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Alicia Andry            PT, NPT

Alicia graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2004 with a Bachelor’s in Science and in 2006 with a Master’s in Physical Therapy. Alicia has worked in a variety of settings including adult inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab, day rehab and pediatric outpatient. Alicia’s pediatric outpatient experience includes treatment of many conditions such as cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, idiopathic toe walking, orthopedic conditions, torticollis, motor delay, hypotonia and various genetic disorders. Through her clinical experience, Alicia has developed a high interest in neurology and neurological-based disorders. Alicia has attended continuing education courses including NDT, torticollis, Kinesio-Taping and gait analysis.

 

Erin Roiser              MS, OTR/L

Erin graduated from Western Michigan University in 2009 with a Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, and graduated from Western Michigan University in 2010 with a Master’s in Science with an emphasis on Occupational Therapy. Erin has experience working in outpatient pediatrics at the Detroit Medical Center where she gained extensive experience in treatment of children with cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, motor delay, sensory processing disorders, hypotonia, various genetic disorders, and oral motor/feeding disorders. Erin is a certified provider of Therapeutic Listening®. Her clinical interests include neurological-based disorders and oral motor/feeding disorders. Erin has attended continuing education to increase professional development on feeding difficulties and sensory integration.


Grace McGarrity     MS OTR/L

Grace graduated from the direct admission program of Saint Louis University in 2011 with a Bachelor's in Occupational Science, and in 2012 with a Master of Occupational Therapy. Her education program focused on teaching a strong foundation in the theories and framework of occupational therapy. Her experience working in pediatric outpatient clinics has provided her with the opportunity to advance her knowledge and treatment of sensory processing disorders, developmental delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder, hypotonia, and neurological-based disorders. Her intervention specialties include use of sensory-based equipment and activities, Kinesio taping techniques, and behavior modification, along with providing client-centered home programming.

 

Scott Busteed        MA, CCC-SLP

Scott is an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)-certified clinician who received his B.S. and M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 2010 and 2013, respectively. An interim gap year provided Scott an introduction to pediatrics while he served as an instructional assistant in an early childhood classroom for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in Dublin, Ireland. He has worked in both public schools and private pediatric practice and possesses a variety of clinical interests and experience including apraxia of speech, articulation disorders, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), ASD, behavior management, culturally- and linguistically-diverse learners, language delay, and social/pragmatic language. Scott is trained in the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol and the SOS Approach to Feeding, and has attended other specialized continuing education options including the Social Thinking Program and AAC Assessment.


Omayah Atassi        MA CCC -SLP

Omayah Atassi graduated from University of Michigan – Ann Arbor in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Spanish. Combining her love of languages and her desire to help people, Omayah decided to start a career in Speech-Language Pathology. She completed a Master’s of Science from the Teachers College at Columbia University in New York, NY in 2012. With 4 years of experience, Omayah has worked in the school and outpatient pediatric setting. Omayah is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Her clinical interests include: language disorders, articulation disorders, autism spectrum disorder, alternative augmentative communication and developmental delay. She has attended continuing education in order to increase professional development in these areas.

 

Jessica Beyer         DPT

Jessica graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 2009 with a Bachelor's in Kinesiology, and in 2016 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Jessica has had clinical experience in a variety of settings including adult outpatient orthopedic, acute care, and both inpatient and outpatient pediatrics. Jessica's pediatric experience includes treatment of a variety of pediatric conditions ranging from torticollis and developmental delay to idiopathic toe walking and Down syndrome. Jessica also has volunteered at events like Special Olympics FunFitness where she provided Special Olympic athletes with health screenings and fitness education. Jessica enjoys working in collaboration with families and interdisciplinary teams in order to provide your child with the best plan of care. Jessica's favorite part about working in pediatrics is having the privilege to be an integral part of a child's development.

 

Liz Buenfil              Practice Manager

 

Imelda Antunez      Billing and Scheduling

 

Sameh Taha           Owner / Director