Team Biographies

Bethany

Office Manager

Bethany graduated from Southeastern University in 2007 with a degree in Business Management. She coordinates and schedules therapy services for all of our families.

Jennifer, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Jennifer graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology. She completed her thesis in Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Since then she served as an augmentative specialist for Tampa General Hospital and continues to specialize in the area. Jennifer has special interest in the area of Sensory Processing Disorder and oral motor/feeding. She has completed several courses in the areas of sensory integration therapy and techniques, oral/motor feeding disorders, AAC, Language and Reading Therapy, as well as Central Auditory Processing Disorder and Executive Functioning Disorder. Her most recent Certification is in Therapeutic Listening. Jennifer is also a member of the American Hippotherapy Association.

Lindsay, M.A. CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Lindsay graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master’s degree is Speech Language Pathology. She has worked with pediatrics from birth to school aged with a variety of disorders. She enjoys working in the area of Early intervention, teaching families how to encourage speech and language development at home.

Elisabeth, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Graduating from Florida State University with her Master’s degree she has worked in both the school system and private practice setting. Elisabeth has worked with children and adults with a variety of disorders and disabilities, including autism, developmental delay, apraxia, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, Asperger’s, and articulation difficulties.

Marlena, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Marlena received her Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of South Florida. Since then she has been serving the 0-3 population in their natural environments. She enjoys working with young children and their families. She completed extensive continuing education in the area of childhood Apraxia and treatment options.

Laura, M.Ed. CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Laura graduated from Florida Atlantic University with her Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She has treated the pediatric and adult populations in the areas of autism, developmental apraxia, dysphagia, fluency, oralfacial myology and feeding/swallowing disorders.

Kristen, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Kristen graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology. She has experience in the school setting and private practice. She enjoys working with school aged children.

Olivia, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist


Olivia completed​ her Master's in Speech Language Pathology at the University of South Florida. She enjoys working with school-aged children and works in the school setting as well. 

Tracy, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Tracy graduated from Florida Gulfcoast University with a bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy. She has worked in several pediatric settings, including home health, clinic and hospital.  Tracy has over 12 years of experience working with children with sensory processing disorder and hand writing.

Amy, COTA

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Amy has worked as a COTA since 2010, in the area of rehabilitation serving the adult and pediatric population. She has enjoys working with children with Autism, developmental delays, and ADHD.  

Megan, MPT

Physical Therapist

Megan has over ten years of experience as a pediatric physical therapist. She works with ages birth to school aged. Megan has experience with Early Intervention and enjoys teaching families how to encourage their children to meet their gross motor milestones.

Whitney, MPT

Physical Therapist

Whitney has over ten years of experience as a pediatric physical therapist evaluating and treating children with developmental delay, orthopedic and neurological diagnosis.

Jennifer, M.A., ITDS

Early Interventionist

Jennifer received her Master's degree in Special Education K-12 from University of South Florida.  She has been a special needs caretaker as well as director of special education at multiple sites.  She has also received a Master's Level Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist certificate from UCF.

Kristina, B.A. ITDS

Early Interventionist

Kristina has a background in Elementary Education and has experience as a preschool teacher, tutor, and nanny. She enjoys teaching families how to encourage overall development in the natural environment.

Jenny, B.A. ITDS

Early Interventionist

Jenny is an Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist and provides Early Intervention services through the Bay Area Early Steps program. She works with children and families in their natural environment settings. Jenny is committed to improving children’s development by maximizing teachable moments within daily routines and using a team-based approach with caregivers and other therapy providers.

Aeryn, B.S. ITDS

Early Interventionist

Aeryn has a background in child development with experience teaching preschool, as well as, working with families. She enjoys helping children reach their full potential.

Hannah, M.S. CCC-SLP

 Speech Language Pathologist

Hannah received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from USF. She also compled her Master’s in Speech Language Pathology at the University of South Florida. She works as an SLP and ITDS. She has a special interest in the area of Early Intervention and enjoys working to increase language and overall development in the birth to three population.

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