Master of Science, Illinois State University
Special Education, 1988
Bachelor of Science, University of Missouri
Physical Therapy, 1972
Early Intervention Credential
APTA Credentialed Clinical Education Instructor
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.
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.
Complex medical issues
Gait Analysis/2D Gait Analysis
Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation