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 20 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!
Speech Langauge Pathologist
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.
Speech Language Pathologist-Clinical Fellow
Ms. Makayla comes to us from Honolulu where she studied at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa through John A. Burns School of Medicine to earn her Master's degree in speech language pathology. Prior to moving to Virginia, Ms. Makayla grew up in northwest Indiana, right outside of Chicago, in the small town of Valparaiso. She later went on to study at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. Through her graduate studies, Ms. Makayla has gained experience with the pediatric population in both inpatient and outpatient medical settings. She was able to gain skills in Early Intervention and neonatal population. Ms. Makayla absolutely loves working with children and their families to help foster and build communication in order to create success and independence in the future!
Speech Language Pathologist-Clinical Fellow
Speech Language Pathologist
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. Summer earned her Master’s degree and Micro-credential in Interprofessional Collaborative Practice at the University at Buffalo in upstate New York (Go Bills!). While at UB, Ms. Summer enjoyed interning with Buffalo’s Center for Assistive Technology, volunteering for events through the Autism Society of New York and gaining experience in various pediatric settings utilizing a variety of emerging protocols including the Astronaut Training Protocol, Wilbarger Protocol and Interactive Metronome. From a young age, Ms. Summer knew she wanted to work with the pediatric population, and occupational therapy has provided her with the perfect avenue to work with children daily to increase their independence and success. She loves finding new ways to help her clients grow and thrive every day as they meet their milestones! In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, finding local coffee shops and spending time with her family.