Staff

Janelle Pickens MS, CCC-SLP, Owner/Speech-Language Pathologist

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Janelle is an experienced speech-language pathologist with a heart for children with special needs and their families.  She graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from Miami University in 1998 and her Master’s degree from Old Dominion University in 2000.  She is licensed in the state of Ohio and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association.  She has worked in a variety of settings including early intervention, preschool and medical facilities.  Janelle has special interests in early language development, autism spectrum disorder, pediatric feeding development and alternative communication.  She uses many techniques to help children and families, including parent coaching and play-based intervention.  In...

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Emily Ferjencik MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

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Emily truly enjoys working with families and young children.  She graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from Miami University in 2000 and her Master’s degree also from Miami University in 2007.  She is licensed in the state of Ohio and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association.  She has worked in both clinical and home-based settings in Ohio and Massachusetts providing individual and small group therapy.  Emily’s special interests are in early language development and autism spectrum disorder.  Her favorite part of going to work is watching children learn while they play!

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Audrey MacComer MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

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Audrey loves working with children of all ages! She has experience serving clients in center, school, group and individual settings but especially enjoys collaborating with families in their own home environment. Audrey graduated from Miami University in 2005 and worked as a special education teacher before completing her Master’s degree at Ohio State in 2009. She is licensed in the state of Ohio and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association. Audrey has expertise in the areas of early language intervention, Autism, Down syndrome, articulation disorders and assistive communication.

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Elizabeth James MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

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Elizabeth’s ambition is to help children and their families improve the quality of their day to day lives.  She graduated in 1994 with her Bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and earned a Master’s degree from Kent State University in 1996.  Elizabeth is licensed in the state of Ohio and maintains her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.  She also holds a license from the Ohio Department of Education.  Elizabeth’s past experience includes working with adults in a medical setting and working with children in a school environment.   She has extensively worked with the preschool population in a school setting and has some school-age experience as well.  Currently, Elizabeth’s...

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Katy Linscott MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist/Co-Director of Community Affairs

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Originally from Athens, Katy has lived in Columbus for the past four years where she has worked with children in a variety of clinic, school, and in-home settings.  She attended Ohio University for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. Katy is licensed in the states of Ohio and West Virginia, and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Katy loves working with little ones because they make her laugh every day!

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Lisa Babcanec MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

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Lisa thoroughly enjoys working with children of all ages.  Her interventions are centered on each individual family’s priorities and daily routines. Lisa graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from Miami University in 2003 and her Master’s degree from Ohio University in 2005.  Lisa is licensed in the State of Ohio and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association.  She holds certifications in Beckman’s Oral Motor Protocol and the Neonatal Oral Motor Assessment Scale (NOMAS).  Lisa has experience in private practice as well as medical facilities.  She has special interests in early intervention, feeding disorders, hearing impairment, autism, and Down syndrome.  Lisa’s goal is to provide family-centered speech therapy...

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