Owner/ Clinic Supervisor of Fox Therapy Center and Certified Autism Specialist
Dr. Fox received her doctoral degree in Speech Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University. She also holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA), Virginia state licensure, and is a member of the Speech Language Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV). She holds the additional credentials of Qualified Orofacial Myologist and Certified Autism Specialist. Dr. Fox has over 18 years of experience in the field of Speech Language Pathology and serves as an excellent mentor for the Fox Therapy Center staff! She currently specializes in Childhood Apraxia of Speech as well as Orofacial Myology. She is a Practitioner of the Speech EZ® Apraxia Program and has also conducted research using the Speech EZ® program. Dr. Fox has specialized training and continuing education in several areas including: orofacial myology, autism, literacy, SOS feeding approach, sensory/motor feeding techniques, the LAMP approach to AAC, cleft lip/palate, PROMPT, Beckman Oral Motor Therapy, Oral Placement Therapy, Oral Motor Therapy, sensory processing disorder and Multisensory techniques, ABA training, PECS training, iPad application usage for AAC and speech and language interventions, trained in the use of AAC Tobi Dynavox and PRC devices. She is passionate about helping children and their families meet their therapy milestones!
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Speech Therapist and Certified Autism Specialist
Ms. Amanda, M.S., CCC-SLP, CAS is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and certified Autism Specialist. She attended Towson University for her undergraduate studies in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She later earned her Master of Science Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Loyola University of Maryland in 2014. With high regard for others, Amanda respects children and families and collaborates with them to help children gain communication abilities and social interaction skills. Prior to working at Fox Therapy Center, Amanda worked in a public elementary school, provided early intervention services, and gained experience working with children in outpatient clinics. She has experience with diagnosing and treating communication disorders including receptive and expressive language disorders, autism spectrum disorders, fluency disorders, speech articulation and phonological disorders, and attention deficit disorders. Amanda is young at heart and enjoys spending time with friends, playing board games, hiking, kayaking, listening to music, and doing yoga in her free time. Amanda values this opportunity at Fox Therapy Center and is thankful for the rewarding experiences with children and their families.
Bi-lingual Speech therapist, Certified Autism Specialist
Ms. Ileana was born and raised as a bilingual Spanish and English speaker. She received her Bachelor's degrees in Psychology with a Minor in Linguistic from the University of Mary Washington right here in Fredericksburg, VA. She then went on to receive her Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. She has her CCC and is a Certified Autism Specialist. She is eager to give back to the community she has called home for about half of her life. Ms. Ileana has experience with both children and adults in the following settings: outpatient clinic, private practice, university clinic, and the acute hospital setting. She enjoys getting to know her patients and is motivated to incorporate their favorite items and topics into their therapy sessions. Furthermore, she is happy and eager to help to families by helping their children meet their communication milestones!
Speech Pathologist-Clinical Fellow
Ms. Maggie comes to Virginia from the state of Ohio where she earned her bachelor’s in psychology and international studies from Ohio State University. Prior to becoming a speech language pathologist, she worked as a legal assistant for over three years striving every day to make sure each and every person’s voice was heard. During this time she realized she desired to have a more direct and positive impact on the lives of children and their families. She earned a Masters of Education in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and has experience in inpatient, outpatient, and school settings. She’s excited to have the opportunity to work every day with children and families to reach their goals. In her free time, Maggie enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Katrina earned her Master's degree from Gannon University in northwestern Pennsylvania. Prior to earning her Master's degree, she received an Associate's degree and worked as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant while she furthered her education. Katrina has experience in various pediatric settings, including school-based and outpatient therapy settings. She has specialized training in the Play Project, as well as Astronaut Training: A Sound Activated Vestibular-Visual Protocol for Moving, Looking, and Listening. She enjoys exploring this new area with her recently wedded husband, as well as meeting so many new people from the area. Katrina loves to work with children and their families to help them learn and grow. She is dedicated to helping children reach their full potential!
Ms. Melanie was born and raised in sunny South Florida, where she obtained her degree for Occupational Therapy Assistance. She spent a lot of her free time volunteering for various special needs organizations in the area such as Best Buddies, Exceptional Theater Company, The Mailman Segal Center’s Baudhuin Preschool, and Social Mind Center. There she was given the opportunity to provide a wide spectrum of developmentally disabled children positive social interactions while also promoting their uniqueness, creativity and self-confidence through movement, music, and the arts. Helping each child achieve their greatest abilities. Ms. Melanie enjoys engaging in arts and crafts activities herself, as well as playing sports and giving back to her community. She's excited to incorporate her creative experience and love for the pediatric population to be able to help children and their families attain optimal functioning in their daily lives.
Ms. Bonny was born and raised on the Space Coast of Florida (think Cocoa Beach, Kennedy Space Center, and Indian River Citrus). She has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Florida Southern College. She worked for Parks and Recreation at a nature center for just over a year, before beginning work for the Brevard County Public Library System. She was a youth services librarian for over 9 years; it was there that she realized a great desire to have more of an impact in the lives of the children and their families, so she returned to school where she earned her degree in Occupational Therapy Sciences from Daytona State College. Being an Occupational Therapy practitioner is her dream job - touching lives and making a tangible difference in the world, one person at a time. In her free time, Bonny enjoys hiking, birding, photography, music, reading a good book, and spending time with her family and her cats.