2018 Speaker Highlight!

Kara Ann Waitzman, OTR/L, NTMTC

Kara Ann has been a neonatal therapist for almost 30 years in a large level III NICU and serves as the nursery’s developmental specialist. She is president of Creative Therapy Consultants, Founder of the Neonatal Touch & Massage Certification (NTMC), and Co-Founder of Infant-Driven Feeding®.   She is certified in NTMC and NIDCAP, is Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Therapy (NDT) trained, and earned the NANN Neonatal Developmental Care Specialist Designation. She served on AWHONN’s Continuum of Care Advisory Board, NANT’s Professional Collaborative and the March of Dimes Program Services board. Kara Ann is an internationally sought after speaker, educator, and consultant and has published articles on positioning and feeding, and written a chapter on Neuromotor Development and Massage.


Kara’s company, Creative Therapy Consultants, provides educational programs and products for the neonatal world.  Their mission is to provide Infant-Driven Education that not only expands the knowledge, skill and expertise of healthcare providers, but also improves the safety, efficiency, and consistency of neonatal care practices.

Learn more about Kara Ann’s company Creative Therapy Consultants by clicking here.

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