Prior to joining the DFX team, Lindsay has worked as a member of several multidisciplinary teams specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sensory Processing Disorder, emotional/behavioral disorders and feeding problems. She also worked in a private clinic under Dr. Kay Toomey and specialized in feeding difficulties in atypical learners of all ages. Lindsay continues to travel and present The SOS Approach to Feeding course several times a year, and recently started a private practice to allow her to continue to support individuals with feeding challenges in their home and community.
Lindsay has completed an Intensive Mentorship Program in Sensory Processing and Integration, and is a certified DIR Floortime Provider. When not working, Lindsay enjoys practicing yoga and hiking with her husband and 1 year old son, Sam.
Besides providing speech and language therapy to young clients, Diane is also an interpersonal communication coach. She recently returned to Denver from Amsterdam, Netherlands, where she was involved in coaching business professionals in interpersonal and presentation communication skills. As a communication coach, she has focused on helping clients to feel confident, show authentic energy and to reach out and connect with their audiences.
Diane attended the University of Tulsa for her Bachelor’s degree and headed to Texas for a graduate degree. She enjoys traveling, hanging out with her adult children and participating in Zumba at her local rec center. She loves Colorado and is an avid skier, hiker and sun admirer.
Ruth began her near 20-year career in Chicago, IL providing home-based services to the birth-to-three population, and clinic based services in a multicultural and multidisciplinary outpatient clinic. Collaboration with multiple therapy and medical professionals providing Medical Diagnostic Evaluations translated to valuable experience and perspective on complicated neurodevelopmental issues. Ruth speaks Spanish and is currently completing training for a Professionals Certificate in the DIR-FCD, and graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Arts and from the University of Texas at Austin with a Master of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Juliana has advanced mentorship and training in the diagnosis and treatment of Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism education, Samonas, and iLs Listening Therapy, and is highly trained in the implementation of the DIR/Floortime model. She takes pride in servicing families under a holistic model where the whole family is at the center of intervention. She is grateful to join a team at DFX that contributes so much to individual families and the community. Juliana has a passion for experiences via travel, crafting, reading, eating out, hiking, snowboarding, and exploring Colorado with friends. Juliana believes all children deserve a life that allows for them to explore their passions and create meaningful relationships in the process.
Emily is passionate about working in pediatrics and considers herself a lifelong learner. She has been practicing for three years and has experience in early intervention, inpatient rehabilitation (geriatric), and outpatient settings. Emily enjoys working with people with a variety of disabilities. She is certified in the SOS Approach to Feeding and enjoys taking continuing education courses in order to promote her knowledge base and apply evidence-based interventions during treatment sessions. In her free time, Emily enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling, cooking, baking, family and friend time, and finding a local coffee shop to enjoy.
Learning is a passion of hers and she has taken many continuing education classes throughout the years including topics in sensory integration, neurodevelopmental treatment, assistive technology, cranial sacral, myofascial release, social skills, executive functioning and kids yoga. In her spare time Angela enjoys going to yoga, hiking, snowboarding, mountain biking, reading, traveling and doing anything with her family and her wonderful dog Shanti.