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.