Pediatric Speech Therapy
Determining when there is a problem with a child’s speech development can be tough. Our speech therapists asses speech development and provide a collaborative plan to help children advance their communication skills.read more >>
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
We address psychological, social, and environmental factors to help children with various levels of needs to improve their cognitive, physical, sensory, and motor skills and strengthen their self-esteem.read more >>
Pediatric Physical Therapy
Appropriate therapy promotes children’s independence, increases their participation, facilitates motor development and function, improves strength and endurance, and enhances learning opportunities.read more >>
Every child has a unique sensory system that allows them to explore the world at their own pace. Pediatric feeding disorders are more common than most people realize. We strive to prepare children to continue developing their ability to learn in the manner that best suits their needs.read more >>
Augmentative Alternative Communication
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) includes all forms of communication that are used to express ourselves without the use of oral speech. We all use AAC when we make facial expressions or gestures, use symbols or pictures, or write.read more >>
Jeanette, Office Manager
Jeanette first joined Fleming Speech Therapy Services, Inc. in the spring of 2007 as receptionist, billing and office manager. From that spring, Jeanette has worked with Carrie and the Fleming family to increase our customer service as well as our exposure in the Northern area. Jeanette has been assigned Director of Credentialing, Certification and Training to ensure the highest degree of compliance. Over 10 years of medical administration experience.
Lauren, M.S., CCC-SLP, Assistant Director, Speech Language Pathologist
Lauren earned her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and psychology from Salem State University in 2010 and her master’s degree in speech-language pathology in 2012. She has experience in both public school and private clinic settings, where she has worked with children and young adults ranging in age from 2-21. She has a particular interest in working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder, apraxia, and those who use AAC. Lauren has received training in PECS, PROMPT, and the LAMP approach to AAC.
Carmen, BSN, MOT, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist
Carmen graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and from the University of Southern Maine in 1998 with a Master of Occupational Therapy. She has worked in a variety of pediatric settings, including private practice, schools and community- based therapy. While working with children of varying abilities, Carmen enjoys using her specialized training in Neuro-Developmental Technique (NDT), sensory processing and The Write Stuff fine motor program. She especially enjoys building upon each child’s strengths to help him or her achieve goals. Carmen is a mother of 3 and a Navy wife.
Tristan, MSOT, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist
Tristan graduated in 2010 with herBachelor of Science in Health Science and her Bachelor of Art in Modern Foreign Language(Spanish) with a medical Spanish minor from James Madison University. In 2012, she graduatedfrom James Madison University with her Master's in Occupational Therapy. She has workedwith both pediatric and geriatric populations with experience in Autism Spectrum Disorder,Down Syndrome, and Sensory Processing difficulties. Tristan is certified with Physical AgentModalities and has experience with the Alert Program.
Lauren, COTA, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Lauren earned her Associates Degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant from Eastern Virginia Career College in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 2016. Throughout her education she gained experience working with pediatrics and adults in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation.
Amber, MSOT, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist
Amber graduated from East Carolina University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a Composite Science minor. She went on to receive her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Jefferson College of Health Sciences in 2012. Amber has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, adult outpatient, and is currently working in inpatient rehabilitation, pediatric outpatient and the school systems. She has worked with a wide array of patients from early intervention to geriatric and always takes a holistic approach. Amber has been certified in the Alert Program as well as yoga for children with special needs.
Ms. Katie, CF-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist
Katie earned her bachelor's degree in psychology with a minor in linguistics from the University of Mary Washington in 2013. She earned her master's in speech-language pathology from Radford University in 2017. During graduate school she gained experience in numerous settings including university clinic, assisted living facilities, and pediatric outpatient, where she found a love of working with the pediatric population. She particularly enjoys working with children on the autism spectrum, those who use AAC, and those with feeding disorders/differences. She is trained in the administration of ABA.
Mary Rose, MOT, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist
Mary Rose earned her Masters in Occupational Therapy from Duquesne University with a minor in psychology (2015). She gained experience in the program working with a wide variety of ages from infants to geriatrics to maximize their independence and engagement. She loved it all! She has experience in working in hospital acute care and school settings. She is very excited to work in the pediatric field and collaborate with families to meet everyone’s needs.
Kayla, Administrative Assistant/Medical Receptionist
Kayla worked in retail for over eight years prior to joining Fleming Therapy Services, Inc. She enjoys interacting with children and is excited to be part of a pediatric practice. Kayla enjoys playing basketball, watching every sport and spending time with her daughter.
Alyssa, M.S. Ed., CCC-SLP
Alyssa received her bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from SUNY New Paltz in 2011 and received her Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from The College of Saint Rose in 2013. Since earning her master’s degree, she has worked in public school settings in Virginia and Florida. She is interested in variety of areas including: augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), speech sound production disorders, language disorders, and fluency. Additionally, she is interested in working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Alyssa is also Hanen certified in More Than Words.