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Angelina Wood, MCD/CCC-SLP


Angelina has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders. She loves working with children that are facing difficult challenges because she believes that every child has the potential to be exceptional. It is her goal to find each child’s learning style and motivation to help them build the foundation they need to move forward in their treatment. Angelina loves reading and language. She speaks a little bit of Spanish and even a little bit of American Sign Language but has a lot of areas she would like to learn more about.

Angelina is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. In 2018 and 2019, she earned the Award for Continuing Education (ACE). In order to receive this award, individuals meet the requirements by earning 7.0 ASHA (70 hours) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) within a 36-month period. Angelina been trained in the following therapy approaches:

  • Picture Exchange Communication (PECS), which allows children who have little or no communication abilities a means of communicating non-verbally
  • Beckman Oral Motor Protocol
  • Pre-chaining and chaining therapy to treat pediatric feeding disorders
  • TalkTools sensory motor approach to treating apraxia
  • Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Approach to Early Reading
  • SOS Approach to Feeding
  • Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP). An approach that uses motor learning principles and a voice output communication aid to give non-verbal individuals a method to develop independent and spontaneous communication.
  • Strategies for Teaching based on Autism Research (STAR Curriculum Training). A developmental curriculum content appropriate for students with ASD and other developmental disabilities.
  • Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT). A dynamic tactile method of treatment for motor speech disorders which is based on touch pressure, kinesthetic, and proprioceptive cues.

Angelina may be contacted at angelinawood@mymiraclekids.com.

Christi Edmonston, MCD, CCC-SLP


Christi earned her Bachelors degree in Communication Disorders in 2005 and then received her Masters in Communication Disorders in 2006 from Arkansas State University. She has two lovely daughters. She comes to Miracle Kids Success Academy with over 10 years of experience of working in pediatrics. Christi is passionate about helps children succeed and reach their goals to become self-sufficient in their everyday lives. Everyone loves her for her easy-going, caring, and trustworthy personality. Christi is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association and has been trained in the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol approach.

 

Christi may be contacted at christiedmonston@mymiraclekids.com.

Callyn Truelove, MCD, CF-SLP


Callyn earned her Bachelors degree in Communication Disorders from Arkansas State University in 2019 and then went on to obtain her Masters in Communication Disorders from Arkansas State University in 2020. She is married and has a dog named Walt. Callyn had her final clinical rotation at Miracle Kids Success Academy and fell in love with our company and treating children, so that is why she chose to stay after graduation! In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family at the lake. Callyn also loves to travel, spend time with friends, and cooking. If she could posses one super-human power, it would be the ability to teleport. Her favorite part of working at MKSA is watching the children that she treats meet their goals! Callyn’s personal motto is, “There is always something to be thankful for.” She is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.

Callyn may be contacted at callyntruelove@mymiraclekids.com.

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