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 is a 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!
Ms. Angie earned her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and Virginia state licensure. Throughout her graduate and post-graduate experience, she was able to refine and learn new skills in the outpatient clinical, medical, and school settings. Ms. Angie gained her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Communication Sciences and Disorders, where she learned she wanted to pursue a career specialized to working with the pediatric population. She enjoys watching her clients grow and gain independence through communication skills using a play-based approach. In her free time, Ms. Angie loves to visit the mountains, hike, bake lots of sweets, and spend time with friends and family.
Ms. Melissa earned her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Baldwin-Wallace University outside of Cleveland, OH. In her graduate program, she was able to gain experience working with the pediatric population through hands-on therapy within the university speech clinic and externship placements within schools. Previous to attending graduate school, Ms. Melissa’s passion for working with the young population began after earning her undergraduate degree; working for years as an Early Preschool Teacher, short-term Au Pair, and at a library. Together these previous occupations helped to create a love for language and incorporating literacy into therapy techniques. Play-based and patient-led approaches are her true passion within therapy as well. In her free time, Ms. Melissa loves to spend time with friends, playing/listening to music, being outdoors, exploring new places, and cuddling with her cats while watching Cleveland sports teams!
Ms. Lauren earned her Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. She has had prior experience with children and adolescents at various pediatric placements in the medical, home, hippotherapy, and school settings. During her collegiate career, Ms. Lauren was active in the research community and participated in projects regarding language and literacy disorder, fluency, and school-age language acquistion. She is passionate about providing the highest quality of service to clients and their families! Ms. Lauren is dedicated to the social and emotional well-being of each client and does her best to ensure that every client receives the best form of therapy, love, care, and support that they all deserve! In her free time, she enjoys soaking up the sun, taking long hikes, enjoying live music, and finding new and exciting eateries to enjoy.
Ms. Ami received her master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from Radford University in Radford, VA. She 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). Ms. Ami has 10 years of experience in the field of Speech Language Pathology and has gained a wide variety of hands-on experiences in different settings including school-based, skilled nursing facilities, outpatient rehabilitation, home health, assisted and independent living and long-term care prior to redirecting her clinical focus back to pediatric and school-aged clients through the amazing opportunity of teletherapy. She hopes to become Autism Certified in the near future and increase overall knowledge of pediatric population treatment approaches. During her free time, she enjoys painting, being outdoors with her son and puppy, planting flowers, going on walks, going to the river and taking rides as well as spending time with friends and family.
Ms. Caitlin earned her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy at Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania. While at SFU, she gained a wide variety of hands-on experiences in different settings including inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient hand clinics, outpatient pediatric clinics, and school-based therapies. Ms. Caitlin's passion for helping people stems from watching her grandparents receive occupational therapy while she was growing up. She has 4 younger sisters and over 20 younger cousins which is the reason she is drawn to working with the pediatric population. She believes that a client-centered therapy approach with activities specifically tailored to each patient is essential to seeing the child progress and learn new skills. Ms. Caitlin has experience with The Zones of Regulation/emotional regulation strategies and the typical development of pencil grasp in children. She hopes to become Autism Certified and further her knowledge of the pediatric population. In her free time, Ms. Caitlin enjoys going to baseball and football games, being active at the gym, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Ms. Jordan earned her master's degree from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. While she was there, she gained foundational knowledge in occupational therapy as well as clinical skills in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatry, acute rehabilitation, skilled nursing, outpatient hand clinics, and pediatric outpatient practices. Ms. Jordan enjoys helping individuals across the lifespan; however, her true passion lies with the pediatric population. She believes in the power of a play-based, patient-driven approach, as a mechanism to facilitate learning of new skills. She can't think of a better way to occupy her own time then to help children succeed and flourish in their own, unique way. Ms. Jordan has experience with the Zones of Regulation and a variety of sensory strategies to meet the needs of kids with sensory processing difficulties. Ms. Jordan also hopes to become certified in Ayres Sensory Integration to further address children's sensory needs. In her free time, Ms. Jordan enjoys drawing, painting, supporting local artists and musicians, spending time with friends and family, and catching a Virginia Tech football game (Go Hokies!).