megan is a Speech Language Pathologist who earned her first bachelor of science in 2009 and her masters of science in communication disorders in 2010 from Western Kentucky University. She has spent the last eleven years in private practice, skilled rehabilitation and consulting. Her specialty in clinic is swallowing disorders and she is also passionate about assessments and treatment of early language develop and disorders, cognition, articulation, and head injury. Megan is a certified yoga instructor, a member of American Speech Hearing.
Sarah Hutton is a physical therapist who received her bachelor's degree in Health Science from Bellarmine University in May 2015. She then went on to complete her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Bellarmine University in May 2017. During her time at Bellarmine University, Sarah completed aquatic therapy research studies including a case report and case study on the use of aquatic therapy to improve lung function and quality of life in children with Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy. Sarah and the rest of her research team were proud to represent Bellarmine University in presenting this research at the Combined Section Meeting 2017 in San Antonio, Texas as an aquatic therapy platform presentation. This research was then published in the National Aquatic Therapy Journal. Sarah has two younger brothers who helped foster her love of pediatric therapy as they have an Autism and Down syndrome diagnosis. Her love for pediatric therapy continued to grow after she received physical therapy before and after having her own spinal fusion surgery for scoliosis in 2007. In her free time, Sarah loves spending time with her miniature Goldendoodle (Nala), working out, reading, playing video games, and spending time with her friends & family. Sarah is also extremely passionate about traveling the world. So far her travels have taken her all around the United States, Bahamas, Austria, Germany, Italy, Mexico, South Korea, and Japan. She hopes to continue her adventures and learn more about other places and their cultures
Kelsey is a certified Occupational Therapy Assistant that has studied and received training for both occupational therapy and elementary education. Kelsey enjoyed working with children of various ages at her mother and grandmother's childcare center and she knew she wanted to receive a degree that allowed her to pursue her passion and work with the pediatric population. Kelsey's clinical experience started at The Kid SpOt Center at the Campbellsville location. She gained a year of experience at a skilled nursing facility setting. She was happy to return to pediatrics. Kelsey enjoys spending time with her husband, Ben, family and friends. Kelsey is an animal lover and has both a cat and a dog. Kelsey enjoys cooking, being outdoors, and traveling.
Teresa completed her master's degree in OT at Eastern Michigan University in 2011. She has worked in pediatric outpatient setting for her entire career. She knew right away her passion was working with children. She is from Fort Wayne, Indiana and moved to southern Indiana after marrying the love of her life, Anthony, and they are blessed with a son, James. Teresa loves to travel (she's been to 14 countries), to run, and just hanging out with family.
Hannah is an OT who completed her Master's degree in OT at Indiana University in 2019. Hannah has spent the past 2 years providing outpatient pediatric and early intervention OT services in Indianapolis and is now excited to serve the Louisville community. Hannah has a passion for working closely with kiddos and their families. In her free time, Hannah enjoys volunteering in the community, hiking, and playing with her pup, Finn.
Natali is originally from central New York, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Syracuse University in 2001. Upon graduation, she moved to Germany where she worked on a military base, traveled the world, and met her husband, Drew. In 2014, Natalie earned her Master's of Arts in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from Western Michigan University. She is a member of ASHA and has her clinical competencies. She spent the last several years working in Michigan Public schools and later in Ohio private and charter school settings. Natalie is passionate about working with kids and their families and is looking forward to working at The Kid SpOt Center. Natalie and her husband enjoy traveling and learning about different cultures. They have been to 60 countries so far. They like hiking, spending time with family and friends and hanging out with their two fluffy cats.