Bethany brings a variety of administrative and clinical experience to her role as the Executive Director including experience as a Pediatric Audiologist, Training Manager for Early Intervention and Help Me Grow at the Ohio Department of Health and Contract Manager in the private sector at a medical supply business.
Joan received her graduate degree in Audiology from the University of Akron in 1987. She came to the Center after working in an ENT office and after several years in a pediatric hospital.Joan loves working with adults with hearing loss.
Debra received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Iowa, Master of Science from the University of Arizona and her Doctor of Audiology from the University of Florida. She has been practicing as an audiologist in a variety of settings.
Kelly earned her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Previously employed in private hearing healthcare practice and in an ENT office, she has served both pediatric and adult patients.
Rhonda received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from The Ohio State University. She has worked in a wide variety of settings, including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home care, rehabilitation centers, elementary schools, Autism units and preschools.
Laura received her Bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology at the University of Toledo and her Master’s degree from the University of Akron. She has worked in clinical and school settings with patients ranging from 6 months – 85 years.
Sidney became interested in speech language pathology when she was in high school applying for colleges. She attended Ohio University for her Bachelors degree and Cleveland State University for her Masters in Speech Language Pathology. Sidney became “hooked” while observing a session during her coursework.
Amanda first became interested in the field of Speech Language Pathology in high school when she observed an SLP working in an elementary school. Amanda received her graduate degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Akron.
Cristina grew up in the Dublin, OH area but received her Bachelor’s degree from College of Charleston in South Carolina. It was there that she completed an independent study with a speech-language pathologist at the Medical University of South Carolina that influenced her decision to pursue her graduate degree. She completed her Master’s at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY before returning home to central Ohio. Cristina has a wide range of experience working with children and young adults in the schools, private practice, and home health environments.
Katie became interested in the field of SLP after witnessing the positive impact that it had on her younger brother many years ago. She, too, wanted to make a difference in a family’s life! Katie graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green and completed her Master’s at Ohio University.
Amy received her Masters degree from the University of Northern Iowa and worked in the Iowa public schools before moving with her family to Ohio. She has many years of experience working with preschool and school-aged students on speech and language skills and supporting students and teachers in the area of assistive technology.
Holley chose the field of speech language pathology after working with students who had limited communication skills and challenging behaviors. She finds helping families create ways to improve communication skills often leads to a decrease in challenging behaviors. The philosophy that guides Holley’s practice is “small change with big impact”.
Megan decided to pursue a career as a Speech Language Pathologist after her Dad had a stroke and received speech therapy. She is a graduate of the University of Toledo. She enjoys being a new Mom, providing individual consultations in wellness and running.
Katie received her Masters degree from the University of Cincinnati and works full-time for the Olentangy Local Schools. She decided to become a Speech Language Pathologist in high school in Boardman and never looked back. Katie lives in Delaware with family.
Diane’s interest and expertise within Occupational Therapy is sensory integration in the pediatric population. Diane received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) focused in Occupational Therapy from Elizabethtown College. One of her goals in therapy with every child is to bring joy, playfulness and education to their families. Diane is adapting to having two daughters that are young independent adults. Diane enjoys hiking with her family who hope to hike on all of the best trails in Ohio and she also enjoys singing in her church choir.
Kim enjoys attending her kids’ sports functions which include cross country meets, and band-marching, symphonic, and jazz. During her free time she enjoys gardening, sewing, and scrapbooking.
Elizabeth (Liz) Weirick received her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from The Ohio State University. Liz is passionate about helping both people and animals alike, and has spent many years of her life working with dogs and horses. Her hobbies include music, horseback riding, and hiking with her dog, Scout.
Suzanne Schupp, PTA, CMRS
ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS MANAGER
Suzanne has been with the Center for eighteen years. She grew up in an insurance family and is a strong advocate for patients in order to maximize insurance benefits for services that are needed. Her hobbies include being the Delaware County’s 4-H Program dog trainer as well as dog rescue.