Debbie Welch, Occupational Therapist

OTR/L

Every child with special needs deserves the chance to be able to do what it is that is both meaningful and purposeful to them. It is so special to see a child’s joy and gratification with succeeding in a meaningful activity or task. Helping to facilitate a child’s ability to engage in activities is more than rewarding.

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Debbie Welch

Debbie Welch

Heather Emery-Hendrick, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

The innate ability of humans to acquire and utilize language as a means of communication and connection is a gift. Providing education, training, skilled intervention, and advocacy to assist others to communicate effectively has been and continues to be life-changing for me.

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Heather Emery-Hendrick

Heather Emery-Hendrick

Laura Holden, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

Life is about relationships. I get to come to work every day and help children communicate so that they can access their social world, engage with others, and form relationships. There’s nothing better than watching a child become empowered by their communication and connecting with the world.

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Laura Holden

Laura Holden

Chris Bell, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

SLPA

There is nothing more motivating to me than directly helping people. Kids are unique in that they are so shapeable and have such potential. This makes working with them particularly rewarding. In elementary school, I saw a wonderful SLP that helped me master the “s” sound. Having this first-hand experience at such a formative age left a lasting impression. As early as Kindergarten, I can recall being naturally drawn to engaging with kids who were outside the norm and seemed isolated. I enjoyed bringing a little joy and connection to them. I’m still that same person, and getting to work with kids that don’t fit into the box continues to motivate and inspire me.

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Jordan Lusk Rodriguez, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I enjoy serving children and families through communication because I feel that the confidence and skill to communicate is everyone’s right. Communication permeates all aspects of our lives and is a way for us to access the world around us. I have always worked in fields that help to empower, especially vulnerable populations. I enjoy working with different cultures and people.

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Jordan Lusk Rodriguez

Christina Gagosian, Occupational Therapist

OTR/L

I love my job because I get to work with such amazing children, families, and therapists in a fun and creative way. It is extremely rewarding to be able to help children grow, learn, participate in family life, and just be kids.  Many children need a little extra support in order to process and adapt to their environments so that they can participate in everyday activities. I believe that every child and family can experience success and confidence in their goals, and I feel fortunate to be a part of that process.

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Christina Gagosian

Anka Supulveda PROF

Anka Sepulveda, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I do what I do so that I can be a part of helping kids connect through words, so that their inherent worth and dignity shines through.

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Anka Sepulveda

Ruth Morrison, School Psychologist

I believe each student has the capacity to learn, grow, and succeed. I believe that by communicating effectively and developing collaborative teams, we can create educational programs that benefit all students.

Ruth Morrison

Ruth Morrison

Paulette Selman

Paulette Selman, School Psychologist

School is the second most important part of a child’s life, after family. Growing up volunteering as a camp counselor, I knew I wanted to work with kids but never thought I could be a teacher, with all respect to teachers because that is a hard job! When I learned about school psychology it sounded like the perfect combination of working with individual students while supporting staff to improve outcomes for all kids. My approach to school psychology is evidence-based, systems-level, and oriented to social justice. School psychologists can do that!

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Paulette Selman

Miranda Valle-Riestra, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

“Communication represents an essential and important human need, as well as a basic human right.” – Ayse Fulya Sen

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Miranda Valle-Riestra

Lorie Harrison

Lorie Harrison, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

During my husband’s military career (and constant moving/uncertainty) I have always been able to count on the personal joy and success I feel when I work with individuals to provide support to those needing/wanting it for their present and future wellbeing. I feel, as a member of society, we should always strive to promote acceptance of faults and motivate others in bringing out their confidence and skills. Seeing an individual improve their abilities to communicate is such a powerful thing to witness.

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Lorie Harrison

Laura Hall, School Psychologist

D.Ed, NCSP, Lead School Psychologist

I believe in educating the whole child; helping them to grow academically, socially, and emotionally in an enriching environment filled with opportunities for positive growth and self-assessment. As a school psychologist, I feel that my role is to work with students, parents, and educators to build a community of support for each and every student so they are capable of learning and growing to their fullest potential.

