Children's Assistive Technology Service (CATS) | Virginia

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FRANCIE MITCHELL PT, DPT, PCS, C/NDT

Francie has been practicing as a pediatric physical therapist for 40 years in a variety of clinical settings.  She currently runs a home-based private practice in Northern Virginia, and is also an active leader in the Virginia Physical Therapy Association, where she founded the Pediatric Special Interest Group.  She is

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CONSTANCE A. MILLS, OTD, M.ED, OTR/L, ATP

Connie currently works in the northern Virginia area as a Special Education Administrative Coordinator supporting OTs, PTs, and Adapted PE teachers. She has experience in home health, early intervention, and working as a school system occupational therapist. She received her OT degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (1993),

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SUSAN ELMORE, PhD

Colonial Heights, Va. Susan is a therapeutic recreation specialist (BS 1977 Longwood College) and healthcare manager (MS and PhD). She has over 40 years working with persons with physical and cognitive disabilities, in various community, acute, long term care facilities, regulatory and policy settings. She also brings the experience of

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MELISSA ROSE, PT, DPT, C/NDT

Missy received her bachelor’s of Science degree in Physical therapy from Temple university in 1990 and completed her Transitional Doctorate from Arcadia university in August 2018. Missy started her career at Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters and had the opportunity to work in multiple treatment environments including outpatients, inpatients, NICU, PICU,

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ERIKA JENKINS

Erika H. Jenkins is a mother of an amazing 7 year old boy named Evan. Evan has a rare genetic disorder and multiple disabilities. Erika graduated with her Bachelors of Science degree from Virginia Tech. She majored in Sociology with a concentration in social inequality, and also has minors in

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LINDSAY PICKRAL, Esq.

A native and resident of the Richmond area, Lindsay Pickral is an attorney practicing with ThompsonMcMullan, P.C., where she serves families seeking to get their legal and financial lives in order through estate planning, estate and trust administration, long-term care planning, and guardianship and conservatorship proceedings. She has a special

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WILLIAM MIRENDA, MD

Dr. Bill Mirenda is a retired Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon.  He was born and raised outside Philadelphia.   He attended Penn State University and Jefferson Medical College.  He completed two years of General Surgery training at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.  He served his Orthopaedic Residency at Jefferson in Philadelphia and at AI DuPont

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