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Ashley Anderson, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Therapist

Licensure
Certification of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Licensed with North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.


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Jessica Burr, MA CCC-SLP
Speech Therapist

Born right here in Lexington, NC, Jessica has 12 years of experience working with preschool through high school aged children targeting all of their communication needs. She strives to treat all children with love and compassion, and feels that children learn best through play and natural interactions. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys football, concerts, reading, and cookouts with friends and family.

Training

  • Hodson's Cycles Approach
  • Language!
  • Dynamic Assessment Training
  • Conflict Resolution

Education
M.A. in Speech Language Pathology and B.S. in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Licensure
Certification of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Licensed with North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.


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Sarah Gibson, AAS, SLP-A
Speech Therapy Assistant

Education
A.S. in Speech Language Pathology, Caldwell Community College

Licensure
Registered with North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists


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Annabeth Leitch, AAS, SLP-A
Speech Therapy Assistant

Annabeth and her companion dog, "Benny", joined OT4KIDS in 2012. Always smiling and laughing, she is well loved by staff and clients alike. Her inspiration to "do all things with kindness" show the positive atmosphere that follows Annabeth. A strong desire to work as a team partner has motivated Annabeth to familiarize herself with the other specialty services at OT4KIDS, and assist with uniform carryover of concepts among disciplines. This is especially helpful to her clients, and they benefit from her dedication to excellence.

Training

  • Craniosacral Therapy (CST)
  • Sounds in Motion: Phonemic Awareness, Early Literacy, Auditory Perception, and Articulation Through Movement
  • Learning Letter Sounds Program

Education
A.S. in Speech Language Pathology, Caldwell Community College // 2007 graduate with honors
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, Catawba Valley Community College // 1995

Licensure
Registered with North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists


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Abigail Mervar, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Therapist

With a background in a variety of pediatric clinical settings, Abigail brings a light and creativity to her sessions that engages kids while working towards speech and language development.

Education
M.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, East Carolina University
B.S. in Speech and Hearing Sciences, East Carolina University

Licensure
Certification of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Licensed with North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.