Sherry is originally from Fairfax, VA. She graduated from Longwood University with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science and Minor in Special Education. She then went onto complete a Masters of Education in Speech Language Pathology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Sherry has provided therapy in a variety of settings to include private practice, clinics, hospital and the school system. She has worked with the Early Intervention Program both in Virginia Beach, and in Jacksonville, NC. In the fall of 2014, Sherry began working for Therapy Toolbox after spending two years at home with her young children.
Sherry has had the privilege of working with children and their families with diverse needs. She has worked with children of all ages and a variety of disorders, delays and syndromes to include patients with articulation and phonological disorders, apraxia of speech, expressive and receptive language delays, social language concerns, autism, Down Syndrome, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, feeding concerns, Fragile X, hearing impairment, patients with cochlear implants, auditory processing disorders, cleft lip and palate, Rhett Syndrome, Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 and 2, Neurofibromatosis, and other rare disorders. In addition, she has experience working with Augmentative Communication devices from low technology to high technology.
Sherry has received training in Debra Beckman’s Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention, Nancy Kaufman’s Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol, Suzanne Evan Morris Nourishing the Whole Child and Augmentative Communication Training with Linda Burkhart and Joan Bruno. Sherry enjoys working with families and developing communication strategies that work for their child and the family in a variety of settings.
Tool: Multi-tool – every child is different and responds to therapy techniques in their own unique way. A multi – tool lets you figure out what is going to work best for that individual.