SPEECH THERAPY TEAM

Meet our extraordinary speech therapy team!

They specialize in communication and language disorders, and feeding/ swallowing difficulties. Whatever speech concerns you may have for your child, we are ready to help your child discover their voice!


Mr. Tommy

¡Hablo Español!

Hometown: McAllen, TX

Undergrad: Texas State University

Grad: University of Arkansas

Kids SPOT Team since: 2014

"My favorite thing about working with the pediatric population is that as a therapist I am here to help children attain and keep skills in the area of communication that they can use in their everyday life."

Favorite Hobby: You can catch me running along the razorback trail or around lake Fayetteville with my dog Icarus.


Miss. Elizabeth

Hometown: Springdale, AR

Graduated from: U of A

Kids SPOT Team since: 2020

"I have always loved kids and their joyful hearts. It is so fun to watch them as they discover how things work and when they make breakthroughs in communication. All our kids are full of potential and are capable of so much!"

Favorite Hobby: I love baking desserts! Recently I have discovered the art of making sugar cookies and decorating them. I’m always up to try new things!


Miss. Suzy

Hometown: New Orleans, LA

Graduated from: U of A

Kids SPOT Team since: 2019

"I love getting to combine teaching and playing. I have so much fun with my Kids SPOT kiddos!"

Favorite Hobby: Tap dancing


Miss. Liz

Hometown: Minooka, Illinois

Undergrad: The University of Northern Iowa

Graduate: The University of Tulsa

Kids SPOT Team since: 2020

" I have always loved children! Their personalities, laughter, and quirks give me so much joy!The absolute best part of working with the pediatric population as a speech pathologist is having the privilege to collaborate with families to see children achieve anything and everything. It can be a new sound, word, skill or confidence in themselves!"

Favorite Hobby: I love doing anything creative! I especially enjoy painting, cardmaking, and scrapbooking!


Miss. Carma

Hometown: North Little Rock

Undergrad: U of A

Grad: UCA

Kids SPOT Team since: 2020

“Working with an awesome team of therapists to help children reach their full potential”

Favorite Hobby: Kayaking the many rivers in Arkansas!

Miss. Julissa

¡Hablo Español!

Hometown: Anaheim, CA

Graduated from: Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Kids SPOT Team since: 2020

"Fostering improved communication skills in my clients and developing trusting relationships with their families"

Favorite Hobby: Fishing


Miss. Alix

Hometown: Hot Springs, AR

Graduate from: Arkansas State University

Kids SPOT Team since: 2019

"I love knowing that I am impacting a child's life forever by helping achieve skills that will allow them to communicate within their world."

Favorite Hobby: Running and cycling


Miss. bonnie

¡Hablo Español!

Hometown: Holden, MA

Graduated from: North Carolina Central University

Kids SPOT Team since: 2013

"In the beginning of my studies and my career, my passions were (and still are) dysphagia and feeding; however, since starting at Kids SPOT I have discovered and cultivated a passion for language development. I am constantly inspired when I see a child develop an ability to communicate effectively with their family/caregiver and when I witness the connection that follows. "

Favorite Hobby: Photography


Miss. Mikayla

Hometown: Yellville, Ar

Graduated from: University of Texas at Dallas

Kids SPOT Team since: 2019

"I love watching my clients grow and learn and become more effective communicators."

Favorite Hobby: Exploring new places


Miss. Laura

Hometown: Fayetteville, AR

Graduated from: University of Arkansas

Kids SPOT Team since: 2018

"Working with the kids and how excited they are when they learn a new speech skill!"

Favorite Hobby: yoga


Miss. Erika

¡Hablo Español!

Hometown: Texarkana, TX

Graduate from: U of A

Kids SPOT Team since: 2020

"My favorite thing about working at Kids SPOT is to celebrate every little step a kid takes to success while finding their voice!"

Favorite Hobby: Running


Miss. Kate

Hometown: Fort Smith, AR

Graduated from: UCA

Kids SPOT Team since: 2013

"My favorite thing about therapy is helping children find their voice and making a difference in their world."

Favorite Hobby: I enjoy cooking and trying out new recipes.