Janelle Gant, PT
Janelle is a physical therapist with over 21 years of experience working in the preschool and school age settings. Her previous experience includes pediatric outpatient clinic care, early intervention, adult DD, and home health services, including environmental and equipment assessments for individuals with disabilities across their lifespan. Although Janelle also has experience in outpatient orthopedic, women’s health, and skilled nursing care, her focus and passion has always been in providing therapy for the pediatric population.
Janelle graduated Summa Cum Laude from The Ohio State University with her Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy in 1998. During the course of her studies, she worked with the Nisonger Early Start program and completed a clinical study at the Franklin County DD Early Education program working with preschool students and with families for early intervention services. Over the last 21 years, Janelle has been working in the public schools and has been serving students within Licking County for over 15 years, both directly and in a supervisory capacity. Currently, she completes all assessments and IEP planning as part of transdisciplinary teams, works with school administrators and staff to provide environmental modifications and trainings, and has the privilege of working directly with students and their families to maximize functional skills and participation within the school and community. She has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1996 and is also a member of the APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy.
Janelle is a long time resident of Licking County where she currently resides with her husband and two sons. In her personal time, she enjoys hiking and biking, gardening and spending time with her family. Janelle continues to be committed to meeting the needs of the children she serves and looks forward to the opportunity for continued growth in her field.