About 

OUR DIRECTORS

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Jeanne Tighe
M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Owner/Clinical Director

Jeanne's work is all about building capacities and empowerment in children with language and literacy disabilities. Parents who work with Jeanne appreciate her expertise, clarity, and practical action-step approach. Kids who work with Jeanne appreciate that she's a board game geek with the absolute coolest collection of games they've ever seen.  

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Alison Pankowski

M.Ed., LDT-C

Education Director

Alison believes that reading is a civil right and that every child wants to learn to read. Alison specializes in the science of reading and dyslexia. She is passionate about helping all students "crack the code" to open up the world of literacy and learning to each of them.

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Lauren Bartlett

B.S. Psychology

Director of Happiness

Lauren’s work is all creating a comfortable, responsive, seamless experience for our clients. She loves hearing about your kids and connecting you with the clinical team. The best part about her job is seeing the positive impact working with the BC clinical team has on our families and students. 

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Honeybear

Therapy Dog

Director of Snuggles

Honeybear loves to eat cheerios while watching her chickens run in the yard. When she was young, she dreamed of being the first canine figure skater.

OUR TEAM

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Marisa Brunner

M.S., CCC-SLP, WDP

Speech Language Pathologist

Marisa loves connecting with children and adults of all ages through the art of communication. She is passionate about helping children and young adults feel comfortable and confident in who they are, and giving families the knowledge and empowerment they deserve to make informed decisions.

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Lauren Samara

M.A. LDT-C

Master Teacher

Lauren loves to eat cupcakes while watching her favorite movie, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. When she was young, she dreamed of being a teacher. 

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Madison Gates

Clinical Assistant

I love being able to work shoulder to shoulder with the clinicians and see the remarkable impact they make on our clients lives. It has helped me discover my own passion for speech and in my grad coursework for my masters in Deaf Education. 

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Samantha Townsend

M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Samantha loves to eat Mac & Cheese while watching her favorite movie, Dune. When she was young, she dreamed of being a pirate ninja poet. 

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Stephanie Parada

M.S. Ed, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Stephanie loves to eat Reeses while watching her favorite movie, Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix.  When she was young, she dreamed of being Maryellen. 

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Stacey Palant

M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Stacey is a Speech-Language Therapist who is passionate about assisting her clients in reaching their potential.  She specializes in Executive Function Coaching for teens and young adults, helping each client to develop their skills for academic and personal success!