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Alyssa Hoffman PROF

Alyssa Hoffman, School Psychologist

My role allows me the privilege of supporting students and collaborating with parents and teachers to optimize all students’ educational experiences.

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Alyssa Hoffman

Renee Limon, The Hello Clinic Staff

I believe everyone has a story. My role at the clinic allows me to listen, connect and share stories each day.

 

 

 

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Renee Limon

Josh Peters, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

I am passionate about helping children succeed so that they can reach their full potential and live gratifying and productive lives, and the ability to communicate effectively is linked to that success. Every child deserves an equal opportunity to overcome their communication barriers. For me, being able to participate in that process and help highlight and nurture every child’s unique strengths as they overcome individual obstacles is the reward. Watching them celebrate their growth and progress as they work towards their goals is the icing on the cake!

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Josh Peters

Amber Cordry Martinez PROF

Amber Cordry-Martinez, School Psychologist

The opportunity to be allowed into the process of helping a child, a parent trusting you to be in community with them in benefit of their student, is something I hold sacred. I am a school psychologist because increasing a student’s access to their educational, social, and behavioral acquisition is the greatest opportunity I have ever had.

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Amber Cordry-Martinez

Jamie Oden, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I believe in looking at the whole child in order to help them reach their full potential. I draw from my many experiences working across a wide variety of settings to individualize therapy for each child. I also strive to connect with the teachers and caregivers for each student to help facilitate a connection with a student based on their communication needs.

Jamie Oden

Jamie Oden

Jennifer Cockrell, School Psychologist

I believe the key to helping students succeed is by building authentic and professional relationships with staff, parents, school staff, and the community.  Trust and communication are essential to creating connections within the school setting, which leads to effective problem-solving to benefit students.  Student advocacy and connecting with families and staff are my priorities.

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Jennifer Cockrell

Jennifer Cockrell

Linnea Kehm

Linnea Kehm, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

To help others and make a difference in the world.

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Linnea Kehm

Janet Murphy, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I do this work because I want to make a positive impact in others’ lives. Communication is essential to all areas of life and if I can help others communicate more clearly, their lives can be improved. Children inspire me because of their enthusiasm and readiness for new adventures/learning. The best service comes from building a relationship with children, families, and others who serve our students. I especially enjoy working with families that may struggle with things such as poverty or feeling like they don’t “fit in.”

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Janet Murphy

Natalie Lemos, School Psychologist

I love being a part of the team that helps students who are faced with challenges at school figure out how they learn best and give teachers and parents strategies that will work!

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Natalie Lemos

Natalie Lemos

Bryn Quinlan PROF

Bryn Quinlan, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

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Bryn Quinlan

Wendy Gunter, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I love that moment when a student and the people that interact with them (peers, teachers, parents, paraeducators) understand their communication potential.

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Rachel Braga, Speech-Language Pathologist

Clinical Fellow

Because I’ve been that parent who just wanted my child to be able to tell me about his day. I’m here to help so your child can, too. Because I’ve been that parent worried sick that my child wouldn’t make friends. I’m here to help those friendships blossom. Because I’ve been that parent that felt shunned by a society that didn’t understand my child. I’m here to work as a team because together, we can build a more inclusive and welcoming community where our children can thrive.

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Rachel Braga

Rachel Braga

Brigitte Thomas PROF

Brigitte Thomas, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

Every child holds unique gifts to be unfolded.  I love having the opportunity to help children find and use their voices and engage with the world around them.  One of the most important things we can do in life is to cultivate a child’s self-expression, confidence, healthy interpersonal development, and self-discovery.

