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Alicia Strein

 

Title:

Speech Language Pathologist, M.S., CF-SLP

Company:

Abilitations Chihldren's Therapy
  

Address:

11030 Raven Ridge Road
Raleigh, nc 27614
  

Office:

919-844-6611

E-mail:

alicia@actwc.com
  

Biography:

Alicia has a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master?s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from East Carolina University. Alicia has experience in the evaluation and treatment of children with a variety of diagnoses including: specific language impairments, articulation/phonological disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, receptive/expressive language disorders, autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, developmental delays, and learning disabilities. Alicia has been trained in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and PROMPTs for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT).
  
 

Alissa Murph

 

Title:

Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

Company:

Central NC School forthe Deaf
  

Office:

(336) 727-8800

E-mail:

amurph@ncdial.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise: auditory-verbal, auditoy-oral teaching; teaching language vocabulary; speech and audition. Special interests include: hearing aids/cochlear implants, cued speech.
  
 

Amanda Boykin

 

Title:

Teacher Assistant

Company:

White Plains Children's Center
  

Address:

313 S.E. Maynard Rd.
Cary, NC 27511
  

Office:

919.469.2217

E-mail:

beachlove2011@yahoo.com
  

Biography:

WATCH, art
  
 

Amy Aycock, OTR/L

 

Title:

Occupational Therapist

Company:

Carolina Child Development Center
  

Office:

919.359.8090

E-mail:

aaycock@nc.rr.com
  

Biography:

WATCH, feeding, sensory integration, therapeutic listening, development, handwriting, positioning
  
 

Amy Faircloth

 

Title:

Physical Therapist

Company:

Tammy Lynn Center
  

Office:

919.832.3909 x167

E-mail:

afaircloth@tammylynncenter.org
  

Biography:

WATCH, severe/profound mental retardation, adaptive equipment
  
 

Amy Fulcher

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist Region 15

Company:

Child Care Services Association
  

Address:

2634 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Suite 100
Durham, NC 27707
  

Office:

919.403.6950

E-mail:

amyf@childcareservices.org
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler development/resources. ITS/SIDS certified trainer. ITERS expert. Interest include infant/todderl environments and design.
  
 

Angie Britt

 

Title:

Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

Company:

Central NC School for the Deaf
  

Office:

(336) 273-6462

E-mail:

1mallory@ncdial.net_2
  

Biography:

Special interests include: normal language development; cochlear implants; audition; behavior management.
  
 

Ann McCarron

 

Title:

Pediatrician

Company:

Elizabeth City CDSA
  

Address:

400 South Road St.
Elizabeth City, NC 27907
  

Office:

(252) 338-4044

E-mail:

ann.mccarron.ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: General and Developmental Pediatrics.
  
 

Arlene Cotler

 

Title:

Parent Infant Educator

Company:

Western NC Early Intervention and Preschool Program for the Deaf and ard of Hearing
  

Office:

(828) 254-8743

E-mail:

arlene.cotler@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: parent infant education; child service coordination; family advocacy.
  
 

Barbara Y. Tyson

 

Title:

Educational Diagnostician

Company:

Rockingham DEC
  

Address:

110 S. Hancock Street, Suite 200
Rockingham, NC 28379
  

Office:

910-997-9240

E-mail:

barbara.tyson@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include:Educational Evaluations, Play evals., Reading disabilities, LD.
  
 

Barbie Moore

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Guilford Child Development CCR&R
  

Address:

1200 Arlington Street
Greensboro, NC 27406
  

Office:

336-369-5026

E-mail:

barbie@guilfordchilddev.org
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler resources/development
  
 

Bencita Moore

 

Title:

Speech Language Pathologist

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

bencita.moore@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Augmentative communication; symbol boards; pediatric feeding problems.
  
 

Beth Callahan

 

Title:

Traumatic Brain Injury Specialist

Company:

Neuro Community Care
  

Office:

336-212-1306

E-mail:

bethc1962@earthlink.net
  

Biography:

Interests include child and adult brain injury, transition to adulthood for adolescents with TBI, school transitions for children with brain injury
  
 

Beth Robinson

 

Title:

Company:

Western Carolina University
  

Address:

18 Reid Street
Cullowhee, NC 28723-9093
  

Office:

828-227-2010

E-mail:

brobinson@wpoff.wcu.edu
  

Biography:

Providing technical assistance and training for the School Wide Positive Behavior Support Program in Western North Carolina.
  
 

Beth Whitfield, M. Ed, Certified AUT

 

Title:

Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

Company:

Central North Carolina School of the Deaf
  

Office:

(336) 273-6462

E-mail:

1mallory@ncdial.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: auditory-verbal therapy; langauge development; mainstreaming hearing-impaired preschoolers; cued speech; and behavior management. Special interests include: sensory integration and hearing impaired children; cochlear implants and hearing aids.
  
 

Bobbie Holley

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Albemarle Child Care Resource and Referral
  

Address:

1403 Parkview Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27900
  

Office:

252-333-3205 ext.107

E-mail:

bholley@albemarlessp.org
  

Biography:

School Age development and resources for Bertie, Camden,Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Hertford, Northampton, Pasquaotank, and Perquimans counties.
  
 

Cathy Hedgepeth

 

Title:

MA, HSP-PA

Company:

Triangle Parenting Support
  

Address:

280 W, Millbrook Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
  

Office:

919-800-1959

E-mail:

cathyhedgepeth@triangleparentingsupport.com
  

Biography:

The 3 therapists at Triangle Parenting Support can assist individuals of all ages, but specialize in serving clients ages birth to 10 who are struggling with emotional and social issues. They provide formal and informal assessment, therapy, and support for families. One clinician is a registered play therapist and the other two clinicians have extensive experience providing parent support and intervention with preschool aged children. Additionally the therapists are skilled in addressing children?s needs through group work and offer educational support for parents and teachers through a variety of workshops.
  
 

Cathy Hollandsworth

 

Title:

Psychologist

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

cathy.hollandsworth@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Assistive technology; assessment adaptation.
  
 

Chris Mackey

 

Title:

Research Assistant

Company:

NC Office of Disability and Health
  

Address:

Campus Box 8185 - UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8185
  

Office:

919-966-0881

E-mail:

mackey@mail.fpg.unc.edu
  

Biography:

Transition to adulthood Spina Bifida
  
 

Cindy Peele

 

Title:

Staff Nurse

Company:

Rockingham DEC
  

Address:

110 South Hancock Street
Rockingham, NC 28379
  

Office:

910-997-9240

E-mail:

cindy.peele@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include:Intermediate Assessments, Denver II Master Trainer, Battelle Developmental Inventory, Extended Role Nursing Training.
  
