What is pediatric physical therapy? Physical therapists are healthcare professionals who use their education in movement and clinical reasoning to provide examination, evaluation, diagnosis, and intervention services to individuals of all ages. A physical therapist is educated to help patients improve or restore mobility, manage their condition, decrease pain, and prevent disability. More specifically, pediatric physical therapists work with children and their families to promote functional independence and participation in home, school, and community environments. …
Tanya Scott, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Tanya moved from Boston to San Diego. She earned her Master's degree from Emerson College in Boston, in Communication Disorders in 2004 and a second master's degree in Assistive Technology from Simmons College in Boston, in 2012. Tanya has provided speech and language services for children who have complex communication needs, using low and/or high tech augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) with varying diagnoses. Tanya has been mentored by experts in Rett Syndrome and complex communication needs. She is PODD trained and attends the yearly assistive technology conferences. She has experience using a variety of AAC devices and working with alternative access, including eye gaze and switch use. In her free time, Tanya enjoys exploring San Diego, going to the beach and spending time with her dog.