MEET OUR TEAM

Program Director

Program Director

Program Director

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  Micah Karl, M.S., Educational Administation

M.S., CCC-SLP/ECSE

Director of Infant Toddler Services


Micah earned a Masters degree in Speech Pathology from Kansas State University as well as a Masters degree in Early Childhood Special Education. She has worked as a Pediatric Speech Pathologist for over 20 years. She is a certified lactation consultant.


Program Director

Program Director

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Office Manager

Program Director

Early Child Special Educator

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  Darla Knepper-Flickinger, B.S.

Administrator Assistant



Darla graduated in 1991 from Kansas State University with a degree in Psychology. She brings over 16 years of expertise in the area of Mental and Behavioral Health care. 

Early Child Special Educator

Early Child Special Educator

Early Child Special Educator

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  Kelley Brummett, M.S. ECSE/CLC

Developmental Interventionist

Certified Lactation Consultant


Kelley received a Masters of Science in Early Childhood Special Education from Kansas State University in 1995. She has worked as an early interventionist for over 12 years. She is a certified lactation consultant

Early Child Special Educator

Dietitian

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Dietitian

Early Child Special Educator

Dietitian

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Sandy Preston, RD, LD

Dietitian


Sandy earned a degree in dietetics from Kansas State University in 1983. She has worked as a dietitian in various settings for the past 35 years.

Speech Therapist

Speech Therapist

Speech Therapist

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  Christine Grosnick, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech Pathologist


Chris received her Masters of Arts degree from Kansas State University in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 1991. She has worked in pediatrics as a Speech Pathologist for 27 years. 

Speech Therapist

Speech Therapist

Speech Therapist

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  Susie Higgins, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Pathologist


Susie graduated with a Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Illinois in 1993. She has worked as a Pediatric Speech Pathologist for the past 15 years.

Speech Therapist

Speech Therapist

Occupational Therapist

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  Heather Rafferty, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech Pathologist


Heather has worked as a Pediatric Speech Pathologist for 12 years. She earned a Masters of Art in Speech Language Pathologist from the University of Northern Colorado in 2003. 

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

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  Jeanette Schwartz, M.S., OTR/L

Occupational Therapist


Jeanette received her degree in Occupational Therapy from Kansas University in 1995. In 2003, she obtained a Masters of Science degree in Early Childhood Special Education from Kansas State University. She has worked in pediatrics for over 23 years. 

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

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  Amy Payne, B.S., OTR/L

Occupational Therapist


Amy earned her degree in Occupational Therapy from Kansas University in 1995. Amy provides 23 years experience working with pediatric patients as a licensed Occupational Therapist. 

Physical Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

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  Lori Haefele, DPT

Physical Therapist


Lori graduated from Creighton University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 1998. She has been working as a physical therapist across multiple settings for 20 years.