 

Cindy Whilden

 

Title:

Occupational Therapist

E-mail:

cwhilden@yahoo.com
  

Biography:

WATCH Participant. Cindy's areas of interest and expertise include feeding issues and sensory integration.
  
 

Cynthia Chamblee

 

Title:

Company:

Ready to Learn. Project Enlightenment
  

Address:

501 S Boylan Ave
Raleigh, nc
  

Office:

919-856-2925

E-mail:

cchamblee@wcpss.net
  

Biography:

  
 

Dana Rusher

 

Title:

Company:

UNC-Charlotte
  

Address:

9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
  

Office:

704-687-2096

E-mail:

derusher@email.uncc.edu
  

Biography:

Providing technical assistance and training for the School Wide Positive Behavior Support Program in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties
  
 

Danetta Robinson

 

Title:

Clinical Social Worker

Company:

Rockingham DEC
  

Address:

110 S. Hancock Street, Suite 200
Rockingham, NC 28379

E-mail:

danetta.robinson@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Moood Disorders, Maternal Depression, ACOA, Individual Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, Relaxation therapy, psychosocial assessments.
  
 

Danica Cullinan

 

Title:

Coordinator of Family Support Programs

Company:

Learning Together
  

Office:

919.856.5203

E-mail:

danicacullinan@learningtogether.org
  

Biography:

WATCH, Advocacy, social inclusion, family involvement, family dynamics, cultural differences pertaining to special needs, ESL
  
 

Dawn Solomon

 

Title:

Owner/Occuplational Therapist

Company:

Shining Stars Therapy, PLLC
  

Address:

119 South Fuquay Ave
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
  

Office:

919.557.8305

E-mail:

dawn@shiningstarstherapy.com
  

Biography:

Dawn has been a practicing Occupational Therapist in New York since 1997. In 2005, she moved to North Carolina with her family. For the past two years, she has been providing services though the Infant Toddler Program and a private practice in Wake County. She has extensive training in the Pediatric setting. She has completed all the course work for the Sensory Integration and Praxis Testing (SIPT) certification. Other certifications she has include Handwriting without Tears, Interactive Metronome (IM), The Wilbarger Deep Pressure Touch Protocol (DPPT), Therapeutic Listening, Astronaut Training a Sound-Activated Vestibular-Visual Protocol and the SOS Feeding Approach by Dr. Kay Toomey. Other areas of specialty include splinting and Constraint Therapy (CIMT). Additional training includes Pediatric Vision Therapy, Pre-reading and Writing exercises, Oral/Motor and Feeding difficulties, and treatment strategies for children with Developmental Delays. Dawn is certified by the National Board of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and a member of the AOTA as well, as NCOTA. She has a current North Carolina Occupational Therapy License.
  
 

Deanna Bledsoe

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist Region 17

Company:

Child Care Services Association
  

Address:

319 Chapanoke Road, Suite 114
Raleigh, NC 27603
  

Office:

919.779.2220

E-mail:

deanna@childcareservices.org
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler development/resources. ITS/SIDS certified trainer.
  
 

Deb Schlesinger

 

Title:

Clinical Social Worker/Movement Therapist

Company:

Durham DEC
  

Address:

Bull City Business Center, Suite 201
Durham, NC 27701
  

Office:

(919) 560-5600

E-mail:

deb.schlesinger@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of interest: Over 15 years of experience providing family support and counselling for family members of children with special needs (including work with groups, couples, and individuals), stress reduction and care for the caregiver (including workshops for families and professionals), and creative arts groups for children with special needs. Special interest in the healing potential of movement, art, music, creative writing and dramatic arts.
  
 

Debbie Brown

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Child Care Connections
  

Address:

PO Box 1739
Shelby, NC 28151
  

Office:

704.487.7397

E-mail:

debbie@ccckidsbiz.org
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler development/resources
  
 

Debra Cole

 

Title:

Pediatrician

Company:

Morganton/Hickory DEC
  

Address:

517-E West Fleming Drive
Morganton, NC 28655
  

Office:

(828)438-6263

E-mail:

debra.cole@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: ADHD, autism, developmental pediatrics.
  
 

Della Gill

 

Title:

Physical Therapist

Company:

Elizabeth City CDSA
  

Address:

P.O. Box 189
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
  

Office:

(252) 338-4044

E-mail:

della.gill@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include:neuro-developmental treatment-NDT Certified Casting for Cascade Orthotics School Functional Assessment in schools. Interest in improving collaborative efforts between public and private therapists.
  
 

Diana M. Miller, MPH, RD

 

Title:

Nutritionist

Company:

Rockingam DEC
  

Address:

110 South Hancock Street
Rockingham, NC 28379
  

Office:

(910) 997-9240

E-mail:

diana.miller@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Birth to five year old children with special needs including; Cleft lip and/or Cleft Palate and other oral/facial anomalies; stomach and/or intestinal disorders/diseases; growth problems due to genetic disorders or bronchopulminary displasia or heart defects; tube feeding; oral feeding problems by spoon or nipple or breast; premature infants; parent support for improving the health of their child in the home, including infant message; food allergies; any special formulas; and neurological disorders. Also follow school age children with special needs to assist families with continuing nutritional problems.I am especially interested in breastfeeding and newly discharged premature infants. I also do feeding evaluations, which I coordinate with expert speech therapists in the area.
  
 

Diane Scoggins

 

Title:

Special Education Teacher, M.Ed.

Company:

Hilltop Home for Children
  

Office:

919.231.8315

E-mail:

dscoggins@hilltopnhome.rog
  

Biography:

WATCH Member. Diane's areas of interest and expertise include serving children with multiple disabilities and medically fragile children. She also has a talent for adapting equipment/toys, adapting battery operated toys for switch use, and art activities for children with severe disabilties.
  
 

Diane Thoman

 

Title:

Itinerant Teacher, B-K Certification

Company:

Learning Together
  

Office:

919.856.5847

E-mail:

diane.thoman@co.wake.nc.us
  

Biography:

WATCH, autism, inclusion, natural environments. Infant-Toddler Certificate.
  
 

Dianne Tyson

 

Title:

Special Needs Help-line Desk

Company:

NC DHHS
  

Office:

1-800-737-3028

E-mail:

dianne.tyson@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Dianne provides consultation to families of providers serving chiildren with special health care needs for the Department of Health and Human Services. She can advise families on public health insurance programs (Medicaid and State CHIP, Medicaid Waiver Program, etc.) She can also lead families to private funding resources when their child does not qualify for public programs.
  
