Erica received both her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders (1999) and Master of Communication Disorders (2001) from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. After working in a variety of settings, including home health, nursing homes, public schools, and private practices, she found her love in pediatrics and early intervention. She has been practicing primarily as a pediatric speech-language pathologist for 14 years, providing therapy to children with various forms of developmental delays and communicative disorders including autism spectrum disorders, apraxia, articulation delays, language delays, and oral motor/swallowing disorders. Erica loves being a part of a group that helps kids reach their full potential. It is such a joy to her to see a child meet those milestones and know that she helped them get there. Spending time with her family is very important to Erica. Her children are involved in several sports/activities and they are always on the go. She loves being involved in activities with them and watching them play/perform.
Erica has been trained in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), which allows children with little or no communication abilities a means pf communicating non-verbally. She has also been trained in a sensory motor approach to treating apraxia. She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Assoication.
Keri Jo Felmet
Keri Jo attended Michigan State University, where she received a Bachelor’s (1996) and Master’s (1998) degree in speech-language pathology. She speaks some Spanish and some sign language. She came to Arkansas with her new husband who was assigned to the Little Rock AFB. She has completed multiple trainings and certifications in the area of pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders and has specialized training for working with children with autism spectrum disorders. In her personal time, she loves to travel. She spent the five years prior to working at KULA exploring Europe and Asia while living in Japan and Germany and working with military families. She loves to be active and enjoy the outdoors. She is passionate about running, training for triathlons and spendng time with family and friends.
Keri Jo has been trained in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), which allows children with little or no communication abilities a means pf communicating non-verbally. She has been trained in Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP). She is a certified Sign, Say and Play instructor, certified therapeutic listening provider and she is certified to provide VitalStim Therapy, a special form of neuromuscular electrical stimulation that helps habilitate and/or re-educate the throat muscles needed for swallowing. She has also been trained in a sensory motor approach to treating apraxia. She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Assoication.
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