All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Alison Miller, OTR/L

Alison is an occupational therapist with certification in Therapeutic Listening, Handwriting Without Tears, Neurodevelopmental Treatment, Food Chaining, and Interactive Metronome. Alison also has training in sensory integration and behavior management, and a wide variety of experience working with kids of all ages. She lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband and two feisty little girls. When she is not working, Alison enjoys being outdoors, going to the lake, painting, yoga, and laughing with friends and family on her back porch. Her favorite thing about being a therapist is that there is never a dull moment! She likes getting to know each child, finding out what makes them “tick”, and working for those break-through moments that are priceless.

alison@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Amanda Barker, MS, PT

Amanda is a physical therapist with certification in Interactive Metronome, Neurodevelopmental Treatment, Advanced Cascade DAFO Bracing, and pediatric Kinesio taping. She has extensive experience working with infants with torticollis, preterm babies, and children with various diagnoses who have gross motor delay. Amanda lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband, son, two stepdaughters, and her dog, Smoky. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, hiking, college football, and working in the yard. Amanda’s favorite thing about working with kids is getting to hold sweet babies.

amanda@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Ashley Miller, OTR/L

Ashley is an occupational therapist with certification in Therapeutic Listening, Interactive Metronome, Food Chaining, and Handwriting Without Tears. She has also been to courses specializing in Brain Gym, sensory integration, visual/vestibular assessment, and autism spectrum disorder– and has a wide variety of experience both in school-based and outpatient pediatric settings. Ashley lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband, daughter, and Great Dane. She enjoys yoga, shopping, going for walks with her family, and traveling. Her favorite thing about All Aboard is collaborating with the patients’ speech and physical therapists to provide the best possible therapy.

ashley@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Chere’ Skinner, OTR/L

Chere’ is an occupational therapist certified in Interactive Metronome and Therapeutic Listening, and has been to various courses specializing in ADHD, sensory processing, autism spectrum disorders, nutrition, and behavioral management. She has experience working with children and adolescents of all ages, and particularly enjoys working with parents on addressing specific challenges at home, school, and in the community—and figuring out how to overcome them. Chere’ lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband, son, and dog, Tank. She enjoys being outside and active with friends and family, cheering for the Razorbacks, traveling, and going to the lake. Her favorite thing about being a therapist is the opportunity to have a positive impact in a child’s life every day.

chere@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Jacklyn Fratesi, MS, CCC-SLP

Jacklyn is a speech-language pathologist certified in Beckman Oral Motor and Interactive Metronome, and has experience working with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, neurological disorders, and a variety of children/adolescents with cognitive, language, and articulation delays. Jacklyn has also been a family advocate and resource for children with dyslexia, and is able to help parents in the process of diagnosis and treatment. She lives in northwest Arkansas with her daughter Sophie, and enjoys painting, dancing, listening to music, and being with friends/family. Her favorite thing about working with kids is watching them excel, and laughing at their stories and unpredictable humor.

jacklyn@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Laura Porch, PT, DPT

Laura is a physical therapist certified in Interactive Metronome and Advanced Cascade DAFO Bracing. She has attended various courses specializing in early intervention, sensory integration, and prematurity/post-NICU treatment. Laura has experience working with infants and children with a variety of diagnoses with gross motor delay, including Down Syndrome, CP, torticollis, autism, etc. She lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband, four children, and Labrador, Scout. Laura enjoys spending time with friends/family, going to Razorback games, traveling, exercising, and reading books. Her favorite thing about being a therapist is helping others reach their full potential, and doing something different every day!

laura@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Leah Murphy, MS, CCC-SLP

Leah is a speech-language pathologist with certification in Beckman Oral Motor and Interactive Metronome, as well as various experience with feeding/swallowing, autism spectrum disorder and pragmatics, stuttering, neurological disorders, and children with language and articulation delays. Leah is a positive advocate for patients at the clinic, and has been helpful with families in the transition from therapy to the community. She lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband and two boys. Leah enjoys playing tennis and hanging out with family and friends when she is not at the clinic. Her favorite thing about All Aboard is working in a positive, family-centered environment.

leah@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Leigh Thompson, MS, CCC-SLP

Leigh is a speech-language pathologist with certification in Beckman Oral Motor and Interactive Metronome, as well as training in assistive technology, Talk Tool protocols (oral placement to speech), and behavior management related to sensory integration. Leigh has significant experience working with feeding and swallowing, apraxia, and children and adolescents who have difficulty with pragmatics/social language. She lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband, daughter, and son—and enjoys running, biking with her family, and watching her kids play baseball and dance. Leigh’s favorite thing about her job is being able to experience a child’s first word, or the first time they say “mama”, and the realization that communication opens up new opportunities and independence.

