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Private Speech therapy, Occupational Therapy, Feeding therapy & Tongue tie therapy
Taylor Blenden M.O.T., OTR/L
Lead Occupational Therapist
Taylor is the Occupational Therapist here at Talk About Therapy. She is credentialed by the National Board of Occupational Therapy. Taylor received her Bachelor’s degree from James Madison University in Health Sciences. She also received her Master’s degree from James Madison University in Occupational Therapy.
Favorite Color: Yellow
Favorite Disney movie: The Little Mermaid
Favorite book: Harry Potter
Favorite Food: Pasta
Taylor has experience in the outpatient setting with both children and adults. Taylor has worked with children of varying ages from 2-18 with ASD, Down syndrome, and varying developmental delays addressing primarily emotional regulation, handwriting, sensory processing, and motor and processing skills for increased participation and function in occupational performance.
April Jin OTD, OTR/L
April is an occupational therapist at Talk About Therapy who received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia (go dawgs!) and received her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina.
Favorite Color: yellow and light blue
Favorite Disney Movie: The Parent Trap
Favorite Book: Harry Potter
Favorite Food: ice cream
Her clinical experiences include adult acute care and pediatric outpatient. She has worked with children of varying ages and diagnoses, including autism, Down syndrome, fine motor delay, cerebral palsy, sensory processing disorders, post-prematurity with subsequent developmental delays, and rare genetic disorders. She also has experience in the school setting as she completed her capstone project on social-emotional learning for grade school students in an under-resourced community.
In her spare time, she loves going on walks and spending time outside with her family and friends. She also loves exploring Atlanta with her fiancé and is excited to finally move here and call this place home!
Jessica Rosales M.O.T. OTR/L
Jessica is an Occupational Therapist that is excited to join the Talk About Therapy team! She received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia in Human Development. She also received a Master’s degree from Georgia State University located right here in Atlanta.
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Disney Movie: Coco
Favorite Book: Harry Potter
Favorite Food: Tacos!
She has experience in both the adult acute care and pediatric outpatient setting. She has worked with children of ages 1-18 with a variety of diagnoses including sensory processing disorders, ADHD, developmental delays, Autism, Down Syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy. She also completed an internship with an organization providing early intervention services and has experience delivering occupational therapy services in Spanish.
In her spare time, she loved to try new restaurants and explore the city of Atlanta. She also enjoys going on walks and getting together with family and friends.
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Speech delays, also known as alalia, refer to a delay in the development or use of speech mechanisms by young children. Speech delays can manifest in a child’s expression of language, a child’s understanding of language, or a child’s pronunciation of language.