 

Don Goldstein

 

Title:

Director

Company:

Winston-Salem DEC
  

Address:

3325 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
  

Office:

336-779-2400

E-mail:

dgoldstein@wfubmc.edu
  

Biography:

DEC- Developmental evaluation center
  
 

Donna Smutherman

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Child Care Resources, Inc
  

Address:

4601 Park Road, Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28209
  

Office:

704.376.6697

E-mail:

dsmutherman@childcareresourcesinc.org
  

Biography:

School Age resources and development for Mecklenburg county.
  
 

Doug Busch

 

Title:

Occupational Therapist

Company:

Durham DEC
  

Address:

Bull City Business Center, Suite 201
Durham, NC 27701-3221
  

Office:

(919) 560-5600

E-mail:

doug.busch@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include:General Pediatrics, Sensory Processing, Self Regulation.
  
 

Douglas Galke

 

Title:

Physical Therapist/Director

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

doug.galke@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Family centered care; rural health service models.
  
 

Elaine Fox, PA-C

 

Title:

Company:

Greensboro DEC
  

Address:

122 N. Elm St Suite 400
Greensboro, NC 27401
  

Office:

336-334-5657

E-mail:

elaine.fox@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: pediatric developmental disorders
  
 

Eleanor Nsubuga

 

Title:

Lead Teacher

Company:

White Plains Children's Center
  

Office:

919.469.2217 ext 252

E-mail:

efnsbuga@yahoo.com
  

Biography:

WATCH Participant. Eleanor has an interest in play based assessment, social inclusion, autism, working with toddlers and two year olds, behavior management with toddlers, and lesson plans for toddlers.
  
 

Elizabeth Bevelarqua, PT

 

Title:

Physical Therapist

Company:

Pediatric Therapy Associates
  

Office:

919.781.4434

E-mail:

kebevelacqua@earthlink.net
  

Biography:

WATCH Participant. Elizabeth has been practicing physical therapy since receiving her degree in the field from Daemen College in 1989. Her experience is almost solely in pediatrics and encompasses many settings including home, outpatient offices, and preschools. Elizabeth works closely with physicians and orthotists in developing and following through with the use and fabrication of casts and wheelchairs. She has experience in the evaluation and treatment of children with diagnoses such as cerebral palsy and congenital myopathy. Liz has attended continuing education courses on topics including pediatric myofascial release and lower extremity orthotics.
  
 

Elizabeth C. Thomas

 

Title:

Pediatric Staff Nurse

Company:

Rockingham DEC
  

Address:

110 S. Hancock Street, Suite 200
Rockingham, NC 28379
  

Office:

(910)997-9240

E-mail:

elizabeth.thomas@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of experetise include: Medicine, developmental testing, and ADHD.
  
 

Elizabeth Sheeks

 

Title:

Nutritionist

Company:

Hickory/Morganton DEC
  

Address:

3314-12 16th Avenue SE
Conover, NC 28613
  

Office:

(828)466-5594

E-mail:

elizabeth.sheeks@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Pediatric Nutritionist. I provide medical nutrition therapy to families/caregivers of medically fragile special needs infants and children primarily under 5 years of age.
  
 

Francille Sexton

 

Title:

Educational Diagnosis

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

fran.sexton@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include:developmental assessment; classroom technology; augmentative communication/literacy.
  
 

Gary Stainback

 

Title:

Director

Company:

Greenville CDSA
  

Address:

Irons Bldg. - Oglesby Drive
Greenville, NC 27858
  

Office:

(252) 328-4480

E-mail:

gary.stainback@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

  
 

Ila Baugham

 

Title:

Pediatrician

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828) 265-8391

E-mail:

ila.baugham@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Area of expertise: Developmental medicine in an outreach service model.
  
 

Irene Gouge

 

Title:

Owner

Company:

Loving Lessons Pediatric Sleep Consulting
  

Office:

919-414-2978

E-mail:

lovinglessons@yahoo.com
  

Biography:

Pediatric sleep consultant
  
 

Jacque Montgomery

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Child Care Networks
  

Address:

PO Box 1531
Pittsoboro, NC 27312
  

Office:

919-542-6644

E-mail:

jacque@childcarenetworks.org
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler resources/development
  
 

Jan Carter

 

Title:

Speech Language Patholgist

Company:

Fayetteville Developmental Evaluation Center
  

Office:

(910) 486-1605 x259

E-mail:

cynthia.carter@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: pediatric dysphagia; oral motor intervention; low-tech augmentative communication.
  
 

Jan Waugh

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Child Care Networks, Inc
  

Address:

117 E. Salisbury Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312
  

Office:

919.542.6644x27

E-mail:

jan@childcarenetworks,org
  

Biography:

School age development and resources for Chatham, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, and Wayne counties.
  
 

Jane Minor

 

Title:

Director

Company:

Developmental Evaluation Center of Cullowhee
  

Address:

219 Tillian Annex
Cullowee, NC 28723
  

Office:

(704) 227-7490

E-mail:

jane.minor@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

  
 

Jen Duna

 

Title:

Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

Company:

Central NC School for the Deaf
  

Office:

(336) 824-3659

E-mail:

jduna@ncdial.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: certified in auditory verbal therapy; early language development; sign language instruction.
  
 

Jennifer Davis

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Work/Family Resource Center
  

Address:

313 Indera Mills Ct.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
  

Office:

336-761-5100

E-mail:

jdavis@ccrr.org
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler development and resources.
  
 

Jennifer Matzuga

 

Title:

Program Specialist (SPED), B-K Teacher

Company:

Jordan Child and Family Enrichment Center
  

Office:

919.754.3686

E-mail:

jmatzuga@mhfc.com
  

Biography:

WATCH, autism, transition from Early Intervention Services to Public School Services
  
 

Jennifer Nockels

 

Title:

Teacher

Company:

Western NC Early Intervention and Preschool Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  

Office:

(828) 487-0081

E-mail:

jennifer.nockels@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: hearing loss; preschool education; parent infant education; speech and language acquisition.
  
