Meyer Gretchen

Gretchen Meyer, PT, MSEd

Physical Therapist
Early Intervention Provider
Early Intervention Evaluator

EDUCATION

Master of Science, Illinois State University
Special Education, 1988

Bachelor of Science, University of Missouri
Physical Therapy, 1972

CERTIFICATIONS

Early Intervention Credential
Neurodevelopmental Therapy
APTA Credentialed Clinical Education Instructor

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Gretchen is an APTA credentialed clinical education instructor and adjunct clinical instructor for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Bradley University.   She completed the 8-week pediatric and 3-week baby treatment courses for children with Cerebral palsy sponsored by te Neurodevelopmental Treatment Association.  She holds credentials as both and evaluator and specialist through the Early Intervention system and has extensive training and experience in  providing assistive technology equipment, including seating and mobility systems and orthotics to persons with developmental disabilities.

She holds memberships in APTA, Pediatric Section - APTA, IPTA, and the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Gretchen provides pediatric therapy and rehabilitation services for children with a variety of developmental delays and disabilities including, but not limited to: intellectual disability, Down syndrome, autism, Cerebral palsy, hypotonia, torticollis, and Spina bifida.  She has specific training in orthotics and serial casting, assistive technology, seating and mobility, gait abnormality and adaptive equipment.

Pediatric Orthotics
Serial Casting
Animal-Assisted Therapy
Assistive Technology
Neurodevelopmental Therapy
Prematurity
Complex medical issues
Gait Analysis/2D Gait Analysis
Posture
Therapeutic Taping
Spasticity Management
Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

 

 

 

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