​​Jessica Swafford M.S., CCC/SLP

Speech Language Pathologist
Jessica has been working in the field of speech pathology for 15 years, she received a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2002 from New Mexico State University and an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology in 2011 from Texas Womans University.  Jessica has worked in public schools and outpatient rehab. Her interests are in treating early childhood speech and language delays, Apraxia, and Autism.

​​Mikayla Fitchett M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist
Mikayla received her Master's degree in speech-language pathology from Northwestern University. She has six years of pediatric experience. Mikayla has experience working in pediatric hospital settings, providing home visits through early intervention, and in private clinics. She is certified in two parent education programs through the Hanen Centre: It Takes Two to Talk and More Than Words. During her free time, Mikayla enjoys spending time outside with her husband, their three children, and their dog.

Sara Parish M.S., CCC/SLP

Speech Language Pathologist
​​Sara has over 10 years of experience working with children with communication and feeding difficulties. She received both her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Texas Woman’s University. She is certified through the state of Texas and is a member of both the Texas Speech and Hearing Association (TSHA) and the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Sara has treated children in the public schools, private clinics, and home health settings. Sara also treats adults in their homes and in skilled nursing facilities. Sara loves to spend time with her husband, Shane and their 3 daughters, Matea, Brynlee, and Adelaide.

Linda Davis M.S., CCC/SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Linda graduated with a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 1993 from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas. She relocated with her family to Central Texas in July of 2005. Her speech-language experience includes working in long-term care facilities, public school settings, and private practice. Her specialties include phonology and expressive language. In her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 27 years, Scott, and their 3 teenagers, Jonathan, Logan, and Jordan. Her family also includes 3 cats, 3 dogs, and a hermit crab.

Talisha Brooks - Office Administrator
Talisha is an office administrator at Therapeds Works. She recently graduated with honors, receiving her AAS specializing in medical insurance billing and coding. Prior to that she was a clinical laboratory technician at Baylor Scott and White of Temple for the sum of nine years

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​Kelli Easley, MOT, OTR

Occupational Therapist / Owner
Kelli received her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University and her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio in 2007. She has worked in a level III NICU at a children’s hospital treating the very premature with cardiac defects, feeding difficulties, congenital anomalies, GI issues, neurological issues, and infants undergoing ECMO. Kelli has treated patients in the inpatient and outpatient hospital setting, early childhood intervention in the home, and is certified in infant massage. Kelli concentrates on the treatment of children with behavioral and oral motor feeding difficulties.​ She is a certified pediatric kinesio taping practitioner with RockTape.  Kelli is a proud Army spouse to her husband Chris, and they have two children- Dean and Cora.

Stephanie Jensen, OTR

Occupational Therapist
Stephanie received her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Utah Valley University and her Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman's University, graduating with honors. In addition to her experience working with children she also treats adults in the acute care hospital setting. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). In her free time, Stephanie loves to spend time with her husband Garrett and hiking with her dog. 

Hannah Disraeli, MS, OTR

Occupational Therapist
Hannah Disraeli graduated Cum Laude from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and went on to graduate with honors from Abilene Christian University where she was awarded her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy. She has experience working in inpatient and outpatient settings with both adults and children. She enjoys outdoor activities and has been fortunate to volunteer in the triathlon paralympics, the buddy walk, and the special Olympics. She is certified as a pediatric kinesiology taping practitioner and has treated various orthopedic conditions using kinesio tape. She enjoys creating specialized devices and techniques for her patients and has developed 3D printed prosthetic devices for amputees. Her passion and goal to help children drew her to the field of occupational therapy and to specialize in pediatrics. She is committed to improving the lives of her patients and helping them to achieve their highest potential.  

McKinley Salinas, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist
McKinley has been a Texas Certified Speech-Language Pathologist and a member of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association since 2010. She has 15 years of experience helping children with special needs. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas and her Masters of Science degree with Distinction in Speech-Language Pathology from Northern Arizona University. Her pediatric speech therapy experience includes leading home-based early childhood intervention programs, working in the public school grades K-8th, and an outpatient therapy clinic. She also treats adults with brain injury, swallowing dysfunctions/dysphagia, and end-of-life comfort feeding needs in an acute care hospital part time. McKinley is blessed and honored to be a military wife and mother of two girls, ages 7 and 2. 

Carol England, M.A., CCC/SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist
Carol has over 40 years experience in hospitals, pediatric clinics, and private practice.  She graduated with her Master's Degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of Houston and studied 26 post-graduate hours toward a doctorate in Clinical Reading.  Carol founded Language & Movement, an Austin pediatric clinic and was a founder of the Rawson-Saunders School for Dyslexia in Austin before moving to this area. She served on the Austin Area Board of Directors of the International Dyslexia Association and served as a President of the Austin Area Speech-Language Pathologists. She holds a Texas license from the Texas Board of Examiners of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Hollins College Communication Research Institute's Precision Fluency Shaping Program Instructor Certificate,  Vital Stim Provider Certificate, The Listening Program Provider Certificate, Interactive Metronome Provider Certificate, Debra Beckman Passive Oral Motor Intervention Provider Certificate, Fast ForWord Provider Certificate, Alphabetic Phonics Provider Certificate, Visual Phonics Provider Certificate, Hanen Program Parent Training Certificate and TEA Learning Disabilities, Early Childhood, Mental Retardation, and Professional Speech Pathology Certificates.  Now offering Interactive Metronome. Carol specializes in Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), learning disabilities, cleft palate and stuttering. 

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We assist children with meeting age appropriate developmental milestones, gross/fine motor skill attainment, completion of activities of daily living, sensory processing difficulties, feeding and swallowing issues, and language or communication concerns.

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