 

Jim C. Black, NCC, CCMHC

 

Title:

Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, & Psychologist

Company:

Rockingham DEC
  

Address:

110 S. Hancock Street, Suite 200
Rockingham, NC 28379
  

Office:

(910) 997-9240

E-mail:

jim.black@nc.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include:Family and Marital Therapy(SC Licensed FT, AAMFT Clinical Member since 1977); Child Therapy and Evaluations(Since 1973 at Mental Health Centers and DECs); Depression and Anxiety Treatment(Since 1974); Stress Reduction Group Therapy and Workshops for community members;Humanistic Psychotherapies(Gestalt, Psychodrama, Existential Crisis Therapy- Master in Humanistic Psychology and specific training in the 70ty and 80ty from trainers in the field); and Personal Growth and Life Decision Counseling.
  
 

Jim Prather

 

Title:

Psychologist

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

820 State Farm Road, Suite C
Booned, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

jim.prather@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Cognitive assessment of children ages 0-5; toilet training; bedtime; eating behaviors.
  
 

Joan Bond

 

Title:

Company:

Onslow County Schools
  

Address:

200 Broadhurst Road
Jacksonville, NC 28541
  

Office:

910-455-2211 x351

E-mail:

jbond@ocs.onslow.k12.nc.us
  

Biography:

Providing technical assistance and training for the School Wide Positive Behavior Support Program in Southeastern North Carolina.
  
 

Joe Simmons

 

Title:

Company:

Department of Public Instruction
  

Address:

6356 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6356
  

Office:

919-807-3295

E-mail:

jsimmons@dpi.state.nc.us
  

Biography:

Providing technical assistance and training for the School Wide Positive Behavior Support Program for North Carolina's Northeastern region.
  
 

John Ellis

 

Title:

Director

Company:

Carlton G. Watkins DEC
  

Address:

3500 Ellington Street
Charlotte, NC 28211
  

Office:

704-336-7100

E-mail:

ellisjl@co.mecklenburg.nc.us
  

Biography:

early childhood intervention program
  
 

Joseph M Martellotto

 

Title:

Resident Physician

Company:

UNC Hospitals

E-mail:

jmartell@unch.unc.edu
  

Biography:

  
 

Joshua Alexander, MD

 

Title:

Program Director

Company:

TelAbility
  

Address:

CB #7200 UNC School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7200
  

Office:

919-843-0427

E-mail:

joshua_alexander@med.unc.edu
  

Biography:

Program Director, TelAbility. Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation, UNC Hospitals. Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UNC School of Medicine. Areas of interest include cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spasticity management, the medical home for children with special health care needs, telemedicine and telehealth for children with disabilities, brain injury, and transition to adulthood for children with disabilities.
?Top Regional Doctor? - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2011
?Best Doctors in America? Best Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
?America?s Top Pediatricians? Consumers? Research Council of America, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  
 

Julia Curto-Lowe

 

Title:

Psychologist

Company:

Rocky Mount DEC
  

Address:

111 Medical Arts Mall
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  

Office:

(252)443-8858

E-mail:

julia.curto-lowe@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include:Child mental health issues, Behavioral interventions and strategies, Cognitive and educational assessments, Child development.
  
 

Julie Kouzel, MS, CCC-SLP

 

Title:

Clincial Supervisor

Company:

Cheshire Center, Inc
  

Office:

1.800.360.1099

E-mail:

jblakeg@nc.rr.com
  

Biography:

WATCH Partcipant. Julie's areas of interest and expertise include oral motor strengthening, early language stimulation, augmentative communication - low tech, transdisciplinary approach to treatment, family training in language stimulation, and feeding therapy.
  
 

Julie Peterson

 

Title:

Company:

Durham DEC
  

Address:

Bull City Business Center, Suite 201
Durham, NC
  

Office:

(919)560-5600

E-mail:

julie.peterson@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: feeding issues, splinting for children, play based assessment, children's environment (i.e. preschool day care)
  
 

Kacky Hammon

 

Title:

Resource Coordinator

Company:

Brain Injury Association of North Carolina
  

Address:

133 Fayetteville Street Mall
Raleigh, NC 27602
  

Office:

919-833-9634

E-mail:

kacky.hammon@bianc.net
  

Biography:

Kacky is a statewide resource coordinator in pediatric and adult brain injury with expertise in adolescent and adult support groups involving recreation therapy.
  
 

Kara Haywood, MS, CCC-SLP

 

Title:

Speech Language Pathologist

Company:

Community Partnerships
  

Office:

919.781.3616 ext 221

E-mail:

kara@communitypartnerships.org
  

Biography:

Kara is a WATCH Member. Her areas of interest and expertise include apraxia, aticulation/phonology delay, language delay, autism spectrum disorder, oral-motor development and disorders, developmental delay, inclusion practices and assistive/augmentative communication.
  
 

Karen Darby

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Child Care Conection of Cleveland County, Inc
  

Address:

5 E. Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28151
  

Office:

704.487.7397

E-mail:

karen.darby@ccckidsbiz.og
  

Biography:

School age resources/development for Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston and Lincoln counties.
  
 

Karen Mintz

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Child Care Directions
  

Address:

PO Box 524
Laurinburg, NC 28353
  

Office:

910.276.6063

E-mail:

ccditspec@carolina.net
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler development/resources.
  
 

Katherine Shoffner

 

Title:

Occupational Therapist

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

katherine.shoffner@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Rural service delivery; consultative models; augmentative communication.
  
 

Kathryn Wilson, M.A., CCC-SLP, Certified AVT

 

Title:

Director of Early Intervention and Preschools

Company:

Division of Early Intervention and Education
  

Office:

(919) 715-7500

E-mail:

kathryn.wilson@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: auditory-verbal therapy; cued speech; cochlear implants; speech and language development; pre-service and inservice training for deaf educators, speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
  
 

Kimberly Barnard

 

Title:

Social Worker

Company:

Elizabeth City CDSA
  

Address:

P.O. Box 189
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
  

Office:

(252) 338-4044

E-mail:

keb@ppcc.dst.nc.us
  

Biography:

Area of expertise: Assessments of high risk families.
  
 

Kristi Readyhough

 

Title:

Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

Company:

Central NC School for the Deaf
  

Office:

(336) 621-6490

E-mail:

kristi.readyhough@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: developmentally appropriate practice; early childhood deaf education; early childhood observational assessment.
  
 

Kristina Ketcham

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist Region 15

Company:

Child Care Services Association
  

Address:

2634 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd, Suite 100
Durham, NC 27707
  

Office:

919.403.6950

E-mail:

krisk@childcareservices.org
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler development/resources. ITS/SIDS certified trainer. ITERS expert. Interest include quality child care environments and Infant/toddler nutrition.
  
