About NANT

The National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) is the professional organization that serves neonatal occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists.

What We Stand For

Our Vision

We aim to improve the quality of life and neurodevelopmental outcomes for babies who begin their lives in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) through the unique contributions of neonatal therapy.

What We Believe

Our Mission

We support neonatal therapists’ professional and personal development by providing highly focused continuing education, resources, standards, mentoring, and connection while advancing the specialty globally.

Sue Ludwig, OTR/L, CNT


Sue Ludwig, OTR/L, CNT is passionate about improving the quality of life for babies who begin their journey in the NICU and the therapists who serve them. As NANT President and Founder, she uses a blend of clinical expertise, innovation, and leadership to support the advancement of this specialty globally. 

She is a sought-after speaker, consultant, writer, and educator. Her book Tiny Humans, Big Lessons: How the NICU Taught Me to Live with Energy, Intention, and Purpose, is now available wherever books are sold.

Sue lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with her husband and a couple of dogs, and has two grown children.

Our Core Values


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