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Our Therapists

Debbie

Debbie Jones, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

Debbie received her Master's degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Virginia and her Bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders from the State University of New York at Geneseo. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Virginia. Her clinical affiliations include Center for Communication Care in Babylon, NY, West Babylon public schools, Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center in Charlottesville, VA, Healthsouth Rehabilitation Center in Richmond, VA and Fluvanna County Public Schools.


Debbie has worked in public school, private practice and hospital settings. She possesses extensive knowledge and training in the areas of:
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Apraxia
  • Oral-motor dysfunction
  • Language delay
  • Developmental delay
  • Articulation
  • Auditory processing disorder
  • Language impairment
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Writing
  • Reading comprehension
  • Phonological awareness
  • Aphasia
  • Traumatic brain injury


Debbie implements a variety of strategies to treat her clients, including:
  • Sensory techniques
  • Visual strategies and support
  • Social stories
  • Lindamood-Bell Visualizing and Verbalizing for language expression, oral language comprehension, and reading comprehension
  • PROMPT / Tactile-kinesthetic feedback
  • Integration of art and music
  • Kaufman articulation hierarchy
  • Floortime model


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kristina

 

Kristina Landas, M.A., CCC-SLP

Kristina earned her Masters of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2003. She is an experienced and certified Speech-Language Pathologist who specializes in working with pediatric clients. She has served as a Speech-Language Pathologist in private practice and school settings. Kristina holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed by the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

Kristina is skilled in providing services to toddlers, children and adolescents addressing a variety of speech and language disorders including receptive language disorders, expressive language disorders, pragmatic language disorders, fluency disorders, phonological disorder, articulation disorders, apraxia of speech, tongue thrust, auditory processing disorders, autism spectrum disorders, various syndromes, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays. Kristina has completed several continuing education courses in a variety of topics. Some of these courses include: Practical Therapy Techniques for Apraxia and Dysarthria, Working with Preschoolers Who Stutter, Treating the School Age Child Who Stutters, The Hanen Program: It Takes Two to Talk and Lindamood-Bell Visualizing and Verbalizing.

Kristina aspires to help her clients achieve their highest level of communicative potential. She lives in Leesburg, VA with her husband, daughter and golden retriever. Kristina enjoys spending as much time as possible with her family.