Sundance HippotherapistAmanda Saliba Pediatric Occupational Therapy
(253) 447-8562
Amanda Saliba OT
Wendy King COTA

RET Meridian Physical Therapy
(253) 841-3041
John Payne DPT, OCS
Ann Viviano OT, SLP
Chelsea Robinson PTA
Human Hippotherapist

About Ann Viviano, MS OTR, MA CCC-SLP
Occupational and Speech Therapist
Ann is a Meridian occupational therapist as well as a speech therapist with extensive experience in combining occupational therapy and speech pathology. Ann received her Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University. She then went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Western Michigan University, and in Speech-Language Pathology from University of Northern Colorado. In addition, she had Neurodevelopmental Therapy Training in Pediatrics from the Bobath Centre in London. Ann’s work experience as a pediatric therapist and her love of horses led to her passion for hippotherapy.
Education:
Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Western Michigan University
Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from University of Northern Colorado
Bachelor’s Degree, Occupational Therapy, Colorado State University
Certifications:
Neurodevelopmental Therapy Training in Pediatrics, Bobath Centre, London
Completed an Equine Science Certificate

About John Payne, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist
John received his B.S. from Brigham Young University in Exercise Physiology. He then went on to receive a Masters of Physical Therapy at the University of Utah. He moved to Washington where he worked in a private practice in outpatient orthopedics and then returned to the University of Utah a year later to complete a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. John has worked in outpatient orthopedics for 12 years and has recently become a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). He enjoys employing manual therapy skills with exercise and movement to help his patients restore their active life styles. He has worked in management positions and begun a work conditioning/work hardening program. John is a busy father of four and enjoys the outdoors; hiking and camping when he can but most of his time he can be found working on home improvement projects around his house. He also owns and operates a horse boarding facility, where he performs hippotherapy.
Education:
Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Physiology from Brigham Young University
Masters and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of Utah

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