Amanda Vinson, PT, MPT, PCS, received her Master of Physical Therapy Degree from Nova Southeastern
University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition from Florida State University
in Tallahassee, Florida. In 2000, Ms. Vinson moved to Georgia from Florida and has been working in the area of pediatrics
in Atlanta since then and is the founder and owner of Theraplay Pediatric Services, Inc. She is a Board Certified Specialist
in Pediatric Physical Therapy through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Ms. Vinson is also a trainer
for Georgia's Better Brains for Babies education initiative on infant and child brain development.
Ms. Vinson’s experience includes working with children from birth to 21 years of age
in their home, school/daycare, private clinic, and hospital settings. She currently performs evaluations for Babies
Can't Wait in Fulton and Dekalb Counties. Ms. Vinson has experience working with children with a variety of diagnoses including;
prematurity, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, traumatic brain injury, sensory integration disorder, juvenile arthritis and more.
Ms. Vinson was the Chair for the 2006 American Juvenile
Arthritis Organization National Conference. She has
been a guest lecturer at both local and national conventions as well as graduate level courses at local universities.
She is currently serving as the PT consultant for the Therapeutic Intervention Program at the Elaine Clark Center.
She has enhanced her education
and practice through courses on neurodevelopmental treatment, sensory integration, Ther-A-Togs, Floortime/DIR, aquatics, and
infant massage. Ms. Vinson's focus on therapeutic activities strives to be child oriented while incorporating
the family. She also offers classes in a group or individual setting for infant massage instruction and tummy time developmental
- American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
- Physical Therapy Association of
- APTA Section on Pediatrics
- Better Brains
During her free time, Ms. Vinson enjoys reading, exercising, cooking and spending time with
her husband, two little boys, and dog!