 

Laura Gose

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Child Care Directions, Inc
  

Address:

524 Atkinson Street
Laurinburg, NC 28353
  

Office:

910.276.3367

E-mail:

ccdssapec@carolina.net
  

Biography:

School age development and resources for Cumberland, Duplin, Robeson, Sampson and Scotland counties.
  
 

Laura Schenkman M.Ed

 

Title:

Educational Diagnostician

Company:

Durham DEC
  

Address:

Bull City Business Center, Suite 201
Durham, NC 27701-3221
  

Office:

919-560-5600

E-mail:

laura.schenkman@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: assessment of very young (premature infants). Provide entry level assessments at the DEC, DDSTII Master Instructor.
  
 

Leeann Petrina, MOT, OTR/L

 

Title:

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Company:

Pediatric Therapy Associates
  

Office:

919.562.9941

E-mail:

lpetrina@pedtherapy.com
  

Biography:

WATCH Participant. Leeann graduated from Duquesne University in 1998 with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. She received a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2000, and has worked for Pediatric Therapy Associates since 2003. Leeann has experience with pediatric and adult populations in a variety of settings including a rehabilitation hospital, early intervention services, and a school and residential center for multiple handicapped children. She has worked in pediatrics with a wide variety of diagnoses and treatment methods including sensory-integration, therapeutic listening, hippo-therapy, and aquatic programs. Leeann has special interest and expertise in the areas of sensory integration, feeding, assistive technology, and splinting. She has completed training in the Therapeutic Listening Program, and is competent in assessing, designing, and implementing listening programs individually tailored to meet the needs of each child. Leeann has Infant Toddler and Family Specialist Credentials.
  
 

Linda Foley, M.S.

 

Title:

Sign Language Teacher

Company:

NC DHHS Division of Early Intervention and Education
  

Office:

(828)433-2969

E-mail:

1.foley@juno.com
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: school counseling; sign language instruction; support groups for parents of deaf children.
  
 

Linda King

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Southeastern CCR&R
  

Address:

PO Box 151
Whiteville, NC 28472
  

Office:

910.642.7074

E-mail:

lking@sccnc.edu
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler development/resources.
  
 

Lisa Hypes

 

Title:

Physical Therapist

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

lisa.hypes@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include:TES; cranial sacral rehabiliation; myofascial release.
  
 

Lori Atkins, RN

 

Title:

Nursing Coordinator

Company:

Hilltop Home for Children
  

Office:

919.231.8315

E-mail:

latkindsrn@bellsouth.net
  

Biography:

WATCH, Tracheostomies, medical equipment, baclofen pump, gastrostomies, j-tubes, enteral feeds, medical equipment
  
 

Loriane Barker-Witkowski

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Child Care Resources
  

Address:

4601 Park Road, Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28209
  

Office:

704.348.2199 x195

E-mail:

lbarker-witkowskil@childcareresourcesinc.org
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler development/resources.
  
 

Lottie S. Beasley

 

Title:

Lead Teacher

Company:

Western NC Early Intervention and Preschool Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  

Office:

(828)432-5991

E-mail:

lottie.beasley@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: early childhood intervention; deaf and hard of hearing children; sign language.
  
 

Margot Cook

 

Title:

Social Worker, P-LCSW, Early Intervention Services Coordinator

Company:

Raleigh CDSA
  

Office:

919-662-4600x249

E-mail:

margot.cook@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

WATCH Participant. Areas of interest and expertise include: hearing impairments, cochlear implants, parent support groups, social-emotional development of young children, behavior issues (concerns and treatment).
  
 

Marj Cannon

 

Title:

Physical Therapist

Company:

Fayetteville Developmental Evaluation Center
  

Address:

1211-A Ireland Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28304
  

Office:

(910) 486-1605

E-mail:

marjory.cannon@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: assistive technology; Intellitools trainer; Head of augmentative communication team.
  
 

Marti Brown

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Martin Pitt Partnerships for Children
  

Address:

111 B Eastbrook Dr.
Greenville, NC 27858
  

Office:

252.758.8885

E-mail:

mbrown@mppfc.org
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler development/resources.
  
 

Mary Miller

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Southeastern Child Care Resource and Referral
  

Address:

107 W. Main Street
Whiteville, NC 28472
  

Office:

910.642.7074

E-mail:

mmiller@sccnc.edu
  

Biography:

School Age development and resources for Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus and New Hanover counties.
  
 

Maryellen Yoder

 

Title:

B-K Teacher, NCECC

Company:

Learning Together
  

Office:

919.856.5207

E-mail:

none.
  

Biography:

WATCH Participant. Areas of interest and expertise include: autism, children with bipolar disorders, adaptive technology for speech, sensory impulse, children with compulsive behavior over food, trisomy
  
 

Mattie Muwwakkil

 

Title:

Company:

Department of Public Instruction
  

Address:

6356 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6356
  

Office:

919-807-3294

E-mail:

mmuwwakk@dpi.state.nc.us
  

Biography:

Providing technical assistance and training for the School Wide Positive Behavior Support Program in North Carolina's Peidmont region.
  
 

Melinda McCullen

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Work/Family Resource Center
  

Address:

313 Indera Mills Ct
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
  

Office:

336-369-5100

E-mail:

mmccullen@triad.rr.com
  

Biography:

Infant toddler resources/development. Helps to increase the quality of infant-toddler care in Forsyth County.
  
 

Melissa Gray

 

Title:

Developmental Disabilities Specialist

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

melissa.gray@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Evaluation planning/service coordination; community collaboration; family centerdness.
  
 

Melissa Lowry

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Down East Partnership for Children
  

Address:

PO Box 1245
Rocky Mount, NC 27802
  

Office:

252-985-4300

E-mail:

mlowry@depc.org
  

Biography:

Infant Todderl resources/development
  
 

Melissa Ouelette

 

Title:

Teacher of Hearing Impaired

Company:

Central NC School for the Deaf
  

Office:

(336) 271-9072

E-mail:

1mallory@ncdial.net_3
  

Biography:

Special interests include: development of spoken language in hearing impaired children; cochlear implants; learning disabilities; behavior management; early intervention and early identification of hearing impaired children.
  
 

Melynee Falk

 

Title:

Audiologist

Company:

Central NC School for the Deaf
  

Office:

(336)621-6490

E-mail:

melynee.falk@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: audiologic assessment; educational audiology; hearing aids.
  
 

Michelle Inhofer

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Child Care Resources,Inc
  

Address:

4601 Park Road, Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28209
  

Office:

704.376.6697

E-mail:

minhofer@childcareresourcesinc.org
  

Biography:

School Age resources and development for Cabarrus, Mecklenberg, Rowan and Stanly counties.
  
