Jeanine Morton

Owner & Speech Language Pathologist

Jeanine is a graduate of Hampton University and received her Master's degree from The George Washington University. Jeanine is experienced in working with children with autism, developmental delays, applied behavioral analysis, apraxia, behavioral & cognitive impairments, feeding disorders, and the use of PROMPT to treat apraxia. She has worked in various environments including public schools, daycare centers, autism classrooms and homes. Jeanine is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association. She is the mother of a wonderful son; she loves to read, spend time with her family and learn more about holistic health.

Taz Kang

Occupational Therapist

Taz Kang is a registered and licensed Occupational Therapist who received his Master’s of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2013 from the University of Southern Indiana. As an Occupational Therapist, he has worked with the pediatric population ages 2-10 within New York City school system and Wake County school system as well as their natural home environment. He also worked with young adults diagnosed with intellectual disability, Cerebral Palsy, developmental delay, and autism in an outpatient rehab clinic during his time in New York. He is experienced with working with children diagnosed with autism, sensory integration, and processing difficulties, developmental delays and intellectual disabilities. Taz is also kinesiology taping certified. Taz understands the skills necessary to promote function within the pediatric population. These skills include sensory integration fine motor skills, handwriting skills, postural control, visual motor integration and visual perceptual skills. He wishes to bring his energy and skills to North Carolina as a pediatric occupational therapist. Taz is also a member of AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association) and the NCOTA (North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association).

Janet Dildine

Speech Language Pathologist

Janet has worked in the field of Special Education since 1982. She earned her Master's degree in Special Education from North Carolina State University in 1987 and was employed in a wide variety of situations including early Intervention, parks and recreation, Job Coaching, group homes and respite care. She worked with people of all ages, from infants to adults, with various special needs including autism, behavioral and cognitive impairment, hearing and visual impairments, learning impairments, physical impairments and traumatic brain injury. She earned her Master's degree in Speech-language pathology from Appalachian State University in 1998. For 16 years she worked as a speech-language pathologist in Chatham County Schools with students from preschool to high school, who had speech and language impairments. Janet is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, of which she is also a member. She enjoys working in her garden, hiking, reading and hanging out with her cats and dog at home.

Amanda Schmitz, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Originally from Minnesota, Amanda earned her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She has worked in private practice therapy clinics specializing in pediatrics in multiple states including Colorado and Nevada, prior to moving to Sanford in 2018. Amanda is a bilingual therapist and provides therapy services in Spanish and English and loves working with bilingual children. Amanda is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. Amanda has a son at home and two dogs, and enjoys camping, hiking and sewing.

Tonya Johnson

Office Manager

Tonya has worked in a variety of administrative settings for the past ten years. She earned her diploma in Medical Administrative Assistant and her Associates of Science degree from Ultimate Medical Academy in 2014. Tonya has always had a passion to serve in the healthcare field. Tonya handles all of the billing needs for the office. She is excited to be part of this team and enjoys seeing families realize the wonderful benefits of pediatric therapy. In her free time, Tonya loves spending time with her family and beloved pets. She also enjoys camping, gardening, crafts and watching movies.