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Brigitte Thomas

Teresa Quiroga

Teresa Quiroga, School Psychologist

As the daughter of an adult immigrant to the United States, I was able to directly experience the importance of education as a way of building a life that includes meaningful work, equity, and growth. My own educational experiences have taught me the importance of learning about your unique learning profile and how to learn about learning. Although dyslexia runs in my family we are all avid readers. I love being in schools and collaborating with students, teachers, and families to support success and lifelong learning.

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Teresa Quiroga

Katelynn Macedo, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Communication is a privilege humans can easily take for granted. I believe every child deserves to feel as though their opinions and thoughts matter and can be heard. My goal is to help children reach their milestones, regardless of how big or small.

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Katelynn Macedo

Jenny Peddicord, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I believe in discovering and uncovering each child’s unique mix of strengths and challenges and helping them to understand it too. I believe in using the skills of every member of the team to provide cohesive and long-lasting change. I believe in valuing cultural, social, linguistic, religious, and economic differences. I believe in loving what I do.

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Jenny Peddicord

Jenny Peddicord

Magdalene Lima-Fiallos, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I do this because I’m driven to find that hidden treasure inside of every human being I meet, especially kids. Empowering children to communicate enables us to truly get to know them and discover their strengths, creativity, talent, likes, dislikes, joys, and aspirations. In the process, they learn about themselves and that what they have to give to the world is valuable and unique. I’m a treasure-hunter!

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Magdalene Lima-Fiallos

Helen Kennedy

Helen Kennedy, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

Communication is the foundation of all human interaction and the key to personal success. I feel privileged that I get to play a part in helping kids find ways to express themselves. I get to share in their joy when they make progress and reach communication milestones.

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Helen Kennedy

Kalie Steele, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I believe in giving a voice to those who are unable to advocate for themselves; to encourage, teach, and empower my students to make new connections and create their own success in the classroom and in life.

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Kalie Steele

Kelsey Simons, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

There is nothing more gratifying than helping another experience an “Aha!” moment. That moment when something clicks and a light bulb turns on. Experiencing those moments, and helping another understand how this new knowledge can be meaningful to their life is what truly drives me.

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Kelsey Simons

Kelsey Simons

Alice Jeske, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

Working with children is a joy. My job is to help children produce speech sounds correctly or fluently, understand and share thoughts and ideas, and decipher non-verbal aspects of language. I believe in blending evidence-based treatment techniques with parent training and thoughtful problem solving to enable young ones and their families find solutions to communication challenges.

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Alice Jeske

Linda Huseby

Linda Huseby

People should love where they work. As a Human Resources professional, I have the opportunity to play a role in making that happen.

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Linda Huseby

Christy Strange, Occupational Therapist

OTR/L

Kids are amazing, let’s face it. I am honestly awestruck and humbled by children’s ability to persevere and demonstrate persistence to accomplish what is asked of them physically, emotionally, and cognitively. Finding that “just right” challenge for students so that they can become empowered by their own capabilities is why I love being an OT. It’s wonderful to witness human greatness and have a blast along the journey.

Christy Strange

Christy Strange

Kelly Bawden

Kelly Bawden, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

Some of my earliest memories are of defending my brother who stutters and I carry that same emotion into my work today. I believe in amplifying the voices of marginalized communities, advocating for systemic change, and creating environments where every child can experience success.

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Kelly Bawden

Denice Edeal, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I believe that every child no matter their disability, social or economic status, or geographical location has the right to communicate to the best of their ability and to receive high-quality services. I am passionate about advocating for those in need. I love working with children and their families, and I enjoy the unique challenges of this very special job. I also love playing with play-doh all day!

Denice Edeal

Denice Edeal

Lori Pastoor, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

Communication is the key to friendship, academic success, independence, sense of self, and participation in the community. I honor my role in supporting any child on their journey of growing their communication skills to experience success in all aspects of life.

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Lori Pastoor

Lori Pastoor

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Meghann Jenkins, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I love being part of the moment when you know someone just learned something meaningful to them. A game-changer. As an SLP, I get to see this all the time. It’s incredible.

