Suzanne Doser Knight has been a Physical Therapist for over 40 years and the majority of that time has been in pediatrics. She has worked with children 0-21 in Early Intervention, with physically and otherwise health impaired children, visually impaired as well as the spectrum of developmentally delayed. The work setting has varied from home visits, day care, school and outpatient. Physical therapy to her means not only evaluation and treatment, but also parent education. She has instructed parents/families in home programs, handling and carrying techniques, setting up the environment to promote play and/or development, and introducing toys and equipment.
Sue has good communication skills and sensitivity to parents’ feelings of being overwhelmed and accepting their child’s disability, as well as assisting parents set realistic goals. She believes strongly in Early Intervention, parent involvement and family training. The ultimate P. T. goal is to get the children physically ready to be successful in the classroom and ultimately become a productive citizen.
Continuing education is also important to her she has certification from Cascade, SureStep and Theratog for bracing. She has been involved in wheelchair mobility using assistive technology for electric wheelchair, augmentative communication and environmental controls from the wheelchair. She has been to many seating and positioning workshops. She also adapts toys for switches for cause and effect play and has recently gone to a Go Baby Go workshop to adapt electric toy cars for toddlers. Sue currently resides in Cary with her husband and two grown children. She loves reading, knitting and spinning yarn.
Sue currently resides in Cary with her husband and two grown children. She loves reading, knitting and spin yarn.