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Scott Anderle, PT, CAPS,

SCOTT ANDERLE, PT, CAPS, is the President and owner of Specialized Home Design, Inc. He is a physical therapist, a Certified Aging In-Place Specialist (CAPS) and a former Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS). Scott has been a physical therapist since 1987 and owned five rehabilitation clinics throughout West Michigan. He sold his rehabilitation company after 13 years of service to the community and began independent study of home modification for individuals who have had a catastrophic injury or disease as well as the aging baby boomers.

Scott has extensively studied universal design, accessibility and barrier free concepts. He has been an integral part of numerous home modification projects and evaluations, working with insurance companies, contractors and individuals to coordinate home modification projects. Scott is involved in the development of "Independence Condominiums," featuring custom-built, single-family homes that are universal and accessible in design. He also developed the CHER™ (the Comprehensive Home Evaluation Report), an on-line home evaluation report template to help those who generate home evaluation reports for their clients.

Scott is recognized for his expertise as a universal and accessible home design specialist and is distinguished as a national speaker and educator in his field. He brings compassion and commitment to his lectures based on his extensive experience as a physical therapist and a home modification specialist. Scott is also an instructor for the CAPS certification course through the National Association of Home Builders and is identified as a preferred speaker for the National Kitchen and Bath Association. To learn more about Scott or his seminars, visit