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
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.
Christina received a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from The Ohio State University. She moved to Chicago to attend the Masters of Occupational Therapy program at Rush University. Christina is passionate about learning and improving families relationships, engagement and quality of life. She has received mentorship and continuing education in sensory processing disorders, relationships and engagement and the PLAY project. She completed her STAR Mentorship Level I in 2018. She provides assessment, direct therapy treatment and parent education to children of varying ages and diagnoses. She loves being an OT and working at PTP!
Lisa joined PTP in 2015 with her experience and understanding as a parent of a child with special needs. She understands that therapy is an essentail part of helping children grow and learn. She has seen firsthand the difference early invention can make on a child’s life. She is passionate about helping families and supporting them through challenging times. Lisa has a parent perspective of the ETR and IEP process, accessing the Autism scholarship, and utilizing local and state funding. Lisa lives in Lewis Center with her husband and two children. She enjoys attending her children’s sporting events and spending time with friends.
Erin received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Wittenberg University. She moved to Philadelphia to attend the Masters of Occupational Therapy program at the University of the Sciences. Erin is experienced with evaluating and treating a variety of ages and abilities. She passionate about learning new topics in occupational therapy, sensory processing, and child development. In her free time, Erin loves drinking coffee, traveling, and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Speech Language Pathologist
Andrea received her Bachelor’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Miami University. She then received her Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Baldwin Wallace University. She is experienced in working with children of all ages and loves to learn all about child development and best ways to serve others. She believes communication is a key aspect of life and that everyone, regardless of age should be able to communicate with those around them. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing with her 3-year-old yorkie, Rocket!
Nikki is a graduate of the Master of Occupational Therapy program through Eastern Michigan University. Nikki’s passion for occupational therapy stemmed from her family fostering two young boys who required both speech and occupational therapy services. After that experience, she left Montana to attend EMU and complete both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Nikki moved to Columbus from Michigan with her husband who has accepted a position at Ohio State University Diving Club as an assistant dive coach. Nikki and her husband, Matt, are excited to explore Columbus with their two rescue pups and check out biking trails, restaurants, and potentially join an indoor soccer league!
Sue has been a Speech Pathologist for 28 years working with children in center based and home therapy services. She received her Bachelors of Science degree from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Arts degree from The Ohio State University. She comes to PTP after working 15 years in private practice and providing services to early intervention, preschool and school age children in their home. She has significant experience working in the areas of language development, speech sound disorders, apraxia of speech, AAC and autism. Sue enjoys working with young children and truly loves being part of their learning experiences. In her free time Sue enjoys craft activities, being outdoors and watching sports with her family. Sue is also a proud mother of three children who will all be attending college this coming fall.