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 email@example.com.
LeaAnn graduated from University of Louisiana- Monroe with a Bachelor’s of Science in Speech Language Pathology and with a Master’s of Science in Speech Language Pathology. She believes that fostering a fun learning environment with patience is the key to being successful with the kiddos at Kids Unlimited. In her spare time, LeaAnn likes to fish, hike, and camp. Her favorite thing about working at Kids Unlimited is getting to see how lives change in a positive aspect. Her motto is “Work hard and diligently.” LeaAnn has been trained in Strategies for Teaching based on Autism Research (STAR Curriculum Training). A developmental curriculum content appropriate for students with ASD and other developmental disabilities.
LeaAnn may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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