ROSE FAIRBAIRN

FOUNDER

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Education & Training

Rose Fairbairn is a licensed and board-certified speech-language pathologist. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed as a Speech-Language Pathologist by the State of California. She is trained in Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC), Rapid Syllable Transitions (ReST), Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT), Hanen’s It Takes Two to Talk, as well as Sequential-Oral-Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding and certified in Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profiling (MBSImP). Rose is also CPR and AED trained for infants, children, and adults through the American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR AED Program.

Rose graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts degree (Cum Laude) and a Masters of Science (with distinction) in Communicative Disorders and Sciences.

Rose is passionate about providing the highest quality of care tailored to the individual. She continually pursues educational opportunities and additional training and certifications in her specialized areas to provide highly skilled care based on the most current research.

Rose is grateful to have found a profession in which she is able to match passion and creativity with skill and science to help others reach their maximum potential in their communication and feeding abilities to improve their quality of life.

Alyssa Phillips, M.S., CCC-SLP
Director of Speech Therapy

Speech-Language Pathologist

Bio:

Alyssa Phillips, M.S. CCC-SLP, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences from Ohio State University and her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Baldwin Wallace University.

Alyssa is trained in Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) and Natural Language Acquisition (NLA), which she utilizes when working with Autistic children who communicate with immediate/delayed echolalia. She enjoys working with children from a wide range of backgrounds and etiologies and has a passion for early intervention, language delay, Apraxia (CAS), Autism, and phonological disorders.

Alyssa is a child-led and play-based therapist who values a holistic approach. She is dedicated to providing therapy based on her client’s strengths and interests along with consideration for their social and emotional well-being. She looks forward to working alongside clients and their families to build strong connections and create a fun and meaningful experience in therapy!

Alyssa enjoys spending time with her family and friends and likes doing anything outside from snowboarding, and hiking, to relaxing at the beach!

Vivian Wong

Lead Speech-Language Pathologist

Bio:

Vivian attended the University of Virginia for her undergraduate studies where she double majored in Speech Pathology & Audiology and Psychology. She then attended Boston University to earn her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed as a Speech-Language Pathologist by the State of California.

Vivian is passionate about providing fun and individualized evidence-based therapy, and she prioritizes making meaningful connections and focusing on her clients’ strengths and interests in her therapy sessions. In addition to being a play-based, child-led therapist, she supports and counsels families and caregivers, as she believes that is integral to the success of therapy.

While Vivian has experience working with a wide range of needs, she is particularly passionate about early intervention, gestalt language processing, autism, and articulation/phonological disorders. She is also interested in childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and feeding disorders. Vivian is trained in Natural Language Acquisition (NLA) for Gestalt Language Processors (GLP), Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC), Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT), DIR Floortime 101, and Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism.

In her free time, Vivian loves spending time outdoors, traveling, exercising, and trying new restaurants with her husband and friends!

Joy LePage

Speech-Language Pathologist

Bio:

Joy received her Master of Science Degree in Communicative Disorders from Eastern New Mexico University in May of 2019 and her Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders from California State University, Long Beach (Go Beach!) in May of 2014. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association(ASHA) and is licensed as a Speech-Language Pathologist by the State of California. Joy has been trained in Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing(DTTC) and is CPR and AED trained through the American Health Care Academy.

Joy has had the privilege of working with children and adults from a wide range of backgrounds, diagnoses, and needs. While Joy enjoys all therapy areas, she particularly enjoys the areas of early intervention, autism spectrum disorder, language disorders, gestalt language processing, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and childhood apraxia of speech (CAS).

Joy strives to provide individualized therapy that is motivating, functional, and meaningful for each client.

Outside of work, Joy has a passion for animals (she has 11 pets!), enjoys watching movies, and loves singing karaoke.

Adriana M Jarquin
Speech-Language Pathologist

Bio:

Adriana received her Master of Science Degree in Speech and Hearing Science from Portland State University in 2023 and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Kalamazoo College in 2015.

Adriana is a child-lead, play-based therapist who is passionate about providing individualized and family-center therapy to her clients. Her previous work as a Behavior Therapist helped her develop a passion for working with Autistic children. As a Speech Therapists she strives to continue expanding her education to provide the best neuro-affirming care possible to the Autism Community. As a bilingual individual, she is passionate about working with multilingual and multicultural families, and strives to incorporate and support the development of her client’s home languages in addition to English. She is certified in Natural Language Acquisition for Gestalt Language Processors and Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) for Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She is also interested in continuing work with children who benefit from Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices.

Adriana enjoys spending time with her family and friends hiking, trying new restaurants and tending to her succulent garden.

Katia Shank
Speech-Langauge Pathologist

Bio:

Katia received her Master of Science in Communication Science and Disorders from Chapman University in 2024 and her Bachelor of Arts in Lingusitics from UCLA in 2020.

Katia is a neurodiversity-affirming therapist with a strong interest in early intervention, AAC, and autism. She is certified in Natural Language Acquisition for Gestalt Language Processors and Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) for Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She has years of experience as a Behavior Therapist which sparked her desire to work with children. As an SLP, Katia strives to provide family-centered care and a strengths-based outlook for her clients. She loves to make therapy fun while still providing clients with the support they need.

In her free time, Katia enjoys baking bread, tending to her vegetable garden, and crocheting fun sweaters.

MARIE TORRES

Patient Care Coordinator

Certifications

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