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Meghann Jenkins

Elena Kuzmenko, School Psychologist

I believe I am making a positive difference by working in the role of an advocate for students with disabilities or suspected disabilities, working alongside other advocates for the student (parents, teachers, other providers, and community members) because I believe every child deserves a quality education.

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Elena Kuzmenko

Elena Kuzmenko

Kayla Jordan, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I support speech and language development to spread the word that there are many different ways to successfully communicate. Meaningful connection and interdependence contribute to successful communication. I believe in providing accommodations, supporting growth, advocating, and acknowledging strengths so that each and every person’s differences are honored, respected, and celebrated.

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Kayla Jordan

Gina Ossanna

Gina Ossanna, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I want to even the playing field for students with special needs; To connect with students and help them feel supported; To be an advocate for students who don’t usually advocate for themselves; To work with other professionals as a team to problem solve how to best help others; To constantly challenge myself to think about learning in different ways; To feel good about what I do at the end of the day.

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Gina Ossanna

Launa Barnett, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I love working with children and families and hold a strong belief that education must be accessible to all. And, at the end of the day, I simply love being around kids – they make me smile and fill my heart with joy!

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Christina Crouse

Christina Crouse, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I believe that each individual has the potential to experience meaningful relationships and achieve their life goals and I am passionate about supporting my clients in their pursuits. I work to find strategies to support their communication through their unique learning style to independently grow and succeed in all areas of life.

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Christina Crouse

Brittany Waggoner PROF

Brittany Waggoner, School Psychologist

Access to a full and enriching educational experience is essential for all students! I find pure joy in walking this path with teams and playing a role in developing comprehensive support systems to get all students to their graduation!

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Brittany Waggoner

Amy Preci PROF

Amy Preci, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

To help others reach their fullest potential and show their gifts to the world.

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Ariel Ursetti PROF

Ariel Ursitti, School Psychologist

Trying to narrow down why this job is so meaningful to me seems impossible because there are so many reasons. Overwhelmingly, what it comes down to is that when I’m in this role, I have the privilege of helping my students and families realize dreams. Through guiding learning around a student‘s understanding of their own unique pattern of strengths and focus areas for growth, we can work collaboratively towards gaining the skills and techniques necessary for that student to reach their definition of success.

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Tracy Adams

Tracy Adams, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I hope to empower each child to believe in themselves and I love the look on their face when they learn/achieve something new.

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Tracy Adams

Mags Frazier, Speech-Language Pathologist

Clinical Fellow

Communication is the root of everything: how we relate to each other, build community, state our needs, talk about our feelings, tell jokes, interview for jobs, and share memories. Sometimes we communicate using our words. Other times we may communicate using a device such as our iPad or phone, sharing pictures, sharing music, playing a game, laughter, or simply a hug. My role as an SLP is to cultivate the best multi-modal communication approach for you and your family. I will listen attentively to help you say what you want to say when you want to say it. Your thoughts and feelings matter. I want to hear your wonderful ideas and so does the world!  

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Lada Sarycheva Gonzales

Lada Sarycheva Gonzales, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I believe that each and every human being on this planet has a great desire and need to be expressed, to be able to share their thoughts and needs, to develop a sense of belonging and inclusiveness with others. Without language, we lose our ability to communicate and without this ability, we cannot prosper as humans. I think that I am blessed to be a part of an amazing community of SLPs who dedicate their time and resources to helping other human beings to be full and complete.

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Lada Sarycheva Gonzales

Elizabeth Miller, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Instilling a sense of confidence among all of my students is an ultimate aspiration of mine. I believe every single person should be loved and cherished for their unique set of strengths and weaknesses. Creating a more inclusive and accessible world is something we should all strive to achieve.

