Who We Are

Meet Our Practitioners

Jan Marsden Johnson and Associates

Our speech and language therapists are highly skilled, caring and creative. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of each child, not only as an individual, but also as part of a family, and a larger community. We listen. We collaborate. We believe each child is special. We have high expectations of ourselves and for every child we work with. We work to establish trust and a real partnership with our families.

For more information, please visit: www.JanMarsdenJohnsonTherapy.com

Brad Jones – Progressive Pediatrics Therapy

Brad Jones and his team of pediatric occupational therapists have a long history of helping children and their families in Chicago’s North Shore and the northern suburbs. With decades of combined experience, they have continuously facilitated meaningful, functional growth in children and adolescents experiencing challenges across all stages of their development. Their exceptional services and a wholistic approach is individualized to ensure your child will reach their maximum potential. This includes integrative therapy, where the family and caregivers are an essential part of the care team whenever appropriate.  Progressive Pediatrics Therapy’s various specializations, including SI (Sensory Integration), NDT (Neuro-Developmental Treatment), D.I.R. Model (“Floortime”) and Therapeutic Listening©, complement their core services of assessment, intervention, consultation, and I.E.P. advocacy. The result is lasting outcomes and a promising future. 

For more information, please visit: https://progressive-pediatrics.com/

Taylor Johnson Therapy

Taylor Johnson is a pediatric occupational therapist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of neurotypical and neurodivergent clients experiencing sensory processing difficulties, ADHD, ASD, motor planning deficits and feeding difficulties. Her favorite part of working with the pediatric population is collaborating with the families to determine meaningful goals. Taylor looks forward to connecting with you and helping you navigate your child’s occupational therapy journey.

For more information, please visit: www.taylorjohnsontherapy.com

Beth Anne Solem Pediatric Physical Therapy

Beth Anne is an experienced physical therapist who has been treating children in the northern suburbs for the last 20 years. She has worked in pediatric clinical settings, private practice and as an Early Intervention specialist and evaluator. Beth Anne has training in Neurodevelopmental Treatment, Kinesiotaping and is experienced in orthotic evaluation. Her practice includes working with children with cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, Familial Dysautonomia, Charcot Marie Tooth, torticollis, toe walking, hypotonia, motor incoordination and developmental delay. 

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/Beth-Anne-Solem-Pediatric-Physical-Therapy-110761424740788

Ellyn Kearney – Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Ellyn has worked in the field of pediatric occupational therapy in a variety of settings for  25+ years. Her experience spans neonatal and infant care, pediatric brain and spinal cord injuries, and school system intervention. Her areas of expertise include identifying and treating children with sensory processing dysfunction and regulation disorders. She has had numerous hours of training in treatment interventions including; Specialization in feeding and eating disorders related to sensory problems, Therapeutic Listening, NDT, MNRI (Musgatova Reflex Integration) motor coordination, fine motor deficits (handwriting) and Executive Function. She has treated children with various conditions, including ADHD, autism and NDT.  She is passionate about treating the whole body to support learning and assist children to reach their greatest potential. 

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/EllynKOT