leigh@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Sarah Boyd, OTR/L

Sarah is an occupational therapist certified in Interactive Metronome and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with training in working with oppositional defiance/behavioral issues, mental health, anger management, and social skills. Sarah has established curriculum for and led various social groups at All Aboard, with positive feedback from parents. She has also provided parent education and led support groups for parents and caregivers in the past. Sarah lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband, daughter, son, and two stepdaughters. She enjoys gardening, working out, and traveling. Her favorite thing about All Aboard is her co-workers, and the loving and supportive environment which they provide.

sarah@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Stacey Phillips, MS, PT

Stacey is a physical therapist certified in Interactive Metronome, Advanced Cascade DAFO Bracing, Neurodevelopmental Treatment, and pediatric Kinesio taping. She has attended various courses specializing in Early Intervention, sensory integration, wheelchair assessment, Brachial Plexus Injury, and aquatic therapy. Stacey has a wide variety of experience working with children, including outpatient, home health, and school based pediatric therapy. She lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband, two daughters, and dog Frasier. Stacey enjoys sewing, crafting, watching college football, and being a Girl Scout leader. Her favorite thing about her job is watching a child’s face achieve something they did not think they could do. She loves helping parents be a strong voice and advocate for their children, because they know their children best!

stacey@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Maeve Shaddock, OTR / L

Maeve is an occupational therapist certified in Integrated Listening Systems, and trained in visual/vestibular assessment and Greenspan Floortime Approach. Maeve has experience working with a variety of children and adolescents with sensory processing disorder, autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, developmental and fine motor delay, behavioral problems, etc. —with a particular interest in sensory integration. She lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband, and enjoys spending time with him and her two dogs, Ellie and Denver. She also likes anything outdoors (especially being in the water), Razorback sports, reading, traveling, and hanging out with friends and family. Maeve’s favorite thing about working with kids is their humor and ability to keep her from taking herself too seriously!

maeve@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Amber Wright, MS, CCC-SLP

Amber is a speech-language pathologist certified in Interactive Metronome, and has experience working with a variety of children with Down Syndrome, developmental delay, autism, and articulation delay. She is also very experienced with treating younger children with both expressive and receptive language delay, including multicultural populations. Amber lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband and two boys. She enjoys getting to play outside with her family, especially with her fun and busy kids—and loves scuba diving whenever she gets the opportunity. Amber’s favorite thing about All Aboard is providing top clinical services to children and families as they navigate through developmental challenges. She loves the environment that allows children to walk into the clinic, and know they have a family of therapists ready to support them in achieving their goals.

amber@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Jessie Rambo, MS, CCC-SLP

Jessie is a speech-language pathologist certified in several Lindamood Bell programs including LiPS (Phoneme Sequencing), Visualizing and Verbalizing, and Talkies. Jessie has continuing education in Down Syndrome 101 for Educators, Vocabulary Strategies for SLP’s, Lego Build to Express, as well as a graduate certificate in autism spectrum disorders. Jessie has experience working with kids with autism, Down Syndrome, and articulation/language delays in both school and private therapy settings. She lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband, daughter, and dog, Miley. Jessie enjoys camping, kayaking, reading, and spending time with family. Her favorite thing about her job is working with all different kinds of kids and helping them communicate effectively . She loves seeing them master a new skill, and watching their excitement at accomplishing something for which they have been working.

jessie@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Kara Mabrey, OTR/L

Kara is an occupational therapist certified in Therapeutic Listening, and has attended a variety of courses specializing in Sensory Integration and ADHD. Kara has significant experience with children with autism spectrum disorder, developmental and fine motor delay, sensory processing, feeding aversions, and behavioral management. She also has experience working at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Kara lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband and dog, Tucker. She enjoys hanging out with family and friends and going to see live music and sporting events. Her favorite thing about working with kids is seeing how much they grow and progress to achieve functional and meaningful goals that make day to day life a little easier.

Kara@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Jean Ann Henry, Office Manager

Jean Ann lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband and two chocolate Labradors, Rocky and Rosey. She also has two daughters that live and work here as well. Jean Ann enjoys going to Razorback sporting events, reading, flea marketing, art, and working in the yard. After teaching for twenty-five years, her favorite thing about All Aboard is that it gives her the opportunity to see kids. She loves kids and working with the staff and families!

jeanann@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com

All Aboard Pediatric Therapy Northwest Arkansas

Jennifer Holzhauer, Billing and Referral Coordinator

Jennifer lives in northwest Arkansas with her husband and two sons. She enjoys watching/playing sports, going to events and concerts, and spending time with her friends and family. Her favorite thing about working at All Aboard is everyone’s diverse personalities, and laughing all the time. She appreciates that everyone is different but enjoys being together and loving life.

jennifer@allaboardpediatrictherapy.com