Kathleen (Kiki) Dickinson, MPT, PAqI has been a pediatric Physical Therapist since 1995. Kiki works for St. Croix Therapy in Hudson, WI and has over 20 years of experience developing and implementing Aquatic Therapy programs for a diverse pediatric population which includes working with children of all ages with a special focus on the birth to three population and medically complex children. Kiki serves as the Birth to Three Team Lead for her clinic and coordinates services with several counties in Wisconsin. Kiki is certified in Halliwick, Ai Chi and Bad Ragaz and Cranial Sacral. Kiki is a Pediatric Aquaticist and has helped develop several courses for ATU and speaks nationally and internationally. Kiki is an adjunct professor for St. Catherine's University and teaches pediatric coursework for their Physical Therapy Assistant Program.
What is the current evidence based research on a variety of pediatric diagnoses, including Cerebral palsy, Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy, Down Syndrome and the Medically Fragile… read more
Why is aquatic therapy such a beneficial medium to treat the child with a neuromuscular disorder and what are the specific precautions and contraindications? This… read more
A multitude of impairments appropriate to be treated in the aquatic medium will be reviewed, including poor head and/or trunk control, impaired balance/coordination, weakness, poor… read more
Why is aquatic therapy such a beneficial medium to treat the child with a sensory-motor processing disorder? This course will review water principles and how… read more