Director of Programming, Aquatic Therapy University
Bio: Graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Masters degree in physical therapy. Andrea is the Founder and Owner of the Aquatic Resources Network, the largest multidisciplinary clearinghouse of information on aquatic therapy. She is Vice President of 10K Health, LLC, a temporary staffing agency. She currently serves as Director of Programming for Aquatic Therapy University and has assisted hundreds of facilities during the start-up and training phases of their aquatic practice.
North Star Aquatic Therapy
Bio: Kathleen (Kiki) Dickinson, MPT, PAqI has been a pediatric Physical Therapist since 1995. Kiki works for St. Croix Therapy in Hudson, WI and has over 20 years of experience developing and implementing Aquatic Therapy programs for a diverse pediatric population which includes working with children of all ages with a special focus on the birth to three population and medically complex children. Kiki serves as the Birth to Three Team Lead for her clinic and coordinates services with several counties in Wisconsin. Kiki is certified in Cranial Sacral, Halliwick, Ai Chi and Bad Ragaz. Kiki is a Pediatric Aquaticist and has helped develop several courses for ATU and speaks nationally and internationally. Kiki is an adjunct professor for St. Catherine's University and teaches pediatric coursework for their Physical Therapy Assistant Program.
Hope's Compass Physical Therapy, PLLC
Bio: Tracy graduated from Russell Sage College in Troy, New York where she received her BS in physical therapy, as well as all of the necessary course work to prepare for certification as an athletic trainer. She was licensed in New York as a physical therapist in 1994, and was certified as an NATABOC athletic trainer in 1996. Her initial 15 years of practice focused on working with individuals with sports injuries and orthopedic diagnoses, and she took on managerial responsibilities in outpatient clinics.
Tracy is employed full time at Sunshine Children’s Home and Rehabilitation Center in Ossining, New York where she works with highly involved inpatient and outpatient children ranging in age from newborn to 21 years.