Christine Executive Director

Christine is highly trained in both psychology and special education, and has been dedicated to the field of school psychology for the past 16 years. Her specialization includes: consultation and collaboration, effective instruction, child and student diversity and development, school organization, prevention, intervention, mental health, learning styles, behavior, research, and program evaluation. Christine works to find the best solution for each student and situation; she employs different strategies to address students needs and to improve school and district-wide support systems.

 

Britt

Britt  Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Britt graduated from Arizona State University in 2004 with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education with a specialty in working with second language learners, as well as a minor in Spanish. She has taught elementary school for nine years ranging from grades first to fourth in school districts around the valley, as well as abroad in Colombia, South America. Recently, Britt earned a Speech Language Pathology Assistant certification from Northern Arizona State University and has been providing speech services in charter schools, clinics, and homes throughout the valley to special needs children, a true passion for her. She is looking forward to obtaining her master’s in speech pathology in the near future through NAU. Britt enjoys living a healthy lifestyle by working out and eating healthy as well as spending time with her husband and family.

 

Rosanne

Rosanne  Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Rosanne has been a licensed SLPA for the last seven years and is excited to be a part of the Learning Solutions team. She has experience in a clinical setting, developmental preschools, and the charter school system. Watching her students become enthusiastic about learning and seeing their self-esteem grow is the best part of her job! She attended NAU and received her Speech Language Pathologist-Assistant certification from Estrella Mountain Community College. In her spare time she enjoys fly-fishing with her husband and playing with her two golden retrievers, one of which is a trained therapy dog.

Alain Speech Language Pathologist

Alain has worked with Learning Solutions as a Speech Language Pathologist since *******.  She received her B.S. from Fredonia State University of New York and M.S. in Clinical Speech-Language Pathology from Northern Arizona University in 2002.  Alain has worked in a variety of educational settings with children from preschool to high school.  She holds the position of Clinical Supervisor at Learning Solutions and provides clinical supervision to Speech Language Pathology Assistants employed in educational settings.

 

Lois

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Lois graduated with a Bachelors from Bowling Green State University in December 1977.  She received her Masters in Instruction and Curriculum from National Louis University in June 1988. Lois is a licensed Speech Language Technician in the State of Arizona (License #201) and has a Teaching Certificate for Speech Pathology. Lois provides Speech Therapy instruction for students who need assistance with Articulation, Language, Voice, Fluency, and Pragmatic Skills (social skills: turn taking, eye contact, body language…) involving K-12 students who have been in regular education classes, self-contained classes for mentally handicapped, behavioral disordered and autism. Her thirty six years of experience includes working in Ohio, Mississippi, North Carolina, Department of Defense in Germany, California, and Arizona.  Lois’ philosophy is to focus on the student as a whole by improving their speech through integration with academics and understanding the relationship between speech, classroom and the home environment. Student progress can be enhanced by forging a relationship with psychologist, special education teachers and regular education teachers. On a personal note, Lois enjoys reading and traveling during free time.

 

Tabatha

Tabatha  Speech Language Pathology Technician

Tabatha currently has a contract position with Learning Solutions treating school-aged children with communication disorders since January 2011. Tabatha obtained her B.S. from Northern Arizona University in Speech and hearing Science and now is earning her masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She is a licensed Speech-Language Pathology Technician working in charter schools. Outside of work she loves to be active, running and hiking, and most of all spending time with her husband and 4 kiddos.

Bridget  Occupational Therapist

Bridget, OTR/L, became interested in Occupational Therapy when her middle son was born 3 ½ months early. She graduated from Midwestern University in 2005 and has worked in a variety of pediatric settings, including public, charter and private schools, pediatric clinics, and in client’s homes. Bridget has provided occupational therapy services to children ranging from toddler to young adult with a variety of conditions including, but not limited to, attention deficit hyperactivity disorders, autism spectrum disorders, developmental coordination disorders, fine and gross motor delays, sensory processing disorders, and visual challenges. Bridget specializes in handwriting acquisition and remediation for all age groups.

 

Marcie

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Marcie currently holds a contract position with Learning Solutions. Marcie has been working with school aged children as a school psychologist for over nine years in Arizona and presently works for charters schools throughout the Phoenix area.  Marcie earned her B.A. in English from the University of Iowa. She obtained her teaching credential from University of Redlands, and she earned her M.A. in Educational Counseling and M.A. in School Psychology from Azusa Pacific University. Outside of work, Marcie enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, exercising, reading, and shopping with friends.