Michele Jones graduated from the City University of New York Hunter College. She comes to Riverwalk with over twenty years of experience in the field of physical therapy. She has worked in the hospital setting, private practice and educational setting Michele has a unique and vast skill set. She worked in acute care, main rehabilitation, day rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and provided home care to the adult and elderly population. Since having worked at Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside, NJ Michele has focused on the pediatric population. Michele’s experience has had her work with a variety of pediatric clients whose medical diagnoses include: ADD/ADHD, ASD, CP, Down Syndrome, High Risk Infants, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury. Michele has worked with a wide range of pediatric patients who have developmental delays and or physical disabilities. Her passion is to have each client she works with reach their optimal level of functional independence in their home, school and community. Michele also enjoys coaching Special Needs cheerleading, tumbling stunting and dance and Special Olympics basketball, track and field events. Michele is actively involved in her towns school district and recently with her colleagues established a scholarship in the name of her former colleague. Michele enjoys mentoring high school age students who have a desire to work in the related services professions. Michele is a dog lover and one day hopes to raise a service dog for a special needs child. Michele is proud to share that her daughter Mary Kate was accepted into the Rutgers School of Nursing as an incoming freshman in the fall. GO RU!