Katharine Bedsole, M.A., CCC-SLP
, received a bachelor's degree from Auburn University in 1997 and a master's degree from the University of South Alabama in 2001. She has experience in a variety of settings including schools, clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, and rehab centers. Katharine is currently pursuing a doctorate in early childhood education.
Tara Calder, OTR
, completed a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy in 1996. She has experience practicing in hospital, clinic, home health, and school settings. She works with a range of ages, practicing in early intervention through adolescence. Tara is a certified infant massage instructor and has completed Sensory and Praxis Test certification, and a sensory integration intensive internship through the Occupational Therapy Association in Watertown, NY.
Joel Colon, M.Ed.
, received a bachelor’s degree in English from Florida Atlantic University and a master’s in education from North Park College in Chicago. Joel has formal training in bilingual pedagogy, second language methods, and curriculum development for exceptional learners. Joel was an English as a second language (ESL) teacher in Chicago, IL and dealt mainly with at-risk, Latino youth. His thesis, Sheltered Instruction in an Inclusive Language Arts Classroom
, is one of the few works at Chicago’s Brandel Library that deals exclusively with ESL learners in a non-bilingual class. He is currently a language arts teacher in Spartanburg County, SC public schools.
Julie A. Daymut, M.A., CCC-SLP
, earned a bachelor’s degree in speech pathology and audiology from Miami University in Oxford, OH, and a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Kent State University in Kent, OH. Julie has experience working with a variety of disorders/disabilities, ranging from mild to severe, in both diagnostic and intervention roles from preschool to adult populations.
Dale Ducworth, MCD, CCC-SLP
, obtained a master’s degree in communication disorders from the University of South Carolina in 1998. She currently works as an elementary school clinician for Anderson County School District 4.
Cheris Frailey, M.A., CCC-SLP
, received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in speech-language pathology from Ball State University in Muncie, IN. She has experience with pediatric, young adult/adult, and geriatric populations in school settings, hospitals, private practice, home health, and long-term care. Her special interests include augmentative communication, dysphagia, and pediatric language.
Suzanne Hill, M.Ed.
, earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in reading from Clemson University in Clemson, SC. She holds certification to teach learning disabled students and those in the regular classroom. Currently, Ms. Hill is a Title 1 facilitator in the School District of Greenville County, Greenville, SC. She is also a writing consultant for the Upstate Project in Greenville and gives presentations to schools and at conferences on implementing writing in the classroom.
Amber Hodgson, M.A., CCC-SLP
, earned her bachelor's degree in speech pathology and audiology and her master's degree in speech-language
pathology from Kent State University in Kent, OH. Amber has worked with a variety of disorders and ages in skilled nursing, assisted living, and public school settings.
Beth Holland, M.A., CCC-SLP
, received a bachelor’s degree in hearing and speech sciences and a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Maryland at College Park. Her experience as a speech-language pathologist includes working with students with a variety of disabilities in diverse settings including mainstream classes, full-inclusion programs, and special class placements. She has experience as a professional development specialist and director of curriculum in the field of educational publishing. Beth is currently a senior editor in product development for Super Duper Publications.
Thaashida Hutton, M.S., CCC-SLP
, obtained a master's degree in speech-language pathology from Columbia University in 2006. She also has certification in the public schools as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities in the state of New York. She worked in a private special education school as a speech-language specialist. During this time, she also worked in a private practice setting. Currently, Thaashida works as a speech-language pathologist in an infant-toddler program at the F.B. Gwynn Center, Baltimore, MD.
Staci T. Jackson, M.A., CCC-SLP
, received her bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing sciences and master’s degree in speech-language pathology from The Ohio State University. Her experience as a speech-language pathologist includes diagnosing and treating speech and language disorders in adults and children in rehabilitation and children in public and private school settings. Staci is currently an editor with Super Duper Publications.
Clint Johnson, M.A., CCC-SLP
, obtained a master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Georgia in 1994. He was the editorial supervisor of product development at Super Duper® Publications for fourteen years after working in hospital's, school's, and university settings. Clint has authored and co-authored many speech and language products. He was lead editor in the development and standardization of all assessments and programs produced by Super Duper® Publications.
Rynette R. Kjesbo, M.S., CCC-SLP
, earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communication sciences and disorders from Florida State University. Rynette has worked diagnosing speech and language delays and disorders and providing therapy to infants, children, and adults in hospital, private practice, and public school settings. Rynette is currently a senior editor in product development at Super Duper® Publications.
Susie S. Loraine, M.A., CCC-SLP
, is a speech-language pathologist who specializes in working with children who have hearing loss and children with multiple disabilities. She earned her Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Kansas in 2001. Her experience as a speech-language pathologist includes working in a multidisciplinary diagnostic clinic for children with a wide variety of developmental disabilities; providing home intervention for infants and toddlers, including parent training and education; and providing speech/language/auditory services in an educational setting.
Audrey Prince, M.Ed.
, obtained a master’s degree in special education from Clemson University in 2000. She authored and co-authored various Super Duper® products for children with disabilities. Audrey participated in the research and development of assessments programs produced by Super Duper® Publications and has worked as an educational consultant. Her trainings emphasize teaching strategies for children with disabilities mainstreamed into general education classrooms.
Megan-Lynette Richmond, M.S., CCC-SLP
, received a master's degree in speech-language pathology at the University of the District of Columbia. She specialized in research and working in pediatric medical settings and special education schools. She is currently in private practice.
Becky L. Spivey, M.Ed.
, received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of South Carolina in 1979 and a master’s in elementary education from Converse College, Spartanburg, SC in 1985. She served as a classroom teacher in public schools for 23 years and is currently a senior editor in product development for Super Duper® Publications.
Kevin C. Stuckey, M.Ed., CCC-SLP
, received a bachelor's degree and master's degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Georgia. He worked for 14 years in a variety of settings including clinical, hospital, home health, and educational systems. In public schools, he was a school-based speech-language pathologist working with preschoolers, students with autism, and special education students.
Jennifer Vroom, M.S., CCC-SLP
, received her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2000. She was an elementary school clinician, but most of her experience is in private practice as a traveling speech-language pathologist working with the ages birth to three. Ms. Vroom’s expertise lies in accent reduction and autism.
Wendy Ward, M.A.T.
, received a master's degree in special education from the University of South Carolina in 1999 and continued with extensive coursework in learning disabilities, concentrating in the area of assessment. She worked as a special educator in the School District of Greenvill,before becoming an educational diagnostician for the District.
Erica M. Zollman, M.Ed., CCC-SLP,
, received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Georgia. Erica’s experience as a speech-language pathologist includes diagnosing and treating a broad range of communication disorders in both adults and children across a variety of settings, including public schools, medical facilities, and private practice. Erica is currently an editor with Super Duper Publications.