Our Team

Our Team

Emily L. Chandler, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

Clinic Director

Emily L Chandler, M.Ed., CCC-SLP (Former owner of Chandler Speech and Language Services, LLC) is a state licensed and certified speech and language pathologist with over 10 years of experience in a variety of settings. Emily earned her undergraduate degree and master’s degree in speech pathology from the communication sciences and disorders program at the University of Georgia. Emily began her career in Gwinnett County Public School system where she developed a strong interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

She advanced her career and education by taking coursework necessary for board certification in Applied Behavior Analysis. In addition, she achieved initial training as a behavior technician in the Language and Learning Clinic at the Marcus Autism Center with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. In February 2015, she achieved board certification in Applied Behavior Analysis. Emily has also worked as a speech pathologist in the hospital setting, early intervention, and both private speech practice and home-based applied behavior analysis settings.

In addition, Emily is a graduate of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Leadership Development Program. She is a certified member of the American, Speech, Language and Hearing Association as well as the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology. She is the multiple recipient of the ACE award, ASHA’s Award for Continuing Education.

Emily has received specialized training in oral-motor and feeding therapy with the Beckman Oral Motor Program,TalkTools Oral Motor Program, and Lori Overland Sensory-Motor Feeding Technique. Emily has also completed advanced training for P.R.O.M.P.T. certification. Emily has also attended Lindamood Bell Seeing Stars training in addition to several other professional development courses.

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Aisha  Al-Majed, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech & Language Pathologist

Aisha Al-Majed, M.A., CCC-SLP is a state licensed and ASHA certified speech and language pathologist with over 10 years of experience. Aisha earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at the University of Florida. She served the pediatric population in Asheville, North Carolina for eight years, treating children with articulation, phonological, and language disorders. In addition, Aisha created a reading program that provided assessment, therapy, and resources to children, with dyslexia and other reading delays, and their families. In 2013, Aisha relocated to the Atlanta area and continued to treat the pediatric, as well as the adult population.  She has worked with children and adults who have Autism, Down Syndrome, traumatic brain injuries, DiGeorge Syndrome, speech disorders, and receptive and/or expressive language disorders. Aisha is trained in Orton Gillingham,  the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Program for Reading, Spelling, and Speech (LiPS) and has completed a variety of continuing education courses in the following areas: dyslexia, preschool language, social communication disorders, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Apraxia.

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Rebecca Farver, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech & Language Pathologist

Rebecca Farver, M.S., CCC-SLP is a state licensed and ASHA certified speech-language pathologist. Rebecca earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Georgia and she earned her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorder from Armstrong State University. Rebecca has experience working with preschool, elementary, middle and high school aged clients. Rebecca is currently working full-time for Gwinnett County Public Schools. She has experience working with children with Articulation Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Significant Developmental Delays, Downs Syndrome, Intellectual Disabilities, Stuttering, and Receptive and Expressive Language Delays. Rebecca has worked at EBS Children’s Therapy since 2016 and enjoys the ability to provide flexible and focused speech-language interventions.

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Reneida Parker, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

Speech & Language Pathologist

Reneida Parker, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, is a state licensed and ASHA certified speech-language pathologist.  Reneida earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Mercer University. She continued her education at Valdosta State University and earned her bachelor’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders and her Master’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Reneida has experience working with children with Apraxia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Language Disorders, and Articulation Disorders. She also has experience working with Adults with Dementia, Aphasia, Voice disorders, and Dysphagia. Reneida has recently completed Level 1 training for P.R.O.M.P.T certification.  Reneida is excited to be a part of the team at EBS Children’s Therapy!  

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Haley Jones, M.Ed., CF-SLP 

Speech & Language Pathologist

Haley received her bachelor’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of West Georgia, and then went on to complete her masters in Speech Language Pathology at the University of West Georgia. She is currently in her Clinical Fellowship year where she works full time as a school-based SLP in Gwinnett County. Haley has experience working with children with varying disorders such as Apraxia, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Language Disorders, and Articulation Disorders. She also has experience from her time in a Skilled Nursing Facility working with adults with dysphagia and cognitive deficits. Haley actually completed one of her internships in grad school at EBS Children’s Therapy. It has been awesome having her return here part time ever since she graduated!

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Tina George, M.S., CCC-SLP 

Speech & Language Pathologist

Tina is a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist with a Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology/Audiology and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology.  She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.  She has experience working with children and adults in various communication disorders, which include articulation, language, fluency, voice, swallowing, cognition, etc. based on developmental and acquired (e.g. CVA, TBI, dementia, etc.) disorders.  Tina enjoys traveling, doing cultural and leisure activities, and trying out various cuisines during her spare time.

