Pediatric Therapy Partners offers comprehensive sensory-based speech and occupational therapy services for children and their families living with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), ADHD, autistic spectrum disorders, sensory-based learning difficulties and other developmental and behavioral issues. Comprehensive assessments, individualized intervention, family support and consultation are available to enhance your child’s individual capabilities and foster independence.
Owner & Occupational Therapist, Sensory Integration Certified, Board Certified Neurofeedback
Kay Born, OTR/L began Pediatric Therapy Partners in 2005 to help children and their families living with Sensory Processing Disorder. She received her Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Professions from The Ohio State University in 1994. She has been certified in the evaluation and treatment of children with Sensory Processing Disorder since 1998 and is approved to administer the SIPT (Sensory Integration and Praxis Test). She also has advanced training in Therapeutic Listening and the iLs Listening System. Kay completed an Intensive Mentorship at the STAR Center in Colorado in May 2009. She introduced neurofeedback to her practice in 2010. She earned her Board Certification in Neurofeedback in 2018.
Nicole received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Walsh University. She then moved to Terre Haute Indiana to receive her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Indiana State University. Nicole enjoys the multi-sensory and play-based approach at PTP. She believes in the power of play to motivate and engage her clients.
In her spare time, Nicole enjoys being out on the water, baking, and traveling with family and friends.
Allison received her bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Findlay. After completing clinical rotations in the areas of trauma-informed care in a community setting, school-based therapy, and outpatient pediatric services, she decided to pursue sensory integration by becoming a member of the PTP team in 2020. She prefers creative strategies and play to engage and motivate her clients as well as adapting to their needs/wants to encourage effective development and regulation. In her spare time, Allison enjoys spending time with her family, including her two Frenchie’s, baking, and traveling.
Speech Language Pathologist
Mikayla received her Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Bowling Green State University. She then moved to northern Kentucky where she earned her Master of Arts in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Cincinnati. At the University of Cincinnati, she was able to gain unique clinical experience in a variety of pediatric settings including the Perlman Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, an elementary school, the Ultrasound “R” Clinic, and the University Outpatient Clinic. After graduation, Mikayla completed her clinical fellowship year at a multidisciplinary pediatric clinic in Toledo, OH before moving to Columbus and beginning her journey at Pediatric Therapy Partners. Mikayla has taken continuing education courses on Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and Natural Language Acquisition, which are some of her special interests areas. She enjoys incorporating the child’s specific interests into each therapy session, which she feels helps build a strong therapeutic relationship. In her free time, Mikayla enjoys reading books on her Kindle and exploring new parks in the area with her husband and dog.
Beth received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, majoring in Exercise Science and minoring in Psychology. She then moved to Nashville, Tennessee where she received her Doctorate in Occupational therapy at Belmont University. While there, she completed pediatric and mental health clinical rotations and completed her capstone with a non-profit organization assisting youth in foster care. Since graduating, she has worked in schools ranging from kindergarten to high school and in outpatient clinics. Beth joined the Pediatric Therapy Partners team in 2021. She strives to provide play-based, child-led, and identity-affirming interventions to help children live their most fulfilling lives.
In her free time, Beth enjoys hiking with her husband and dog, doing yoga, and gardening.