Who We Are

Abbott & Burkhart Therapy provides complete diagnostic and therapeutic services to children and adults with physical, cognitive, and linguistic impairments. With a multi-disciplinary team approach Abbott & Burkhart Therapy incorporates occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language pathology, and early intervention to help our clients succeed with necessary interventions. We are passionate and diligent in supporting our clients and guiding them through these professional programs which create positive outcomes and achievements.


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Our Mission

To provide quality therapeutic intervention to maximize overall functional outcome, and to provide our clients with an opportunity to reach their age appropriate milestones.

Implementing Our Vision

Driven by respect and mutual determination for client success, Abbott & Burkhart Therapy elevates overall functional outcomes by:

  • Empowering clients with the educational tools and strategies required to appropriately address their therapeutic needs
  • Providing opportunities to integrate intervention techniques into daily life
  • Providing opportunities to deliver therapeutic intervention in the client’s native language

ABT Updates

Date posted: April 22, 2020

Teletherapy: A Speech Therapist’s Perspective

“We’re going to Zoom what?” “Teletherapy?!” “Do our clients have WiFi at home?” These were some of the questions I heard buzzing around during our last in-person staff meeting at Abbott & Burkhart Therapy. That was over a month ago when 27 of our therapists and specialists gathered in the gym at our clinic for […]

Date posted: April 21, 2020


Date posted: September 13, 2017

Teaching Kids to Eat: Using Baby Led Weaning & Motor Learning Theory

Date and Time: Sun, November 5, 2017, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM PST Location – Abbott & Burkhart Therapy Description Are your clients and families struggling with the transition from breast or bottle feeding to eating solids? Working with clients stuck on purees, unable to move on to harder chewables? Concerned about chocking and how […]

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The Neurobiology of Swallowing & Dysphagia

Date and Time Fri, Nov 3, 2017, 8:00 AM – Sat, Nov 4, 2017, 3:30 PM PDT Location – Abbott & Burkhart Therapy Description Working towards your advanced practice (SWC)? This is the perfect foundational course to start your training. Seasoned dysphagia clinician looking for clarity? Although the perfect challenge for beginners, this course will […]

Date posted: January 15, 2014

When Are Orthoses Appropriate?

Children of various medical backgrounds and history may be appropriate candidates for orthotic devices. Many varieties are available based on necessity and presentation of the child. The most common types seen with children are supramalleolar orthosis (SMO) or dynamic ankle foot orthosis (DAFO). Both are designed to fit into a shoe. The SMO comes up […]

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