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Kids-N-Motion takes tremendous pride in our amazing team. Each therapist brings years of experience, warmth, professionalism and expertise in pediatrics to each child’s session. All of our therapists have 5-30 years of experience helping children grow and develop to their fullest potential. All of our therapists have pursued extensive continuing education to further their knowledge and expertise.
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Dvora is the owner and director of therapy at Kids-N-Motion. She received a dual Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and Public Health Administration from Columbia University in 1997. Dvora began her career in the New York City Public School System working with children who were diagnosed with Autism and various Learning Disabilities. While in NY, Dvora also worked at UPC - a Special Education Preschool which serves children with various developmental and medical issues such as Cerebral Palsy, Hydrocephalus, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Seizure Disorders. Upon moving  to Atlanta, Dvora fell in love with providing Occupational Therapy in a private practice setting. The intimate setting allows the therapist to treat and assist the entire family system which, in turn, encourages optimal carryover of care into the home.

Dvora began Kids-N-Motion in 2005 and has loved the opportunity to work with a fabulous team of therapists and families. Helping children work through their challenges while celebrating their accomplishments is Dvora’s passion. Dvora’s on-going commitment to creating a pediatric practice which provides excellence of care in a warm and nurturing environment has made KNM a top pediatric therapy clinic in Atlanta. In addition to treatment Dvora enjoys lecturing and teaching and has provided many learning opportunities to schools and programs in the Southeast region.

Continuing Education in the following areas:

Extensive sensory integration training

Primitive Reflex Integration

DIR Floortime Training

Handwriting Without Tears

Keyboarding Without Tears

Certified Therapeutic Listening Provider

Interactive Metronome (IM)

Integrated Listening System (iLs)

Alert Program/ How Does Your Engine Run

Extensive Visual- Vestibular training including Astronaut Program protocol

Dynamic Movement Integration (DMI)

SOS Approach to Feeding



Alex received her Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, where she focused on leadership training, evidence-based practice, and academic inquiry. Alex’s research and capstone project focused on self-regulation and play in nature which is in memoriam of one of Alex's mentors Clay White and his Outdoor Sensory Adventure camp.


Alex began her career working in pediatrics in the private practice setting. Since then, she has joined the Fulton County Schools teams as a treating therapist and a member of the Fulton County Schools Exceptional Children diagnostic team. Alex’s understanding and knowledge of the characteristics between educationally relevant therapy and medical/clinical therapy is a critical resource for KNM. Alex’s warmth, energy, and love for children are apparent in her sessions as she encourages tremendous growth in our children. When not at work, Alex enjoys hiking and biking, visiting her family in Alabama, and cheering on the Auburn Tigers.  


Continuing Education in the following areas:

Advanced training in Sensory Integration
Handwriting Without Tears
Keyboarding Without Tears
School-Based Therapy Using a Trauma Lens



Jenny is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a dual Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling and School Counseling from Georgia State University. Jenny has worked in private  and public schools systems as well as in private practice for over 19 years. Her passion is helping children develop and strengthen social skills and emotional regulation using the DIR/Floortime model.  


Jenny’s exuberance and dynamic personality permeates the whole office. Children come running through our doors in eager anticipation for their “Jenny time”. Jenny runs individual sessions and small social skills groups.



Lauren received her Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Services from Auburn University.  She received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Lauren has worked with children aged birth to twenty-one years, in both home and clinic settings.  Lauren’s professional experience includes working with children a variety of diagnoses including sensory processing, autism, ADD/ADHD, anxiety, cerebral palsy, genetic disorders, chromosomal abnormalities and Downs syndrome.


Lauren is passionate about helping children develop confidence in themselves.  She is dedicated to providing a sense of safety in the clinic to assist children reach their highest level of independence. She is interested in and passionate about working with children who may have experienced varying levels of trauma to help promote nervous system regulation. Additionally. Lauren’s skills include:


In-depth knowledge of Sensory Integration

Advanced training in Reflex Integration

Neural Connectivity

Rhythmic Movement


Lauren has been volunteering for over 15 years with an organization that provides weekend retreats and summer camps for  teenagers and adults with disabilities.

Lauren is a phenomenal member of the Kids-N-Motion team and brings tremendous sensitivity, knowledge, and dedication to each child’s progress. She has great warmth and concern for every child she treats. Lauren’s intuition and insights as a therapist are invaluable to our team.

Lauren enjoys hiking, yoga and spending time with her two rescue Boston Terriers.



 Brooke has 20 plus year’s experience as a speech-language pathologist specializing in early childhood intervention.  Brooke received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Arizona in May 1996. She then attended Nova Southeastern University where she received her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology in May 1999.


