About Angelfish Therapy
Angelfish Therapy® helps children with a variety of special needs, sensory issues, and motor coordination difficulties reach their full potential through fun and challenging aquatic therapy sessions, swim lessons, and even land-based therapy. We work with children individually, in small groups, in parent/child classes, and in camp settings to improve their motor skills and enhance their learning potential. We also educate other therapists, swim instructors, care givers, and parents about how to use the water to improve a child’s motor skills and overcome sensory issues to learn how to swim.
Angelfish Therapy was founded by its two co-owners:
Ailene Tisser, MA PT is a pediatric physical therapist with more than 20 years experience treating a variety of diagnoses, both in and out of the water. She has previously worked in both New York and Southern California. Along with co-owning Angelfish Therapy, Ailene runs her own aquatic therapy practice, Therafins LLC, in Connecticut. She also works in a school setting and in early intervention, and is NDT trained in pediatrics.
She can be contacted at Ailene@AngelfishTherapy.com.
Cindy Freedman, MOTR, CTRS is a pediatric occupational recreational therapist with more than 20 years of rehabilitation experience treating a variety of diagnoses. After earning her masters degree in OT, she worked in Kansas City, exclusively in the area of aquatic therapy. Along with co-owning Angelfish Therapy, Cindy runs her own aquatic therapy and swim lessons company, Kids A Float, in Connecticut.
She can be contacted at Cindy@AngelfishTherapy.com.