 

Monica Cook

 

Title:

Physical Therapist

Company:

Easter Seals UCP
  

Office:

919.783.8898 x1241

E-mail:

cookpm@mindspring.com
  

Biography:

WATCH, adaptive equipment, splinting, positioning
  
 

Monina Atkinson

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Child Care Services Association
  

Address:

2634 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Suite 100
Durham, NC 27707
  

Office:

919.403.6950

E-mail:

moninaa@childcareservices.org
  

Biography:

School Age development and resources for Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Orange and Person counties.
  
 

Nancy Bartlett

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Guilford Child Development CCR&R
  

Address:

1200 Arlington Street
Greensboro, NC 27406
  

Office:

336-369-5026

E-mail:

nancyb@guilfordchilddev.org
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler resources/development
  
 

Nancy Mullane, CCC, SLP

 

Title:

Speech Pathologist

Company:

Abilitations Children's Therapy & Wellness Center
  

Address:

11030 Raven Ridge Road Ste 101
Raleigh, NC 27614
  

Office:

919-844-6611

E-mail:

nancy@actwc.com
  

Biography:

Nancy is a Speech-Language Pathologist who brings a wide variety of experience to the practice. She graduated from Lesley College in Cambridge Massachusetts with a degree in early childhood education. Nancy worked for many years as both a preschool and kindergarten teacher in the Raleigh area. (Millbrook Methodist Preschool, North Ridge Elementary School and Ravenscroft School). Nancy returned to graduate school at North Carolina Central University and received a Masters Degree in Communication Disorders. She has experience evaluating and treating both children and adults but her passion is working with pediatric populations. She has worked in a variety of settings including public schools, skilled nursing, and the hospital. Nancy has completed training in pediatric feeding disorders assessment/intervention, as well as, esophageal dysphasia and it?s impact on feeding and swallowing function. She has experience in working with augmentative communication devices, early intervention, language delays/disorders, articulation and phonological processing disorders, Apraxia and Autism. Nancy enjoys partnering with families and children to ensure the child is reaching his/her communication potential. She is licensed by the board of NC and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.
  
 

Nell Barnes, Ed.D.

 

Title:

Executive Director

Company:

Learning Together
  

Office:

919.856.5202

E-mail:

nell@learningtogether.org
  

Biography:

WATCH Participant. Nell has several years of experience and expertise in the areas of administration, advocacy/legislative action, community collaborations, family support, inclusion, and developmental disabilities.
  
 

Nicole Carver

 

Title:

Teacher

Company:

Western NC Early Intervention and Preschool Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  

Office:

(828) 433-2992

E-mail:

nicole.carver@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: identification of hearing loss; audiroty based instruction; auditory learning guide; Bloom and Lahey chart; cochlear implants; preschool teaching ages 2 and 1/2 to 5 years.
  
 

Pam Dickens

 

Title:

Disability Consultant

Company:

North Carolina Office on Disability and Health
  

Address:

UNC-CH, Campus Box 8185
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8185
  

Office:

919-966-0871

E-mail:

pam_dickens@unc.edu
  

Biography:

Areas of interest include spina bifida, health promotion for individuals with disabilities, self-advocacy in health care, women's health, and transition to adulthood for children with disabilities.
  
 

Pat Bakin

 

Title:

Early Interventionist

Company:

Western NC Early Intervention and Preschool Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  

Office:

(828) 735-3877

E-mail:

macguyer@abts.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: deaf, hard of hearing, and auditory children; cochlear implants; preschool transition; language development.
  
 

Pat Baumgartner

 

Title:

Physical Therapist

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

pat.baumgartner@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Cranial sacral rehabilitation; myofascial release; hippotherapy; sensory processing.
  
 

Patsy Pierce, Ph.D.

 

Title:

Assistant Professor

Company:

Meredith College
  

Address:

3800 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607
  

Office:

919-760-8568

E-mail:

piercep@meredith.edu
  

Biography:

Dr. Pierce has been a Speech-Language Pathologist working primarily with children with severe speech and physical impairments for the past 18 years. She taught several courses for the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences at UNC-CH from 1985-1994. She also was the Education Director at the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies at UNC-CH from 1990-1994. Dr. Pierce was the State Assistive Techology Consultant and Director of Professional Services for the N.C. Dept of Health and Human Services from 1994-1998. From 1998-2000, Dr. Pierce was the Director of the Developmental Evaluation Center in Durham. Currently she is enjoying teaching child development courses at Meredith College in Raleigh.
  
 

Perline Williams

 

Title:

Company:

NCCU
  

Address:

712 Cecil Street
Durham, NC 27702
  

Office:

919-530-6353

E-mail:

pwilliams@wpo.nccu.edu
  

Biography:

Providing technical assistance and training for the School Wide Positive Behavior Support Program for all charter schools in North Carolina.
  
 

Phillip J. Chenevert, M.D

 

Title:

Developmental Pediatrician

Company:

New Bern Developmental Evaluation Center
  

Address:

1405 S. Glenburnie Road
New Bern, NC 28562
  

Office:

(252) 514-4770

E-mail:

phillip.chenevert@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: early childhood behavior and development; ADHD psychopharmacology; parenting issues.
  
 

Polly Pruitt

 

Title:

Company:

Preschool Services for Children with Special Needs
  

Address:

PO Drawer Box 600
Beaufort, NC 28516
  

Office:

252-728-4583

E-mail:

ppruitt@mail.clis.com
  

Biography:

preschool services for children with special needs
  
 

Rachel Pack

 

Title:

Mgt. Team Leader

Company:

First in Families of Wake County

E-mail:

onetrdrop@aol.com
  

Biography:

Rachel is a mother of a child with cerebral palsy and the leader of the Wake County Cerebral Palsy Support Group. She also works as the Management Team Leader for First in Families of Wake County. She chairs the Community Bridging Committee. Rachel is very interested in advocacy, services, and family support resources for families with children with special needs.
  
 

Rachel Ward

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Craven County Partnership for Children
  

Address:

1917 Trent Blvd
New Bern, NC 28560
  

Office:

252-672-5921

E-mail:

rward@cravencounty-ccrr.org
  

Biography:

School Age resources and development for Beaufort, Craven,Dare, Hyde, Pamlico, Tyrell, and Washington counties.
  
 

Ray Fillmon

 

Title:

Educational Diagnostician

Company:

Asheville DEC
  

Address:

119 Tunnel Road, Suite D
Asheville, NC 28805-1800
  

Office:

(828)251-6091

E-mail:

ray.fillman@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Autism and preschool learning delay.
  