Brooke has always worked in a pediatric outpatient setting which has allowed her to collaborate with occupational therapists over the years.  Playing a part in a child’s progress and celebrating that progress with the child and family is very gratifying to Brooke.  She has treated and evaluated individuals with articulation and phonological disorders, Expressive/Receptive Language Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, intellectual disabilities and ADHD. 


Brooke is licensed by state of Georgia and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.  In her spare time, Brooke enjoys being with her husband and 2 boys doing anything active outside including playing tennis and hiking, and traveling.  Brooke is looking forward to the opportunity to work with your child and family!



LC began her therapy career as an inpatient rehabilitation technician working with the geriatric population.  LC returned to school in 2012 to pursue her COTA license. During clinical rotations in 2014 with Dr. Milagros Cordero and Floortime Atlanta LC fell in love with Pediatric Occupational Therapy. After graduating from Brown Mackie Atlanta in 2015, she worked at The Pediatric Development Center of Atlanta for several years before moving to The Atlanta Autism Center in 2019. There she worked side by side with Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Speech Therapists, and Occupational Therapists to provide a multi-disciplinary therapy approach consisting of ABA, Speech, and Occupational Therapies.

During the COVID-19 pandemic LC briefly returned to geriatric home health care before coming to work at Kids-N-Motion in 2021. LC feels she has finally found her therapy home at KNM and is beyond grateful to work with an amazing therapy team, wonderful children, and their families each day. She loves the KNM paradigm where children work together and guide each other during their OT sessions.  LC is devoted to addressing regulation, attention, and strength in her kids with an emphasis on friendship and communication.

In her free time, LC enjoys spending time with her husband Caelin and rescue dog Ripley, hiking, yoga, and spoiling her niece and nephews.

Continuing Education in the following areas:

Self-Regulation from the Inside Out: Sensory Processing & Interoceptive Awareness

Effective Sensory Diets

Rhythmic Movement Training International One: Focus, Organization & Comprehension

RMTI Two: Emotions, Memory, & Behavior

RMTI: Face the Fear

RMTI Three: Reading and Writing

Primitive Reflex Integration

Foundations for Clinical Neuroplasticity

From Eyesight to Insight: Visual and Vestibular Assessment and Treatment



Michelle attended University of Kentucky, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2005.  After working as a service coordinator for Kentucky’s Early Intervention program, she was inspired to go back to school to pursue her Masters in Communicative disorders, specializing in Speech Language Pathology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Once she graduated in 2013, Michelle had the opportunity to move to Singapore where she worked in a pediatric clinic and the Singapore School for the Deaf, assisting families from various backgrounds and cultures.  While in Singapore, she received certification in PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT).  


Michelle moved back to the US, relocating to Atlanta, GA in 2014.  Since being in Atlanta she has worked in the pediatric clinic setting and in home health.  Her professional experience includes working with children with a variety of diagnoses including language disorders, phonological disorders, autism, apraxia and pragmatics language disorders, to name a few.


Outside of work, Michelle enjoys her time with her husband and 2 children (usually outdoors), volunteering at her kids’ schools, doing yoga, creating art, and cheering on the Braves. 

Continuing Education in the following areas:

PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets

Beckman Oral Motor Therapy

Talk Tools Therapy

ADHD & Auditory Processing Disorders

Basic Sign Language.



Shelby graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas at San Antonio, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2017.  Knowing her passion for helping children, Shelby completed several internships in pediatric outpatient and in-home settings, along with frequent volunteer work in NICU/pediatric hospital units and the Special Olympics.  Soon after graduation, she attended Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas to pursue an associate’s degree as an Occupational Therapist Assistant.  She completed her level l & ll fieldwork in adult inpatient and pediatric outpatient settings, then lastly graduated cum laude from her program in 2020.  In addition, during her program Shelby also became a certified personal trainer and group personal trainer.  This further increased her knowledge in understanding movement and body mechanics in greater detail, as well as creating individualized activities/exercises based on a person’s abilities and needs.


Shortly after graduation, Shelby worked at a pediatric outpatient clinic in Texas before moving to Georgia in 2022.  Shelby has experience working with children of all ages and abilities including: Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, sensory processing disorders, neurological and genetic disorders, hyper/hypotonicity, developmental delays and gross/fine/visual motor delays.  Shelby is very hands-on and energetic with her patients! She loves to be outgoing, silly and animated during her sessions to form a close connection with her patients.


In her free time, Shelby loves working out, enjoying the outdoors, going to the beach and most importantly spending time with her family and nine nieces and nephews in Texas!

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