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Elizabeth Miller

Brittni Jones PROF

Brittni Jones, School Psychologist

When I first learned about school psychology, what drew me to it was the process of uncovering hidden barriers for children that were causing struggles (academically, behaviorally, or socially), and then developing interventions to help them succeed. As a research assistant in the University of Oregon Brain Development Lab, I was able to see firsthand the benefits of early intervention on children at the brainwave level, and this inspired me. Several years later, as a parent of a child with a disability, I experience job satisfaction when I help parents feel heard, supported, or help them get access to services that they may not have otherwise for their child. I also find tremendous value in being a trusted adult for students who need someone to turn to.

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Kirsty Lindaas

Kirsty Lindaas, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I believe communication is important for people to be happy. Every child deserves the opportunity to make their wants and needs known. I want to help them be successful.

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Kirsty Lindaas

Karen Mossbarger

Karen Mossbarger, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I want kids to enjoy communicating and learning, to feel proud of themselves for working toward their goals, and most of all to let each child know that they are loved and important. Watching how kids make connections and seeing positive changes happen for them as a result is the most motivating and exciting part of this work! People fascinate me, and kids are some of the wisest and fun people!

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Karen Mossbarger

Thuy Colburn, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I am a nurturer so whether it’s my plants, cats, pug, husband, or friends, my loved ones get me out of bed every day. I became a Speech-Language Pathologist because I did not begin learning English until I was fourteen years old and understand what it feels like to be misunderstood or unable to express my needs and wants. My passion for working with K-12 students is borne out of my own communication history in public schools.

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Thuy Colburn

Becky Spencer

Becky Spencer, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

It’s a privilege to work with so many amazing children and families. Helping kids learn to communicate more effectively with the people in their lives is truly inspiring!

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Becky Spencer

Justin Pohlreich

Justin Pohlreich, School Psychologist

I believe that every day should be about being a better version of our previous self. As we become better versions of ourselves it enables us to empower others toward personal growth and success. By becoming a better me, I can support others in becoming a better them. This, in turn, may lead to them empowering their own families and communities. It is a growth mindset that encourages others to live with intent, purpose, and personal meaning, and to spread the flame of hope and potential. The simplest way to say this is: “Kids (all people) do well if they can,” so let’s give them the tools so they can.

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Justin Pohlreich

Rachel Henno

Rachel Henno, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

I truly believe that it takes a village. Having the opportunity to make a positive difference in one’s own community is where true change is sparked, and for me, that opportunity is helping children improve their communication and expression through speech therapy. I hope to make a lasting impact on each child I work with so that they feel confident in knowing that they have the knowledge, ability, and support to successfully engage and grow within their environment.

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Rachel Henno

Sarah Fowler

Sarah Fowler, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

I believe that connection is the key ingredient to a rich and joyful life. When I’m with students, my goal is to connect and to be wholly present with them so that they feel seen and valued. I love helping learners strengthen their communication skills in a fun, relational way so that they can, in turn, build empowered connections with others in their lives.

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Sarah Fowler

Darci Nielson

Darci Nielson, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I believe that every child’s eyes should sparkle in the light of an adult who is focused completely on them and believes they are amazing.

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Darci Nielson

Katie Farell

Katie Farrell, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

I love to build relationships with co-workers and clients, and make a difference!

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Katie Farrell

Sandra Lucas

Sandra Lucas, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

The basic ability to connect with each other is something we often take for granted. I love that as an SLP, we work hard to understand the many complexities of this innate desire and strive to help children, adolescents, and adults achieve these connections. I believe in giving a voice to vulnerable populations through providing tools that can ultimately help them to form relationships with others. Relationships give us support, encouragement, and the motivation to communicate with each other and reach our full potential in life!

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Sandra Lucas

Elsa Bro, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

As a speech-language pathologist, I get to nurture each child’s POTENTIAL to thrive as a communicator, reader, storyteller, student, and friend. I get to teach the differently-abled and multi-talented! I get to collaborate with creative educators and am rewarded by each child’s successes as their self-confidence grows and their communication expands. The best part: all along the way their smiling eyes meet mine as we celebrate each step of the way.

