As a Special Instructor, Gwen joins the Kids at Play team bringing a multitude of skills including: infant massage, Autism training as well as reflexology. With her master’s in Social Work, Gwen has a wonderful ability to help all those she meets feel welcome and included.
JULIA SINGER KATZ
Julia is our Clinical and Marketing Director and has been with Kids at Play since the beginning. With her background in Clinical Social Work, Julia works hard to develop classes and programs that meets the needs of not only our children but their families as well.
Shevy is a Lead Occupational Therapist with experience in a variety of pediatric settings. Her range of expertise involves social skills training, sensory regulation tools, feeding strategies and fine motor strengthening. At Kids at Play, Shevy’s creative and innovative classes will target each child’s potential for success.
Manon, our Lead Speech Therapist, has been practicing as a pediatric speech-language pathologist for ten years. She has extensive clinical expertise from a variety of practice settings. Manon specializes in early language development, receptive and expressive language disorders, and swallowing disorders. Manon has a passion for working with children and is inspired by their individuality as seen in her therapeutic approach at Kids at Play.
Marcia is a pediatric Physical Therapist and has lots of experience working with children and families. She worked in Early Intervention; in center-based programs; as a full-time faculty member at Thomas Jefferson University; is a teacher for Early Intervention therapists in Philadelphia through TLC; and is a certified Pennsylvania Quality Assurance System Instructor (PQAS). She enjoys teaching families about the importance of physical activity and instilling a love of movement in children to carry with them as they embark on the road to a healthy life.