JANET SCHULTZ - MROZ

OTR/L, C/NDT, LMT

     Janet Schultz-Mroz graduated in 1986 from the University of Illinois Chicago Medical Center with a BS in Occupational Therapy.  She also became a licensed Massage Therapist in 2004 as well as a certified pediatric Pediatric Neuro-Developmental therapist. 

      Janet strives to continue to learn different approaches often training at the Upledger Institute in Florida, the Integrative Manual Therapy School in Connecticut, and the Chikly Institute.

     At these institutions, Janet has taken extensive courses in Craniosacral Therapy, Integrative Manual Therapy, and other techniques. She has been certified in Sensory Integration and Kiniesotape application.  Janet has worked at Lutheran General

 Hospital, Easter Seals DuPage Fox Valley Region, and privately as a State of Illinois Early Intervention Practitioner.

 

      Her work experience has always focused on the pediatric population; many times following these children into adulthood.

      Through Janet's experience, she has treated individuals with a multitude of diagnoses as well as abilities. These diagnoses have included such things as Cerebral-Palsy, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism, Torticollis, Plagiocephaly, Developmental Disorders, and various Chromosomal Abnormalities.

certifications

  • Licensed Occupational Therapist since 1986 specializing in pediatrics

  • Licensed Massage Therapist since 2004

  • Certification in Neuro-Developmental Therapy

  • Certification in Sensory Integration

  • Specialized training in Integrative Manual Therapy

  • Training with the Chikly Institute

  • Training with Rhythmic Movement Training International

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Pediatric Occupational Therapist

  • Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of clients from birth to adulthood

  • Implementing Integrative Manual Therapy with traditional occupational therapy intervention

  • Treating the body with a holistic approach; considering and treating the numerous body systems that can be influencing the motor and sensory systems 

  • Utilize my certification in the use of Kinesio Tape in both traditional and nontraditional manners 

  • Mentor occupational, physical, and speech/language therapist on staff

  • Co-treat with multi-disciplines

  • Coordinate and participate in monthly functional developmental vision specialist screening clinic

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Self-employed Occupational Therapist

  • Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of the birth-to-three population.

  • Contacted by coordinators to service those clients that are most medically fragile and complicated.

  • Collaborate with experienced professionals in the area of physical and speech/language therapy.

  • Effectively communicate and support families in the process of working with their child with special needs. 

  • Implement and manage the scheduling, billing, and accounting aspect of the business.

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Pediatric Occupational Therapist

  • Evaluated and treated children from birth to middle school age level, in the school setting.

  • Communicated and participated in IFSP and IEP meetings.

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

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  • Serviced pediatric inpatient and outpatient population with diverse medical needs.

  • Performed team evaluations for NICU Follow-Up Clinic and Down Syndrome Clinic.

  • Developed department computer program to streamline patient scheduling and collect patient data.

  • Effectively collaborated with multiple disciplines including neonatologists, neurologists, physicians, developmental psychologists, social workers, physical therapists, audiologists, and speech/language pathologists.

  • Received award for development and construction of a pediatric positioning device to aid with video swallow assessments

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