 

Rebecca Crouch

 

Title:

More at Four Coordinator, Special Education Teacher

Company:

Jordan Child and Family Enrichment Center
  

Office:

919.754.3647

E-mail:

rcrouch@mhfc.com
  

Biography:

WATCH, IEP, Title 1, Social Inclusion, Auditory processing, Autism, ADHD, Developmentally appropriate practice, technology, writing referrals
  
 

Renee M. Roorda, MSPT

 

Title:

Pediatirc Physical Therapist

Company:

Pediatric Therapy Associates
  

Office:

919.854.0404

E-mail:

rrooda@pedtherapy.com
  

Biography:

WATCH Participant.Renee graduated from Nazareth College of Rochester with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2001. Since that time, she has worked with both geriatric and pediatric populations, concentrating her efforts over the last 5 years in pediatrics. Renee has gained a variety of pediatric experience working in the Rochester City School District, as well as in home care, clinic settings, and at Hilltop Home in Raleigh with severe and profound handicapped children. She enjoys working with Early Intervention, providing services to children birth to three and their families. She has also developed experience working with Down syndrome and cerebral palsy, as well as various other orthopedic, neurological, and developmental conditions. Renee has also been trained in orthotic prescription and fabrication.
  
 

Richard Marting

 

Title:

Pediatrician

Company:

Rocky Mount DEC
  

Address:

111 Medical Arts Mall
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  

Office:

(252)443-8858

E-mail:

richard.marting@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include:Developmental and behavioral pediatrics.
  
 

Robin Bakke

 

Title:

Developmental Disabilities Specialist

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

robin.bakke@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Evaluation planning/service coordination; community collaboration; therapeutic horseback riding.
  
 

Robin Sink

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Guilford Child Development Services
  

Address:

1200 Arlington Street
Greensboro, NC 27406
  

Office:

336.369.5028

E-mail:

sinkwriter@hotmail.com
  

Biography:

School age development and resources for Guilford and Randolph counties.
  
 

Ron Elmore, Ann Marie Elmore

 

Title:

Owners

Company:

Preemies & Associates, LLC
  

Address:

2908 Concerto Court
Apex, NC 27539
  

Office:

919-363-7585

E-mail:

ron.elmore@preemiesaa.com
  

Biography:

Preemies & Associates (PAA) is an early intervention agency specializing in supporting the unique needs of infants and toddlers born prematurely, small for gestational age, medically fragile or with genetic conditions such as Down Syndrome. PAA's CBRS staff are experts in addressing self-regulation, feeding and sleep concerns; as well as strategies for supporting language, motor, cognitive and social development of all infants and toddlers. Individual staff members bring additional expertise in areas such as global developmental delays, sensory-processing disorders and behavioral concerns secondary to language delays. Supporting families as a partner and as a resource is the cornerstone of PAA's services. Staff participates in on-going continuing education, journal clubs and monthly in-service training provided by PAA's Clinical Director, Ann Marie Elmore. Ann Marie is a neonatal physical therapist with over 25 years experience working with premature and other high risk infants in the NICU and home. PAA is happy to provide families with an individual bio on any staff member to help them select the best provider for their child. For more information about Preemies and Associates please visit our website at www.preemiesaa.com
  
 

Rosa Curtis Velez

 

Title:

Lead Teacher, NCECAC Level II, Infant Toddler Certification

Company:

Learning Together
  

Office:

919.856.6741

E-mail:

skyvelez@netzero.net
  

Biography:

WATCH, autism, social inclusion
  
 

Rosemarie J. Evans

 

Title:

Educational Diagnostician

Company:

Rocky Mount DEC
  

Address:

111 Medical Arts Mall
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  

Office:

252-443-8858

E-mail:

rosemarie.evans@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Working with children ages 0-3 in determining the need for further intervention. My educational background is in Child Development and Family Relations (M.S.).
  
 

Roxanne Dearman

 

Title:

Teacher

Company:

Western NC Early Intervention Preschool
  

Office:

(704)536-9296

E-mail:

roxanne.dearman@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: deafness/sign language; children from birth to age 5.
  
 

Ruth Miller, M.Ed.

 

Title:

Executive Director

Company:

White Plains Children's Center
  

Address:

313 SE Maynard Road
Cary, NC 27511
  

Office:

919-469-2217

E-mail:

wpccdirector@gmail.com
  

Biography:

White Plains Children?s Center (WPCC) is a non-profit, 501(c)3 childcare center serving children from 12 months to 5 years of age. We offer a variety of classroom settings, including full-day and part-day preschool and childcare. Inclusive Childcare, for All Children Expert childcare for both children who are typically developing and children with special needs. Excellent Teacher-to-Child Ratios Every classroom has 3 teachers, and all class sizes are much lower than state requirements. Child Centered Teaching Activities are tailored to each child?s individual needs, allowing every child the opportunity to be challenged. 5-Star Child Care Center Our excellent programs and educated, caring staff have garnered us North Carolina?s highest rating in child care. Serving Cary for Over 25 Years White Plains has served Cary, North Carolina from our home in White Plains Methodist Church since 1982.
  
 

Sabrina Crisp

 

Title:

Early Intervention Service Coordinator

Company:

Raleigh CDSA
  

Address:

317 Chapanoke Rd
Raleigh, NC 27603
  

Office:

919-773-2020

E-mail:

sabrina.crisp@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Inclusion
  
 

Sandra Wiggins

 

Title:

Preschool Developmental Clinician

Company:

Wadesboro DEC
  

Address:

107 E.Ashe Street
Wadesboro, NC 28170
  

Office:

(704)694-5186

E-mail:

sandra.wigins@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Child development, intermediate assesments of infants and toddlers.
  
 

Sheri Stroyek

 

Title:

Occupational Therapist

Company:

Boone
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

sheri.stroyek@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Area of expertise: Rural service delivery.
  
 

Stacy Schick

 

Title:

Company:

Preschool Services for Children with Special Needs
  

Address:

POB 700
Frankline, NC 28734
  

Office:

828-524-4473

E-mail:

horizon@mppnhc.org
  

Biography:

preschool
  
 

Susan Henke

 

Title:

Speech Language Pathologist

Company:

Rocky Mount DEC
  

Address:

111 Medical Arts Mall
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  

Office:

(252)443-8858

E-mail:

susan.henke@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Assistive technology/augmentative communication, especially children birth to 5.
  
