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Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute - New Ulm

Courage Kenny Kids™ Pediatric Rehabilitation Program

Courage Kenny Kids making lives work through play

To begin a therapy program, patients need a referral from a doctor, home health nurse, occupational health nurse or case manager.

To schedule an appointment or for more information,
call 507-217-5173.

The Courage Kenny Kids™ therapists at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute – New Ulm are dedicated to helping children who have medical conditions or syndromes that may interfere with development. They also help student-athletes recover from an injury.

Our staff of physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists work as a team to integrate individual therapy goals with the goals of the child, family, school programs and other health care providers.

About Courage Kenny Kids™

Courage Kenny Kids is an established program of Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute. It includes other pediatric rehabilitation service locations in Greater Minnesota and the Twin Cities metro area.

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Who we help

Speech therapist coaches toddler

Speech therapy gets toddlers talking Brandt Munson works with Speech Therapist Liza Schwartz. Brandt has progressed from speaking single words to sentences as long as eight to 10 words.

Courage Kenny Kids™ therapists at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute – New Ulm offer services for children with:

The pediatric staff helps children with their perceptual, social, motor and handwriting skills.

Information is provided on augmentative communication, articulation, swallowing, auditory processing disorders, fitness and exercise and on safety concerns for children with special needs.


Before therapy begins, children are evaluated by the Courage Kenny Kids staff, and information is gathered from the parents. A treatment plan is established and recommendations are made.

A child typically attends therapy once or twice a week for 30 to 60 minutes at each visit.

Courage Kenny Kids - New Ulm staff

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute – New Ulm introduces Courage Kenny Kids
Our staff includes (front, left to right) Mary Bauer, PTA; Shari Meyer, OTR; Danielle Mueller, MPT, ATC (back, left to right) Wendy Guggisberg, COTA; Liza Schwartz, MA, CFY- SLP; Eileen Campbell, PT;Brent Sandman, PT; and Tammy Henle, PT. Not pictured is Shari Kotten, PTA.

The Courage Kenny Kids staff consists of occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech-language pathologists who have advanced training in pediatric rehabilitation. The goal is to provide a comprehensive team approach to support a child through various development stages in life.

The team is dedicated to providing personalized treatment for children from birth to late adolescence who have medical conditions or syndromes that may interfere with normal development.

Courage Kenny Kids - New Ulm staff

Mary Bauer, physical therapy aide

Eileen Campbell, physical therapist

Wendy Guggisberg, occupational therapist

Tammy Henle, physical therapist

Shari Kotten, physical therapy aide

Shari Meyer, occupational therapist

Danielle Mueller, physical therapist and certified athletic trainer

Brent Sandman, physical therapist

Liza Schwartz, speech-language pathologist