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Foreign Languages: Spanish, Tagalog

Hours

Monday:7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday:7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday:7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday:7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed

Featured Services

Aquatic Therapy
Sports Medicine
Pediatric Physical Therapy
Lower Extremity Orthotics
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Pediatric Speech Therapy
Applied Behavior Analysis
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About
Welcome to RUSH Kids Pediatric Therapy. We look forward to helping your child with their physical, occupational, speech and applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy needs. Our highly-trained clinical team will design a specialized plan of care that is just right for your child. Through experience, advanced clinical training and clear communication with our patients and their parents, our therapy team will assist your child in achieving their highest potential by reaching their developmental milestones for school, activity and life.We are proud to serve you and are committed to providing an exceptional experience that promotes healing and enhances your child's participation in desired family, community and school activities. Please contact us to request an appointment today.
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Our Team
Headshot of Lindsey Siegel, P.T., DPT

Lindsey Siegel, P.T., DPT

Lindsey works in the outpatient setting specializing in treating pediatric sports medicine and return to sport, toe-walking, gross motor delay, torticollis, autism and cerebral palsy. Lindsey earned a bachelor's degree in neuroscience at Washington University of St. Louis and doctorate in physical therapy at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. She is pursuing early intervention credentialing and certification in manual therapy. Lindsey enjoys swimming, biking and running along the lakefront.
Headshot of Myla Teemer, P.T., Multi-Site Manager

Myla Teemer, P.T., Multi-Site Manager

Myla specializes in treating patients neuromuscular conditions, pediatric incontinence, torticollis, developmental gross motor deficits and gait deviations. Myla earned a bachelor's degree at De La Salle University in the Philippines. She completed an eight-week NDT training and attended numerous continuing education in pediatric treatments throughout the years. She enjoys taking road trips with family and participating in various community events.
Headshot of Katherine Marr, M.A., CCC-SLP

Katherine Marr, M.A., CCC-SLP

Katherine has special interests in childhood apraxia of speech, phonological disorders, autism, augmentative and alternative communication and stuttering. Katherine earned a bachelor's degree in speech and hearing science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and master's degree in speech-language pathology from Northern Illinois University. She maintains the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology. Katherine is a trained vocalist with a passion for incorporating singing, guitar and musical expression into her therapy.
Headshot of Austynne Newberg, MOT, OTR/L

Austynne Newberg, MOT, OTR/L

Austynne has experience in outpatient and inpatient pediatric settings. Her special interests include pediatric hemiplegia, early childhood development, hippotherapy and pediatric spinal cord injury. Austynne earned a bachelor's degree in psychology at Carthage College and master's degree in occupational therapy at Midwestern University. She enjoys helping children get back to their desired and expected occupations through play-based, child-lead treatment approaches. She has training in DIR Floortime, Handwriting Without Tears, sensory integration and mindfulness intervention techniques. Austynne enjoys riding her horse and traveling the globe.
Headshot of Madeleine Kozak, MOT, OTR/L

Madeleine Kozak, MOT, OTR/L

Madeleine has experience in outpatient pediatric and upper extremity rehabilitation/hand therapy settings. Her special interests include pediatric development, sensory processing, upper extremity rehabilitation, community accessibility/universal design and hippotherapy. Madeleine earned a bachelor's degree in occupational science and master's degree in occupational therapy at Saint Louis University. She uses a holistic, child-led approach throughout her sessions to foster an engaging therapeutic environment. She has training in DIR Floortime, Handwriting Without Tears and manual therapy intervention techniques. Madeleine enjoys baking, crafting and spending time with friends and family.
Headshot of Danica Baguisa, MOT, OTR/L

Danica Baguisa, MOT, OTR/L

Danica has experience in the pediatric outpatient setting helping children develop their self-help, emotional and self-regulation, fine motor coordination and sensory modulation skills. Danica earned a bachelor's degree in kinesiology at University of Illinois at Chicago and master's degree in occupational therapy at Governors State University. She is interested in pursuing continuing education in DIR Floortime and autism specialist certifications. Danica enjoys sewing and walking on local trails.
Headshot of Carley Dolence, M.S., BCBA

Carley Dolence, M.S., BCBA

Carley has worked in the school, in home and clinical settings. Her special interests include daily living skills, behavior reduction, functional communication and multidisciplinary collaboration. Carley earned a bachelor's degree in special education at Saint Louis University and master's degree in applied behavior analysis at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She enjoys playing volleyball, traveling, swimming and spending time with family.
Headshot of Jennifer Ackerman, M.A., CCC-SLP

Jennifer Ackerman, M.A., CCC-SLP

Jennifer has been a member of RUSH Kids Pediatric Therapy since 2015. She has a special interest in oral motor/feeding issues, apraxia, articulation/speech production issues, expressive/receptive language disorders, reading and writing disorders and autism spectrum disorder. Jennifer earned a bachelor's degree in speech and hearing from Indiana University and master's degree in speech-language pathology from Western Michigan University. She has attended continuing education courses including PROMPT, apraxia training, oral-motor/feeding courses, reading/foundations, phonological interventions, DIR Floor time and auditory processing disorders. She makes therapy fun for patients and believes in working closely with families. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.
All Services

Physical Therapy

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Incontinence Therapy

Sports Medicine

  • Sports Medicine

Pediatric Therapy

  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy
  • Pediatric Speech Therapy
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Congenital/Neuro/Autism Services
  • Feeding Dysfunction Program
  • Sensory Integration
  • Dysfunctional Voiding

Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Lower Extremity Orthotics
  • Foot Orthotics

Care Delivery

  • Telerehab
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