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Carla Asplund

I work at Hello because their values speak to me. Work/life balance is embraced and they put kids first. I am so lucky to be part of this amazing organization.

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Carla Asplund

Sharon Soliday, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

Everything you ever wanted is on the other side of fear, so says George Addair. And it’s true. I have built my company to build bridges for thousands of children. And at moments it was terrifying. But despite any moment of trepidation, I could always close my eyes and imagine the small hand of my five year old daughter clasping mine on the walk to school. I started this company to have the freedom to walk her to school. But I built this company recognizing children needed an advocate. And parents working for me needed to have their own children valued, too. Building bridges is about moving someone from here to further down the road. And that’s what we do at Hello. We each take someone’s to take the hand to walk them to where they need to go.

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Sharon Soliday

Sharon Soliday

Gretchen Walker, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I want to improve people’s quality of life. I want to be a part of helping them become contributing members of society/successful in school. I feel I can be a good/positive role model. I have always had a passion for working with children.

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Gretchen Walker

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Sharon Scheurer, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I nurture the growth of people and teams. I believe in every person working towards their potential and increasing their quality of life.

 

 

 

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Sharon Scheurer

Sharon Scheurer

Amelia Fitch, School Psychologist

Being a school psychologist enables me to serve schools as a collaborative team member, creative problem-solver, and mental health advocate. I love fostering culturally-sensitive and inclusive climates for all students, families, and staff members. Each unique opportunity to help parents and educators better understand a child reinforces why I do what I do! 

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Joella Nelson, School Psychologist

NCSP

“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow” -Anthony D’Angelo. I strongly believe that all people are unique and each individual child’s strengths and needs should be looked at as just that. One of the core reasons I love being a school psychologist is that I have the opportunity to help students, families, and school teams to recognize and celebrate all growth and progress. I believe that every student has the capacity to learn and make growth at their own pace. We should meet students where they are at throughout their educational journey and help them to discover their passions and potential while supporting them to have the necessary tools and skills that they need to engage with their learning.

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Lauren Forgione

Lauren Forgione, The Hello Clinic Staff

My job at The Hello Clinic is to help facilitate each part of our clients’ experience with us, ensuring that our service meets (or exceeds!) your family’s needs. When it comes to understanding your plan and utilizing your benefits, I delight in being your go-to contact and advocate. I pride myself in making sure the clients and families that we serve always know that they can depend on me to walk alongside them, cheer their successes, and tackle each challenge as a team… it is that simple.

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Kelsey Adrian

Kelsey Adrian, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I believe that communication is the pathway to connection. When I am working with a child to better communicate with their classmate at school, a family member at home, or with the remarkable world around them; there is truly nothing more valuable. Everyone deserves to have access to meaningful connections through any mode of communication and it’s a privilege to be a part of each child’s extraordinary journey.

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Carol Shapiro

Carol Shapiro, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

Communication is required if you want to live independently in this world. As I reflect on the things I value most in my life, and on the experiences my friends and family have had, I observe the unfortunate opportunity for people’s choices to be overlooked, and sometimes consciously ignored. It gives me great satisfaction to see my clients grow in their ability to effect change in their own lives as a result of their communication skills.

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Chris Carleton

My goal is to provide the best service possible to our school districts. I am passionate about building trusting, long-lasting relationships with our district partners so that we have an opportunity to serve their students and staff for many years to come.

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Kira Wright, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I believe that by protecting and supporting the least of us, we all benefit – those whose stories can be heard and those who hear them. I work to change the lives of students and bring benefit to the whole community.

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Julie Peters

Julie Peters, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

The ability to communicate effectively plays a large role in determining our access to the world around us. I enjoy determining and using the strengths of each individual student to encourage them to be the most successful communicator they can be, in whatever form that may take. I am passionate about working with students and families, and love being a part of their achievements no matter how big or small.