 

T. Renee Watkins

 

Title:

Speech Language Pathologist

Company:

Carolina Child Development Center
  

Office:

919.359.8090

E-mail:

treneewslp@yahoo.com
  

Biography:

WATCH, sign language, social inclusion, augmentative communication, play based therapy
  
 

Tammy Osborne

 

Title:

Teachers Assistant

Company:

Western North Carolina Early Intervention and Preschool Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  

Office:

(336)526-3565

E-mail:

tammy.osborne@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: hearing impaired children.
  
 

Tanya Maria Beckerdite

 

Title:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Company:

Central NC School for the Deaf
  

Office:

(336) 621-5212

E-mail:

tanya.beckerdite@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: certified rape crisis counselor; research statistics- esp. related to social policy; political activism- esp. related to social policy and legislation; instruction/training of post-masters, post-doctorate social workers; stress management training and team building; juvenile justice; fund raising; play therapy with preschool populations- esp. with deaf populations.
  
 

Tarsha Banister

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Work/Family Resource Center
  

Address:

313 Indera Mills Courth
Winston-Salem, NC 27101-2722
  

Office:

336.761.5100

E-mail:

tbanister@ccrr.org
  

Biography:

School Age resources and development for Alleghany, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin Counties.
  
 

Tashani Gaskins

 

Title:

Co-Owner

Company:

Life Resources of NC LLC
  

Address:

6608 Six Forks Road, Suite 202
Raleigh, NC 27615
  

Office:

919-896-8520

E-mail:

tashani@lrofnc.com
  

Biography:

Outpatient Therapy (individual, family, couple) (in home and for Spanish, Portuguese, Creole speaking clients) Group Therapy Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Management Psychological testing (ages 6-16) Speech and Language Services Employee Assistance Program Child, Adult and Family Yoga
  
 

Ted Anderson

 

Title:

Pediatrician

Company:

Greensboro DEC
  

Address:

122 N. Elm Street, Suite 400
Greensboro, NC 27401
  

Office:

(336)334-5601

E-mail:

ted.anderson@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric developmental disorders.
  
 

Terri Barrett

 

Title:

Educational Diagnostician

Company:

Western NC Early Intervetion and Preschool Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  

Office:

(828)433-2976

E-mail:

terri.barrett@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: infants, toddlers, preschoolers who are deaf of hard of hearing and their families; parent-child communication; videotape analysis of interaction using Cole/Stokes model and related research.
  
 

Theresa Craddock

 

Title:

Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

Company:

Central NC School for the Deaf
  

Office:

(336) 271-9072

E-mail:

t.craddock@ncdial.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: education of preschool deaf and hard of hearing children using total communication; teaching parents/families sign language and how to work with their children; working with multihandicapped children; teaching sign language and behavior management to staff in various schools and centers.
  
 

Tiffany Harris

 

Title:

Program Coordinator

Company:

White Plains Children's Center
  

Office:

919.469.2217 ext 248

E-mail:

program@wpcc.org
  

Biography:

WATCH, program management, environment rating scales (ITERS, ECERS, FDCRS), NAEYC accreditation standards
  
 

Tim Crawford

 

Title:

Assistant Director

Company:

Morganton/Hickory DEC
  

Address:

517-E West Fleming Drive
Morganton, NC 28655
  

Office:

(828) 438-6263

E-mail:

tim.crawford@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include:ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, genetic syndromes and developmental disabilities in general.
  
 

Tom Coffey

 

Title:

Audiologist

Company:

Boone DEC
  

Address:

150 Den-Mac Drive
Boone, NC 28607
  

Office:

(828)265-5391

E-mail:

tom.coffey@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Hearing loss in children; otoacoustic evaluation; rural health delivery; BAER assessment.
  
 

Trisha Watts, M.Ed

 

Title:

Director of Special Education Services

Company:

Learning Together
  

Office:

919.856.5205

E-mail:

trishawatts@learningtogether.org
  

Biography:

WATCH Participant. Areas of interest and expertise include: autism, sensory integration, children born addicted, mood disorders. Licensed Teacher, BK License, Infant Toddler Certificate.
  
 

Tyra Sue McMillan

 

Title:

Pediatric Registered Nurse

Company:

Rockingham DEC
  

Address:

110 S. Hancock Street, Suite 200
Rockingham, NC 28379
  

Office:

(910)977-9240

E-mail:

tyrasue.mcmillan@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: Registered Nurse,Extended Role Public Health Nurse, Adult and Pediatric assessment Training, Public Health Lab Training, Public Health STD Training , S.I.D.S. counseling training, Denver II Master Trainer, Battelle Developmental Trainer, MTI photoscreener training, Hear Kit Training, DEC Genetics training.
  
 

Valerie Shook

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Child Care Connections of Burke County
  

Address:

PO Box 630
Morganton, NC 28680
  

Office:

828.439.2328

E-mail:

vshook@coninc.com
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler development/resources
  
 

Vanessa Chandler

 

Title:

School Age Specialist

Company:

Buncombe County Child Care Services
  

Address:

59 Woodfin Place
Asheville, NC 28801
  

Office:

828.545.1955

E-mail:

vanessa.chandler@buncombecounty.org
  

Biography:

School Age resources/development for Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, Polk, Rutheford, and Transylvania counties.
  
 

Vicki Cole

 

Title:

Infant Toddler Specialist

Company:

Southwestern Child Development Commision
  

Address:

PO Box 250
Webster, NC 28788
  

Office:

828.586.5561

E-mail:

cole.vicki@swcdcinc.org
  

Biography:

Infant Toddler resources/development
  
 

Wendy B. Wieber

 

Title:

Early Interventionist

Company:

Western NC Early Intervention and Preschool Program
  

Office:

(828) 433-2969

E-mail:

wendy.wieber@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: deaf and hard of hearing children; cochlear implants; extreme prematurity; language development.
  
 

Wendy Walker, M. Ed, CED, Certified AUT

 

Title:

Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

Company:

Central NC School of the Deaf
  

Office:

(336) 273-6462

E-mail:

bwalker@lexcomine.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: behavior management; cued speech; language development; mainstreaming children who have hearing impairment; cochlear implants/hearing aids/speech acoustics; auditory development. Special interests include: sensory integration; incorporating speech goals in activities.
  
 

Zelina Henry

 

Title:

Physical Therapist

Company:

Fayetteville Developmental Evaluation Center
  

Address:

1211-A Ireland Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28304
  

Office:

(910)486-1605

E-mail:

zelina.henry@ncmail.net
  

Biography:

Areas of expertise include: cerebral palsy; children 0-3 years; children with visual impairment and other developmental delays.
  
 
 
 
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