Erica received both her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders (1999) and Master of Communication Disorders (2001) from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. After working in a variety of settings, including home health, nursing homes, public schools, and private practices, she found her love in pediatrics and early intervention. She has been practicing primarily as a pediatric speech-language pathologist for 14 years, providing therapy to children with various forms of developmental delays and communicative disorders including autism spectrum disorders, apraxia, articulation delays, language delays, and oral motor/swallowing disorders. Erica loves being a part of a group that helps kids reach their full potential. It is such a joy to her to see a child meet those milestones and know that she helped them get there. Spending time with her family is very important to Erica. Her children are involved in several sports/activities and they are always on the go. She loves being involved in activities with them and watching them play/perform.
Erica is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She has been trained in the following approaches:
- Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), which allows children with little or no communication abilities a means pf communicating non-verbally.
- Sensory motor approach to treating apraxia and the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding
- Pre-chaining and chaining therapy to treat pediatric feeding disorders
Erica may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leslie graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with her Masters in Communication Disorders in 2019. Her passion for helping others and creative side to everything is what brought her to Kids Unlimited! Leslie’s favorite part of working at KULA is her ability to help children succeed and grow for their futures. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family and friends. Leslie also loves to run! Her personal motto is, “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind!” Leslie is a member for the American Speech-language Hearing Association. She has been trained in lingraphica and tobii dynavox devices to help those with aphasia.
Leslie may be contacted at email@example.com.
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