KIDZ FIRST THERAPY

Therapy and Rehabilitation Clinic


Shelby Lee, BS, COTA/L

Shelby graduated from the University of Missouri- Columbia with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences. In 2016, she received her Occupational Therapy Assistant degree at Metropolitan Community College- Penn Valley. Her areas of expertise are handwriting, MNRI, and school-based therapy. Currently, she treats in home and at the schools. 

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Gabby Scheuler, MOT, OTR/L

Gabby graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2017 with her Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree. Gabby’s has been trained in the areas of CO-OP and MNRI. Gabby also has an extensive background in aquatics working with kids with autism. Recently, she presented to a variety of Parks and Recreation and YMCAs about the importance of community participation and involvement for families with kids with disabilities. In addition, she provided consulting services to local YMCA to assist their swim team in serving a child with autism. Currently, she treats at the clinic, in schools, at daycares, and in homes.

Devin Graf, BS, COTA/L

Devin graduated in 2001 from Missouri Valley College with a Bachelors of Science in Finance and Accounting. Following the birth of her son, Brady, who has Arthrogryposis, Devin went back to school in 2010 and received her Occupational Therapy Assistant AAS degree from State Fair Community College. Devin’s areas of expertise are Reflex Integration (Trained specifically in MNRI), Sensory Integration, Rhythmic Movement Training, Integrated Listening Systems (ILS), building adaptive equipment for children and adults with disabilities, Assistive Technology, and school based practice. Currently, she treats in homes, at the clinic, and in schools.

Molly Gutteridge, MOT, OTR/L

Molly graduated from Rockhurst University in 2015 with her Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy. Molly's area of interest is sensory processing. She loves supporting kids in their pursuit to meet their goals. Currently, she treats in the Lexington school district. 

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Nicole Lindemann, MOT, OTR/L (Owner)

Nicole Lindemann is the owner of Kidz First Therapy. She graduated from Kansas Newman College in 1997. Nicole founded Kidz First originally as an Early Intervention service. Eventually, she built the Grain Valley clinic to allow families in the eastern Jackson County area to have therapy services near their home. Her areas of expertise are Vital Stim for dysphagia, SOS therapy, Masgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration (MNRI) therapy, Pediatric Kinesiotaping, Infant Massage, Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Sensory Processing disorder, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). Currently, Nicole works in the schools, in homes, and at the clinic.