Dana has a BA in Liberal Arts and her Infant Toddler Family Certification. Dana has a great knowledge capacity of working with families and children who have special needs. She has several years’ experience working with children who have different types of diagnosis from the most severe to the most minimal. Dana is able to provide techniques of intervention strategies to children and families. She works well with children within their everyday routines and environments to provide services based on the child and family strengths. Dana builds infant and toddler play skills through communication and hands on intervention strategies. Her major motivator is seeing the success of children towards meeting their developmental milestones within their daily settings.
Nicole has her teaching certification in b-k education and Infant Toddler Family Services Certification. She has 20 years of experience working with children who have special needs in different capacities. She has a great deal of knowledge of a variety of techniques to provide intervention strategies to children and families. She has worked with children who have different types of diagnosis from most minimal to the most severe diagnosis. She is a strength based CBRS (specialized instructor). She strives to empower families to look and build on their child’s strengths while meeting outcomes and goals they have designed for themselves and their family.
Sarah holds a Masters in Education with a Birth to Kindergarten teaching license. Originally from New Jersey, she has been in the state for over a decade now, all the while working with children in a variety of roles and approaches. Most recently she worked with the North Carolina Rated License Assessment Project (NCRLAP) in the role of Assessor, rating child care centers who are licensed through the state. This provided her with a wealth of experience in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of a child’s environment as it relates to their development. Having worked doing CBRS (special instruction) several years ago, she eagerly returns to this role after finding that she missed working one on one with families. Her other important roles are mother to her spunky toddler, Evelyn, and wife to her awesome husband, Mark.
Shanee possesses both her Bachelors degree and her Masters degree in Social Work, each specializing in work with individuals, families, and groups. She is a Certified Autism Specialist as well as an Infant Toddler Family Specialist and seeks to build consensus and achieve positive results for every family with whom she interacts. Shanee enjoys working with children and their families utilizing a strengths based approach and various methods of play therapy. Shanee has extensive experience in the IDD field and has provided services in a variety of home, community, and classroom settings.
Athene is a graduate of Catawba College with a BA in B-K Education. She has spent the last decade in early childhood education, working with children from birth through Pre-K. Before that, she spent several years as a Para Professional. Athene has wanted to work with children, especially those with the greatest needs, since High School. Her focus is to work with children and their families to ensure that each child can reach their utmost potential. When not a work, Athene is an avid reader, a lover of the outdoors, and a bit of a geek. Most of all, she loves enjoying these things with her husband and 8-year-old daughter.
Meredith graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA., where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. While working on her degree, Meredith spent time working as a residential counselor in a group home. Meredith has many years’ experience in the early childhood profession and provides a wealth of knowledge across all developmental domains. Meredith realized early in life her desire to work with children and families and her biggest motivator is to be able to make a difference in the lives of people in her community.
Emma Wulsin graduated from UNCG in 2014 with a BS concentrating in child and adolescent development. After graduating, Emma spent two years teaching toddler and preschool age children at Piedmont Global Preschool in Greensboro, NC. Emma left the preschool setting to focus on vocational student ministry at Mercy Hill church. Being a firm believer in the beauty of early intervention, she is delighted to become aid for developmental flourishing in young individuals in one-on-one parent/child or group settings.
Diamonique is a 2018 graduate from UNC Greensboro her degree is human Development and Family Studies. Concentration Focus: Child, Youth and Family Development. Throughout school she worked as a paraprofessional with a child on the Autism Spectrum Scale. Diamonique has a passion for working in the area of early intervention; directly with families and children who have special needs. She has a strong background with intervention strategies she developed during her studies, internship and direct care settings. She would like to help assist families and children to reach their fullest potential.