CEO and Lead Physical Therapist.
Kimberly is a Mandan resident eager to provide the community and residents of the surrounding area with pediatric therapy services. Kids In Motion will help children, who contend with disease or disability, in improving their quality of life and function in play, school, and everyday activities. “I get to laugh and sing everyday with my patients, all while helping the child and their families reveal strengths and identify aspects of their life that are most important to the family”, Kimberly wants to collaborate with families about providing wellness and adaptive services and events in Mandan.
Kimberly has worked with children with disabilities for 18 years. She has extensive experience in working and advocating with families and children with complex diseases and diagnoses. She has been a pediatric physical therapist with the Bismarck Public School System for 7 years. Prior to that experience, she was a program manager for children, leading groups for behavioral health, establishing programming for children with academic challenges, and supervising staff. She helped establish a community mentoring program through the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. She also has special interests in strength training and has coached sports in the Mandan Public School district. Bloms is a state advocacy leader for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and has a unique connection to the disease and disability world after surviving leukemia herself.
I'm Brittany. Occupational Therapist.
Brittany was born and raised in Mandan and is extremely excited to join the Kids in Motion team as an Occupational Therapist. Being a pediatric occupational therapist allows her to help children and families live their life to the fullest! Brittany is looking forward to providing quality therapy that is child and family focused. Brittany believes communication and
collaboration is key to providing services for children and families. Brittany graduated from the University of Mary. Her experiences include outpatient pediatrics, school systems, hippotherapy facilities, rehabilitation, and psychiatric settings. She has training with the Barton Reading and Spelling System, early literacy skills, and handwriting. She has extensive training in using equine movement as a therapy tool (hippotherapy) and is a registered therapist with the American Hippotherapy Association (AHA). Brittany enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves being outdoors, competing in rodeo, and spending time with her “mini herd” of animals, her therapy dog, Kash Stetson and pot belly pig, Paisley Mae!
I'm Lindsay, Occupational Therapist.
I am originally from Mandan, ND and am happy to returning home after living and working in the school system in Great Falls, MT.
My strengths include working with sensory processing and regulation difficulties, autism spectrum disorders, and visual perception challenges. I also have training in Bal-A-Vis-X: Rhythmic Balance/Auditory/Vision exercises to address visual tracking deficiency, auditory imprecision, impulsivity, balance and anxiety issues. My experiences include working with children with vestibular difficulties, handwriting without tears, and I am certified to administer ADOS-2 which is used to help assess and classify different levels of Autism Spectrum Disorders.