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We are located in the heart of Rancho Bernardo. Easy access off of Interstate 15 and Bernardo Center Dr. Give us a call at 858-673-5437. Our hours of operation are Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Friday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.


We're Hiring

We have openings for Physical and Occupational Therapists and Speech-Language Pathologists. More info...


Coordinators

  • Janet Buttermore, PT
  • Nicole Naucler, M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Janet Buttermore, PT

    Janet is the Physical Therapy Coordinator at K.I.D.S. Therapy Associates, Inc., and has a wealth of experience working with children, adolescents, and their families. Janet received her Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and did her graduate studies at Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, receiving her Certificate in Physical Therapy. She is also certified in Kinesiological Electromyography, Gross Motor Function Measures (GMFM), and Interactive Metronome. Janet has lectured extensively, locally, nationally, and internationally, on cerebral palsy, gait analysis in children, foot pressure analysis, torticollis, and electromyography. She has coordinated and worked with research projects covering topics such as torticollis, use of BOTOX© in treatment of cerebral palsy, shoulder biomechanics in baseball pitching, and overuse injuries. Her clinical experience includes both orthopedic treatment of teen athletes and pediatric treatment of childhood disorders.

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    Nicole Naucler, M.A., CCC-SLP

    Nicole is the Speech-Language Pathology coordinator at K.I.D.S. Therapy Associates, Inc. Nicole has been working with children and families as a pediatric speech and language pathologist since 1996. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Washington and her Master's degree from San Diego State University. She has provided treatment in a variety of settings including the public school system, Children's Hospital San Diego, and in private practice. Her clinical specialties are oral/motor and feeding disorders, verbal apraxia, and autism. Nicole specializes in family-focused treatment approaches that empower families to help their children achieve their communication goals. She is certified in Hanen, an early intervention program for parents of young children with language delays. Nicole teaches feeding and communication development classes to parents. She served as a member of Children's Hospital feeding team and has extensive training in feeding and oral-motor programs. Nicole has attended numerous courses on verbal apraxia and is also trained in the Kaufman Approach for Childhood Apraxia. Nicole has extensive experience treating children with autism, as well as specialized training in autism like DIR® Floortime, SCERTS, and Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking. It is Nicole's mission for your child to have fun while they learn and develop new skills.

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    K.I.D.S. Therapy owners and coordinators all have extensive experience in mentoring staff.






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