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.

Dora Landaverde

Office Assistant

Dora grew up in Broadway, North Carolina and is fluent in Spanish. She has worked as a CNA in the past as well as administratively in various medical settings. She has always loved to work with children and is always ready to lend a helping hand. In her spare time, Dora enjoys cooking, baking and crafting. Dora handles all of the new patient scheduling, check in and communication with our Spanish-speaking families.

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.

Sarah Wilson

Originally from Pennsylvania, Sarah earned her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Since graduating and moving to North Carolina, Sarah has worked in a pediatric outpatient clinic setting as well as in a developmental day center. She has had the opportunity to work with children with a variety of diagnoses, syndromes, and other special needs. Sarah also has experience and training in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). She 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. Sarah enjoys reading, painting, and spending time with her dogs in her spare time.

Stephanie Putkowski, M.S., OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Born and raised in New York City, Stephanie earned her Master’s degree in Occupational therapy from American International College in Massachusetts. Stephanie decided to move to North Carolina shortly after graduation to get away from the fast-paced city life. She has experience working in acute rehab, schools, and home settings. Stephanie has received certifications in CAN-EAT pediatric feeding, massage and bodywork techniques, and pediatric yoga. Stephanie is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Occupational therapy and certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. She aims to make every occupational therapy session fun through the use of creativity. Outside of work Stephanie enjoys yoga, cooking, watching documentaries, and crafting.