Staff

STAFF

Waynette Jarrell, OTR

Owner – Clinical Experience: over 25 years

Waynette Jarrell is the co-owner of Pediatric Therapy Associates and director of Occupational Therapy, which was founded in October 1992. She is licensed as a registered occupational therapist.

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Waynette has intensive and advanced training in both neurodevelopmental and sensory processing assessment and treatment. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Her experience includes the treatment of infants and children with developmental delays, motor and visual perceptual difficulties, ocular motor and functional vision challenges, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Autism and other neurological conditions. She specializes in the remediation of visual-motor, neuro­ developmental and sensory processing problems.

In the past, she has worked with the London Independent School District, Corpus Christi Montessori School, The Rise School and Seaside Learning Center. She also has worked with both the Nueces and Project Ninos Early Childhood Intervention Programs.

She has spoken to a variety of groups including parents and teachers as well as presented workshops through the Regional 2 Educational Center in Corpus Christi. She has attended a myriad of continuing education courses on topics such as therapeutic listening, interactive metronome, visual perceptual skills, functional vision, sensory processing, handwriting, reflex integration, sensory-based feeding, motor coordination and neurodevelopmental treatment.

Waynette began her career in 1986 working at Ada Wilson Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi where she served as interim director of the occupational therapy department in 1990 before moving with her husband to Jacksonville Florida. There she worked for the Lighthouse Learning Center, an early childhood program until she moved back to Corpus Christi in 1991 after her husband received orders to be a flight instructor at the Corpus Christi Naval Base.

She has been blessed to have had the opportunity to be a part of the Sensory Integration Mentoring Program with the Star Center in Denver, Colorado with Lucy Jane Miller, OTR. She also had the opportunity to travel as an occupational therapy delegate in 2009 with the People to People Ambassador Program to China and Mongolia.

Waynette has a love for children and sees her work at Pediatric Therapy Associates not only as a job but a vocation and feels extremely blessed for the opportunity to work with each child that is referred to her clinic.

Personal: Waynette lives in Corpus Christi with her husband Maury. She loves being a wife, mother, and grandmother.

Bridget May, OTR

Bridget May is an occupational therapist and received her degree from University of Texas Medical Branch in 1992.
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Most of Bridget’s career has been spent in pediatrics, working in the school system, home health, and outpatient clinics. Bridget has worked on and off at Pediatric Therapy Associates while raising and homeschooling her five children. Her goal is to help children reach their full potential. She is blessed to be able to work toward this in her job as an occupational therapist, but also as a teacher and a respite care provider for foster kids. She love being a part of the community at PTA where kids are the top priority.

Lynnell Murphy, Office Manager

Lynnell Murphy joined Pediatric Therapy Associates in 2015.
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