Meet Our Staff at Lincoln Park

Sarah Flood, MS, OTR/L

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Therapist

Sarah Flood, MS, OTR/L graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, December 2011, with a Masters of Occupational Therapy.

She holds certifications in Child Light Yoga and Handwriting Without Tears.  Outside of work, she enjoys reading, volleyball, spending time outside, cooking, yoga and attempting to garden.   “I originally decided to go down the path towards Occupational Therapy after meeting a little boy with Down syndrome in high school. After working with him through a soccer program for kids with special needs, I kept in touch with his family and joined him at a summer camp for kids with special needs throughout college. He is the reason that I decided to pursue a degree in occupational therapy.”

Katie LePage, CCC-SLP

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Staff Member

Kathleen LePage, M.S., CCC-SLP graduated from Illinois State University in May 2015 with a Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  Katie has completed Phase 1 of the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) protocol and special interest in articulation and/or phonological disorders, fluency, and children with autism.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, going to concerts, cheering for my favorite teams – including the Cubs and Michigan Wolverines, and attempting to sing at karaoke. ” My mom always tells the story of how I use to “translate” for my younger sister who had speech intelligibility difficulties and help my brother with his “speech homework”.  I always knew I wanted to work in a field that involved helping people, especially children!”

Rebekah Lanvin, PT, DPT

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Therapist

Rebekah Lavin, PT, DPT graduated from Northwestern University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.  She has a background in neurological based pediatric therapy and has treated children with a wide range of diagnoses including cerebral palsy, down’s syndrome, spina bifidia, genetic disorders, and autism. She also has a strong background in orthopedic based pediatric therapy. Outside of work, Rebekah enjoys running, reading, traveling, and exploring the city. Rebekah knew from a young age that she wanted to be a physical therapist. I have always loved working with kids and now I get to have a positive impact their lives all while having fun.  The best reward is seeing huge improvements in my patients.

 

Nadia Marasti, MOT, OTR/L

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Nadia Marasti, MOT, OTR/L graduated from Midwestern University in Downers Grove in December 2016 with a Master of Occupational Therapy.

She is passionate about working with children of all ages and abilities to help them be as independent as possible. Some of her interests include sensory processing, mental health, and culturally competent practice. Nadia has published research related to pediatric occupational therapy and conducted student research related to working with children with Autism.

In her free time, she enjoys reading, photography, and being active (especially yoga). She loves DIY projects, Chicago sports, and spending time with friends and family.