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Mary Thompson

Mary Thompson, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

C-SLPA

Communication not only allows us to express ourselves as individuals but also makes it possible to make vital connections in, and contributions to, our communities. I get joy and energy from helping children develop their communication skills so they can take those small but significant steps from the world of “me” into the bigger world of “we.”

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David NT, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

Communication underlies nearly every experience in our lives. Helping to enable and improve communication for another is to optimize their overall living experience. Therefore, supporting others to achieve their potential only brings further diversity to this world that we share, and as a result, improves the living experience for us all.

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Heidi Peters, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

If I can make a positive impact on one life, it’s all worth it. The fact that I get to have a positive impact on several people, which then can have an impact on the world, means that this “one life” that we all get will be that much easier and hopefully better for everyone.

Heidi Peters

Heidi Peters

Meagan Tuhy

Meagan Tuhy

Using my skills and years of branding and design experience to impact Hello’s communication to kids, parents, teachers, and those that provide clinical services is enormously rewarding. As Hello’s Marketing/Creative Director, it’s a pleasure to be able to create a professional brand that radiates confidence while at the same time making sure kids remain the central focus.

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Emily Halverson

Emily Halvorson, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

Communication underlies every interaction we have with the world around us. The ability to effectively communicate our thoughts and ideas promotes an undeniable sense of self and identity. Every day, I get to be a part of the journey that helps an individual gain these skills and allows them to navigate their world. I get to work alongside them, cheer for them, praise their successes, and watch them grow into independent and empowered communicators. Every child deserves to share their voice and it is an honor to stand beside them in this pursuit.

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Ashley Northam PROF

Ashley Northam, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I am very much a whole person-centered therapist. I believe in looking at all areas and factors that may contribute, or affect a client’s growth and development. I thrive on solving problems and seeing clients make progress. I love helping someone else achieve what they did not think was possible. It is so rewarding to look back with a client and see how far they’ve come in time. I love this profession in that there is never a dull day, a monotonous routine, or mindless work. There are definitely challenges that push me but I also love the search to “figure it out.” I get the privilege to work with a wide variety of people and teams with many skills and abilities and walk with them on a path to make a difference in their lives, whatever that may be. I absolutely love my job.

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Liz Ortiz, School Psychologist

My drive is to advocate for the rights of children and ensure that every opportunity and chance are given to them. 

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Sarah Kuhrts, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

Communication is powerful. I love my work because I am able to help children make their needs and wants known, express themselves with confidence, and connect with others in meaningful ways. I believe my role is to guide and support children as they work toward becoming effective communicators, and I am honored to be a part of each family’s journey.

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Celeste Erickson PROF

Celeste Erickson, School Psychologist

I believe that every student has something valuable to offer and it is our job to ensure that we are creating learning spaces that allow them to share their gifts and talents.

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Aaron Waxenfelter, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I want to be a positive influence in the lives of kids. I want to be a cheerleader and champion – a bright spot in their day. I want to do my part in coming alongside kids to grow in their communication skills that will help them, not only in school, but in life and for their whole lives.  

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Heidi Dyk, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

I love helping children reach their goals and witness the pride they feel when they have success. Being a supportive adult in a child’s life is what I feel called to do.

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Nina Simons

Nina Simons, Speech-Language Pathologist

CCC-SLP

I do what I do as an educator and SLP because I believe in sparking the neurodiversity movement in the minds and hearts of the students, families, and staff that I work with! Our world is changing and the deficit model of disability is turning over a new leaf. My mission in my work is to create conversations about accessibility, equity, and embracing the gifts of differently-abled in all walks of society.

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Autumn Schreiber PROF

Autumn Schreiber, School Psychologist

I believe that all children need to be advocated for, and especially some more than others. Working in schools gives me the opportunity to help a variety of children with all types of needs and be a resource for their families as well. All children are capable of learning, growing, and succeeding if they have even one person in their lives that encourages and believes in them.

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