About Us

Shore Kids Pediatric Therapies offers comprehensive, integrated, multidisciplinary evaluations and treatment services for children ranging from special needs and learning disabilities to children with autism and developmental disabilities. All therapy is provided in a child friendly, play-based environment in our 3,000 square foot facility. Our extensive experience is in treating infants through adults. The Shore Kids staff consists of SLPs, OTs, PTs, BCBAs, Special Educators, Teachers of the Handicapped, Reading Specialists, LDTCs, Psychologists and Psychiatrists.


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Jaime Lehrhoff, M.A., LDT-C
Co-owner and Director

Jaime graduated from Newark Academy in Livingston, NJ before earning her Elementary Education and Sociology degree in 1997 from Adelphi University. While teaching at the elementary level, Jaime completed her Master’s Degree from New York University in reading and learning disabilities. She continued her education at Montclair State University where she received her Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant Certification in 2004.  In 2006, Jaime founded the Livingston Educational Center for diagnostic testing, tutoring, and small group programs. Six years later, she opened her second location in Short Hills, NJ alongside of Sensational Therapies, a pediatric Occupational Therapy Center. Jaime is proud to be part of Kids Under One Roof in Short Hills, where she works alongside of exceptional professionals in the field. Today, Jaime continues to consult with school districts in the NJ area as well as evaluates and diagnoses children and adolescents with learning disabilities. In addition, Jaime speaks on topics such as Dyslexia and early signs of learning disabilities around the tri-state area. Jaime’s expertise in learning disabilities has enabled her to help families all over New Jersey. She was featured in NJ Family Magazine’s Best Doctors in 2012 and 2013!


tracyTracy Garguilo, M.S., OTR-L
Co-owner and Director

Tracy graduated from University of Delaware with a BS in Physical Education in 1995, and went on to receive her Masters in Occupational Therapy from Columbia University in 2002.  She received a scholarship from The Board of Education in New York in which she worked for 3 years in both Manhattan and Staten Island.  She evaluated and treated children ages 3-18 with a variety of diagnoses  including: sensory processing disorder, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), ADD/ADHD, neurologic and genetic disorders, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome,  visual motor/perceptual impairments and developmental delays.  She also worked in Early Intervention (birth-three years old) in New York and currently works  in Early Intervention in New Jersey where she is on the Targeted Evaluation Team  which evaluates children all over Monmouth County and determines eligibility for  Early Intervention Services. Tracy loves working directly with families and providing them with strategies they can easily incorporate into their daily lives. She has also worked for Tender Touch Occupational Therapy, a private practice in Hazlet, NJ for 9 years where she evaluated and treated children in a clinic setting as well as provided school based therapy.  She specializes and has advanced training in sensory processing dysfunction, creating sensory diets, Wilbarger protocol (brushing program), Handwriting without Tears and Visual  Motor/Perceptual Processing. She prides herself on taking a holistic approach when working with children and their families and believes that each child has their own unique strengths and talents.