Date:April 25, 2017

Leta Kant, PT

Leta Kant, PT is a graduate of the University of Tennessee. She has 32 years of clinical and operational experience working with all ages in a variety of settings.  She operated and owned her own rehab company for twelve years contracting therapy services into an array of healthcare settings. She was an assistive technology director for seven years where she gained extensive experience in wheelchair seating and positioning needs for individuals who utilized both manual and powered mobility.  During the past eight years, she has worked exclusively with the geriatric population in skilled nursing facilities. Leta has provided extensive education in regards to Seating & Positioning, Fall and Restraint Management, Neurodevelopment Techniques, and various other clinical topics across the country for Kindred Healthcare.  She co-presented at the 2013 International Seating Symposium and at the APTA Combined Sections in 2014 and 2015.   She has been an active member of the APTA, including the Geriatric Section and a member of RESNA (Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America). She holds a certification in NDT (Neurodevelopment Treatment) and received her ATP certification (Assistive Technology Practitioner) in 2008.  
 
Fun Facts About Leta – Leta lives in Hendersonville, TN with her husband and the most beloved dog ever, Mia! She has three children, all in their twenties, and no grandkids yet!  Her favorite things to do are traveling, gardening and going sailing!