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Capable Kids Pediatric Therapy

Care Team

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Our staff is comprised of physical and occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists who have extensive training in pediatric skill habilitation and rehabilitation. Each staff member is certified in adult and infant CPR. We look forward to partnering with your family.

Physical Therapists

  • Vicki Miles, PT
    Physical therapist and rehab supervisor
  • Katie Schneider, PT, DPT
    Lead physical therapist
  • Carrie Pena, PT, DPT
    Physical therapist
  • Danielle Shetka, PT, DPT
    Physical therapist

Physical therapists have additional training in the following areas and approaches:

  • Manual therapy (craniosacral therapy and myofascial release)
  • Kinesio® taping
  • Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF)
  • Musgatova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration (MNRI)
  • Muscle energy techniques
  • Total motion release
  • DIR/floor time
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES)


Occupational Therapists

  • Kristina MangenKristina Mangen, OTR/L
    Lead Occupational therapist
  • Megan Taylor Margaret "Megan" Taylor, OTR/L
    Occupational therapist
  • Steve Root, OTR/L
    Occupational therapist

  • Jennifer Fowler, OTR/L
    Occupational therapist
  • DolbyKristin Dolby, OTR/L
    Occupational therapist
  • HuddockJulie Huddock, COTA/L
    Certified occupational therapy assistant
  • Lianne Dahl, OTR/L
    Occupational therapist
  • Anna Hepokoski, OTR/L
    Occupational therapist

Occupational therapists have additional training in the following areas and approaches:

  • Infant feeding (breast and bottle)
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) approach to feeding
  • Manual therapy (craniosacral therapy and myofascial release)
  • Therapeutic listening
  • Musgatova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration (MNRI)
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)
  • DIR/floor time
  • Total Motion Release (TMR)
  • Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES)
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Interactive metronome
  • Kinesio® taping
  • Zones of regulation


Speech-Language Pathologists

  • CrawfordKimKimberly Crawford, MS, CCC-SLP
    Lead speech-language pathologist
  • Wendy Mathiowetz, MS, CCC-SLP
    Speech-language pathologist
  • Michelle LaurentMichelle Laurent, MS, CCC-SLP
    Speech-language pathologist
  • Dani Buker, MS, CCC-SLP
    Speech-language pathologist
  • Melissa Fitzgerald, MS, CCC-SLP
    Speech-language pathologist

Speech-language pathologists have additional training in the following areas and approaches:

  • Infant feeding (breast and bottle)
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) approach to feeding
  • Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
  • Videofluoroscopic swallow studies (VFSS)
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Social thinking/zones of Regulation
  • DIR/floor time
  • Hanen (It Takes Two to Talk, More than Words)
  • Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT)
  • Interactive metronome
  • Augmentative communication (high and low tech)
  • Total communication
  • Oral Placement Therapy
  • Pragmatic Organization on Dynamic Display (PODD)


Support/Office Staff

  • Karina Gonzalez
    Office staff - Savage, fluent in Spanish
  • Kay PexaKay Pexa
    Office staff
  • Kelly Bear
    Office staff- Chaska
  • Alexandra GarciaAlexandra Garcia
    Clinical support/office staff
  • Pam Karg
    Clinical support/office staff
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