MEET OUR:

Physical Therapists

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Tracy Jungwirth, PT, DPT

Tracy Jungwirth started her career as a Physical Therapist with Specialized Speech in 2014 and rejoined Specialized Speech in August 2018 after practicing in the Seattle area for 3 years. She graduated from Ohio State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition. In 2014 she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Ohio State University. While completing her degree in physical therapy, Tracy completed additional coursework to graduate with a specialization in pediatrics. She is licensed by the Ohio Board of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainers as well as the Ohio Department of Education. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association- pediatrics section and the Ohio Physical Therapy Association. 

 

Tracy has experience working with children birth to 18 years in a variety of settings including early intervention, schools, clinic, aquatics, and home health. She has a passion for pediatrics and enjoys helping children reach their goals and maximize their potential. She enjoys making therapy fun and engaging for children. Tracy has additional interest and passion for feeding and helping children and their families overcome mealtime challenges. She is trained in the SOS approach to feeding and is an SOS basic provider. 

 

Tracy lives in Worthington with her husband and two dogs. Outside of work, Tracy enjoys hiking with her dogs, horseback riding, and traveling. 

You may contact Tracy at Tracy@specializedspeech.com

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Department Head

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Michelle Albright, PT, DPT

 

Michelle Albrecht, PT, DPT joined Specialized Speech Technologies in 2022. She has been a Physical Therapist for 22 years and previously practiced in New York and Maryland.   She graduated with her Bachelors in Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University in Connecticut in 2000 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Chatham University in Pittsburg, PA in 2007. 

Michelle has primarily worked in pediatrics for most of her career in a variety of settings, including schools, early intervention, and outpatient pediatric clinic.  She also has some experience in a hospital outpatient setting working with both adults and children. Michelle really enjoys working children and helping them achieve their highest level of independence and function. She values the need for a team approach working with families and teachers to help all children reach their fullest potential.  

Michelle has experience working with children with cerebral palsy, autism, hypotonia, hypertonia, developmental coordination disorder, torticollis, and muscular dystrophies.  Michelle is mom to a special needs child herself and understand the challenges of parenting a child with special needs.  When not working, Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, running, biking, and reading.

 

You may contact Michelle at michellea@specializedspeech.com

 

 

 

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Kristin Bednarz, MPT, CIMT

Kristin Bednarz joined Specialized Speech in September 2020.  She earned her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Findlay in 2009.  She is also a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator.  She began her career as an orthopedic therapist and worked in this discipline for over 10 years.  She became incredibly passionate about transitioning into the pediatric field after having three little ones of her own.

 

Kristin’s life’s purpose is to empower parents to build a deep, lifelong connection with their children while providing every opportunity for children to optimize their development through PLAY!  She lives out this mission through working with kiddos in physical therapy as well as supporting a community of parents virtually through various workshops, masterclasses, and providing support on their parenting journeys!

You may contact Kristin at kristin@specializedspeech.com

 

 

 

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Kathy Bollum, PT, DPT

 

Bio Coming Soon!

You may contact Kathy at kathy@specializedspeech.com

 

 

 

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Camille Bowshier, PT, DPT

 

Camille Bowshier joined Specialized Speech in August 2016 as an opportunity to advance her skills in pediatric physical therapy. She graduated from Wright State University in Dayton, OH in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Biology. In 2010, she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Dayton where she was a graduate assistant in the program specializing in gross Anatomy and problem based learning. She is licensed by the Ohio Board of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainers as well as the Ohio Department of Education. 

Camille has spent her career finessing her skills in the outpatient and home health setting specializing in orthopedics including post op, overuse and sports injuries. She enjoys engaging children in therapy through play activities and loves watching increased function and independence in all ages. Camille values the team treatment approach in the school setting working with children, families and teaching staff to increase access in the educational setting.

You may contact Camille at camille@specializedspeech.com

 

 

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School-Based Lead

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Janelle Brubaker PT, DPT

 

Janelle Brubaker joined Specialized Speech in December 2021. She graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Spanish. Janelle recently earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Western Michigan University in 2021 where she was a graduate assistant for the DPT program. She is licensed by the Ohio Board of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainers. Janelle has a passion for working with pediatric patients and is always looking to expand her knowledge, skills, and expertise.  She has experience in a variety of settings including both school-based PT and Early Intervention settings with children of all ages.

Although most of her schooling took place out-of-state, Janelle is thrilled to be back in Ohio and closer to her family who she ends up spending most of her free time with. She also enjoys being outdoors, music, and animals!

You may contact Janelle at janelle@specializedspeech.com

 

 

 

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Corbin Coffman, PT, DPT

 

 

 

Bio Coming Soon!

You may contact Corbin at corbin@specializedspeech.com

 

 

 

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Rebecca Cmar, PT, DPT

 

Rebecca joined SST in September of 2018. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2014 and then moved to Athens to attend Ohio University where she graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2017. She is licensed by the Ohio Board of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers, as well as the Ohio Department of Education.

 

Rebecca has several years of experience working with children in different settings – from the clinic to public screenings and child-specific events. She now works primarily in the schools. Rebecca’s goal in pediatrics is to make physical therapy more accessible to families, whether that’s later hours or through the school setting.

You may contact Rebecca at rebecca@specializedspeech.com

 

 

 

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Nicole Waite, MPT
 

Nicole joined Specialized Speech Technologies, Inc in July 2013. She earned her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Findlay. She has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as a member of the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy. 

 

Nicole has experience working in a variety of settings including skilled nursing facilities, home health, outpatient clinics, schools, aquatics, and early intervention programs. She greatly enjoys working with children of all ages and their families to help each child reach their maximum potential. 

 

You can contact Nicole at nicole@specializedspeech.com

 

 

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