Our programs and services are for children from infancy to adolescence. Our children come to us by referrals from parents, physicians, schools and other professionals in our area. The CTG staff are specially trained in working with children. We provide family oriented therapy with an emphasis on parent involvement.
CTG is a not-
*Sensory integration dysfunction
*Speech and language delays
*Physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy
*Problems associated with learning disabilities, Autism, PDD and Asperger's Syndrome as well as many other diagnoses/conditions
Children’s Therapy Group Staff
Sarah Banker, OTR/L -
Sarah earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Kansas. She joined the staff at Children's Therapy Group in 1989. Sarah is certified in both Integrated Listening Systems (iLs) and Therapeutic Listening®. She is certified in the administration and interpretation of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT). With over 22 years in the clinic setting, she has extensive experience and training specializing in sensory integrative therapy. Sarah frequently provides consultation and training to area preschools and schools and also lectures about sensory processing to a variety of organizations and groups. Sarah enjoys reading, music, gardening, and spending time with her family.
Susie Dyer, OTR/L -
Susie joined the staff at Children's Therapy Group in 1986. She earned her Bachelor's
degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Kansas in 1984. As an occupational
therapist, she has also worked in the public schools, area preschools, charter schools,
Jackie Thomas, MOT, OTR/L – Staff Therapist
Jackie earned a Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Rockhurst University with
her undergraduate degree from Creighton University. Jackie is certified in Therapeutic
Listening® and in the administration and interpretation of the Sensory Integration
and Praxis Tests (SIPT). She joined the Children’s Therapy Group staff in 2013. She
has over 19 years of experience in early intervention in home-
Anita Martin, MS, CCC-
Anita earned a Master of Science degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Central
Missouri State University with her undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa.
She worked in the public school system for 28½ years, 12 of which were with early
childhood special education (3-
Cherie began her career working in the banking industry. She worked as a teller and in the bookkeeping department. She began working as an administrative assistant in 1981. Cherie joined the Children's Therapy Group staff in 1997. Her current duties include office manager, administrative assistant, receptionist, accounting, and bookkeeping. She handles the administrative support and office duties. She provides support for all the staff and helps out with their administrative tasks. She assists the clients and their families when needed. Cherie has lived in Overland Park all her life. She enjoys travel, the theatre, reading, and spending time with loved ones including her beloved pets. She enjoys working at Children's Therapy Group and seeing all the children’s happy, smiling faces come through our doors.