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Ali Fay, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

Speech & Language Pathologist

Ali is a is a state licensed and ASHA certified speech-language pathologist. She graduated with her undergraduate and graduate degree from Valdosta State in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Ali has experience working with children with apraxia, articulation disorder, language disorder, pragmatic social disorder, feeding disorders, and fluency. She also has experience with working with children with autism spectrum disorder, down syndrome, oppositional defiant disorder, selective mutism, and Di-George syndrome.

Ali is certified in Beckman Oral Motor assessment and intervention program. Ali has a passion for creating an individualized therapy plan that is functional and family centered. Ali is very excited about being back at EBS!

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Paula Campbell, M.Ed., CF-SLP

Speech & Language Pathologist

Paula received her bachelor’s degree in Communicative Sciences and Disorders from Hampton University of Hampton, Virginia. She then went on to complete her master’s degree in Communication Disorders at Valdosta State University of Valdosta, Georgia. She is currently completing her Clinical Fellowship at EBS Children’s Therapy. Paula has experience working with an array of disorders including articulation disorder, receptive and expressive language disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and social pragmatic disorder. Paula’s experience with speech and language intervention stems from working with Special Education in the school setting with Atlanta Public Schools. She also gained experience from interning with EBS Children’s Therapy during her time in graduate school. Paula is delighted to complete her Clinical Fellowship with EBS Children’s Therapy!

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Tara B. Feddern, MSOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Tara received her Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia and her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Brenau University. In addition to her passion for working in outpatient pediatrics, Tara considers her clinical experiences in other settings profoundly impactful. She has worked with adult populations with developmental disabilities and with those with chronic mental illnesses. Tara also worked in the Hall County School System. She is an advocate for young adults requiring transition services into adulthood. Tara has studied the effects of Hippotherapy, co-writing The Predictive Validity of the Hippotherapy Evaluation and Assessment Tool, under advisor, Mary P. Shotwell, Ph.D., OT/L, FAOTA.   Prior to acquiring her MSOT degree, Tara’s work experience expands from designing spaces in pediatric hospitals to providing direct support in group homes for adults with intellectual disabilities. Tara remains vigilant reading the latest evidence-based literature regarding the sensory integration frame of reference, as well as the cognitive behavior therapy and mindfulness approaches. She pursues ongoing neurological education regarding Autism, Selective Mutism, Down syndrome and the Brain-Gut Connection. Tara is passionate about implementing the best practices while desiring to enrich lives, helping children achieve their maximum potential.   Outside of the clinic, Tara volunteers as a Sunday school teacher for elementary school-aged children, which she began in 2001. Tara has achieved an advanced brown belt in American Karate and is a very proud parent of 3 boys and 2 stepdaughters.

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Wesley Bennick, M.B.A.

Office Manager

Wesley Bennick, M.B.A, is the office manager for EBS Children’s Therapy! She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University of North Georgia and obtained her Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Healthcare Management from Brenau University. Wesley has a background in healthcare management with specialty practices serving clients in chiropractic, physical therapy, mental health, and behavioral health disciplines. Her experience includes all office administrative tasks including insurance verification, billing, and claims resolutions. She is very excited to be part of the EBS Children’s Therapy family!

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Ashley Persaud, M.S., CF-SLP

Clinical Fellow

Ashley received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies and triple minored in Psychology, Sociology, and Business Administration at the University of Houston. She obtained her Graduate Certificate in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Florida International University and received her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Nova Southeastern University. She is currently in her Clinical Fellowship year where she works full time as a school-based SLP in Gwinnett County. Ashley has experience working with children with varying disorders such as Cerebral Palsy, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Apraxia, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Fluency, Language Disorders, and Articulation Disorders. She also has experience from her time in an Outpatient Rehabilitation Center working with children with dysphagia, feeding aversions and disorders, and cleft lip/palate. Ashley has been involved in research regarding swallowing disorders and has published two articles alongside her colleagues and professor. Ashley has a keen interest in feeding disorders and is looking forward to expanding her experience at EBS Children’s Therapy.

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Nicole Patterson, MSOT OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Nicole Patterson, MSOT OTR/L is a state licensed, NBCOT certified occupational therapist. She graduated with her undergraduate degree from University of North Georgia in Kinesiology and her masters in Occupational Therapy from Brenau University. Nicole has experience working with children with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder, and emotional regulation disorders. Nicole also has experience working under a Certified Hand Therapist as well as leading an adult day program for those with intellectual disabilities. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys going to the lake and playing with her 5 nephews.

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