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Hope Davis


Hope holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Arkansas where she was also captain of the UCA dance team. She has a Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from Louisiana Tech University. Hope had heard wonderful things about KULA and was excited to join our team after graduation. She has a passion for children. She has always wanted to work with children and has a special interest in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Personally, Hope has a passion for music. Going to concerts or listening to live music is one of her favorite things to do. She also enjoys reading, dancing, spending time with her family and friends, and working out. If she could have a superpower, she thinks it would be cool to be able to fly or be invisible.

She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Hope has been trained in the following approaches:

  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), which allows children with little or no communication abilities a means of communicating non-verbally. She has also been trained in a sensory motor approach to treating Apraxia.
  • Strategies for Teaching based on Autism Research (STAR Curriculum Training). A developmental curriculum content appropriate for students with ASD and other developmental disabilities.

Hope may be contacted at hopehagerman@mykidsunlimited.com.

Katherine Justus


Katherine holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Ouachita Baptist University and a Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology from Louisiana Tech University. She loves working with children to identify their needs. She also likes to discover a child’s interests to help motivate them so they can thrive in their environment. She is passionate about helping individuals gain as much independence as they can through their speech.

In her free time, Katherine loves to restore furniture, spend time with family and friends, and be involved in local church activities. She also enjoys going places she has never been before to gain new experiences. Katherine loves to watch movies based on true stories. If she had one superpower, it would be time travel so she could experience different times in history. She is trained in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), which allows children with little or no communication abilities a means of communicating non-verbally. She is also trained in a sensory motor approach to treating apraxia and the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to feeding, a program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties from birth to 18 years of age. Katherine is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She is certified/trained in the following approaches:

  • SOS Approach to feeding
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), which allows children with little or no communication abilities a means of communicating non-verbally.
  • Sensory motor approach to treating apraxia
  • Pre-chaining and chaining therapy to treat pediatric feeding disorders
  • Strategies for Teaching based on Autism Research (STAR Curriculum Training). A developmental curriculum content appropriate for students with ASD and other developmental disabilities.
  • Lively Letters

Katherine may be contacted at katherinemelson@mykidsunlimited.com.

Daley Gamblin


Daley graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Central Arkansas in May, 2014. She then earned a Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from Louisiana Tech University in May, 2016. Daley is known for her passion for working with children. In her spare time, she enjoys quilting, embroidery, reading and working out as well as kayaking and cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals with her husband. She also likes to support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. When asked what super-human power she would possess, if possible, she said she would like the ability to become invisible when convenient.

Daley is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She has been trained in the following approaches:

  • Picture Exchange Communications System (PECS), which allows children who have little or no communication abilities a means of communicating non-verbally
  • Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP). LAMP focuses on giving the individual independent access to vocabulary on voice output Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices that use consistent motor plans for accessing vocabulary.
  • STAR Program (Strategies for Teaching based on Autism Research). STAR uses ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) instructional methods of discrete trial training, pivotal response training and teaching functional routines to help children with autism and other developmental disabilities and delays.
  • Sensory motor approach to treating apraxia
  • Pre-chaining and chaining therapy to treat pediatric feeding disorders

Daley may be contacted at daleyjohnston@mykidsunlimited.com.

Stevi Vernon, M.S., CCC-SLP


Stevi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from University of Arkansas at Little Rock and received a Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2015. Stevi has worked with children in public schools since 2015 and has realized the importance of early intervention, and the impact it can make in their lives. KULA is the perfect environment for that. The best skills she brings to the job are her love for children and the passion for helping them to reach their goals.  She is very passionate about music of all types, enjoys to go jeeping in the Ozarks and experiencing the beauty of nature, and spending time with friends and family. If she could possess one super-human power, it would be the ability to be invisible.

Stevi is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She is trained in all of the following approaches:

  • Picture Exchange Communications System (PECS), which allows children who have little or no communication abilities a means of communicating non-verbally
  • Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP). LAMP focuses on giving the individual independent access to vocabulary on voice output Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices that use consistent motor plans for accessing vocabulary.
  • Pre-chaining and chaining therapy to treat pediatric feeding disorders
  • Strategies for Teaching based on Autism Research (STAR Curriculum Training). A developmental curriculum content appropriate for students with ASD and other developmental disabilities.

Stevi may be contacted at stevivernon@mykidsunlimited.com.

Haylynn Beall


Haylynn graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Harding University in December, 2013. She then earned a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Harding University in May, 2016 as well. Haylynn has a dog named Sadie and loves to spend her spare time doing anything with family. She supports Partners Against Trafficking Humans . If Haylynn could have one super-human power it would be super speed, so she would never be late again! She loves being a team player and using her problem solving skills. 

Haylynn is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She has been trained in the following approaches:

  • Picture Exchange Communications System (PECS), which allows children who have little or no communication abilities a means of communicating non-verbally
  • Learn to Play the NDT Way, which emphasizes treatment strategies to promote ‘natural ways to play’ in the child with neurological involvement
  • STAR Program (Strategies for Teaching based on Autism Research). STAR uses ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) instructional methods of discrete trial training, pivotal response training and teaching functional routines to help children with autism and other developmental disabilities and delays.
  • has extensive background in pediatric feeding

Haylynn may be contacted at haylynnbeall@mykidsunlimited.com.

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