Trainees

LEND Trainees

 

Mission

Preparing tomorrow's health professional leaders to serve children and youth with disabilities and the families that care for them.

 
  • Charlotte Arrington

    Special Education
    MCH/LEND
    Charlotte Arrington is a graduate student in the Special Education Program at West Virginia University. She is also working toward becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in order to serve in a clinic or school setting. Outside of class, you will find Charlotte working as a graduate assistant at the Intensive Autism Service Delivery Clinic. She hopes to gain knowledge surrounding the treatment of autism with applied behavior analysis, and other treatments for disabilities she isn't familiar with, while working at the CED.
  • Lauren Glover

    Speech Language Pathology
    MCH/LEND
    Lauren Glover is a speech–language pathology graduate student at West Virginia University. She has gained clinical experience in the WVU Speech and Hearing Center where she has been a graduate clinician since fall of 2016. She is currently working on a master’s thesis pertaining to cleft lip and palate. At the Center for Excellence in Disabilities, she hopes to gain more clinical experience in the feeding clinic as a LEND trainee.
  • Elisabeth Kee

    Speech Language Pathology
    MCH/LEND
    Elisabeth Kee is a graduate student at West Virginia University studying speech-language pathology. Previously, she has gained invaluable experience working with both children and adults in various settings including the WVU Kid Zone, WVU Speech and Hearing Center and HeathSouth MountainView. At the Center for Excellence in Disabilities, she hopes to gain a greater understanding of the dynamics of working in an interdisciplinary team, grow as a speech-language pathologist, and make new friends along the way.
  • Jenni Owsiany

    Behavior Analysis
    MCH/LEND
    Jenni Owsiany is a third year student in the behavior analysis Ph.D program in the department of psychology at West Virginia University. She is interested in researching different ways to teach and provide clinical services to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). She has previous experience in conducting behavioral assessments with children with ASD, as well as experience with implementing behavioral interventions to teach skills and prevent challenging behavior. As a LEND trainee, she hopes to gain more skills and knowledge in conducting behavioral assessments and interventions with children with ASD.
  • Devin Parsons

    Special Education
    MCH/LEND
    Devin Parsons is a graduate student in the Special Education Program at West Virginia University. Devin's emphasis is in applied behavior analysis and she is working toward becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Along with her work at the CED, Devin is a graduate assistant supervisor at the Intensive Autism Delivery Clinic.
  • Bobbi Phillips

    Physical Therapy
    MCH/LEND
    Bobbi Phillips is a third year physical therapy student at West Virginia University with a special interest in pediatrics. She has several years of experience working with children from instructing swim, dance and tumbling lessons to being a nanny for numerous families. Recently, Bobbi attended Camp Gizmo where she worked with a diverse group of professional disciplines focusing on meeting the needs of children with disabilities. As a LEND trainee, she is excited to gain hands on experience and become more educated in the field of neurodevelopmental disabilities.
  • Haley Ramsey

    Special Education
    MCH/LEND
    Haley Ramsey is a graduate student at West Virginia University studying special education with an area of emphasis in applied behavior analysis and autism. Along with her work as a LEND trainee, Haley is a graduate assistant supervisor at the Intensive Autism Service Delivery Clinic. After receiving her degree, she plans to take her Board Certified Behavior Analyst exam. Haley hopes to learn more about applied behavior analysis at the CED and strives to have her own clinic in the future.
  • Courtney Riddell

    Occupational Therapy
    MCH/LEND
    Courtney Riddell is a graduate student at West Virginia University studying social work. Courtney received her bachelors of psychology from Fairmont State University. She has been working with individuals with disabilities and their families for two and a half years. During her time at the CED, she hopes to expand her knowledge in the field and gain more hands on experience.
  • Holly Sauvageot

    Occupational Therapy
    MCH/LEND
    Holly Sauvageot is a master's occupational therapy student at West Virginia University with a special interest in pediatrics and traumatic brain injury. Previously, she has gained experience in disability services through volunteer work with children with disabilities and occupational therapy fieldwork in various settings. She spent the summer doing fieldwork at a community-based rehabilitation facility for individuals with traumatic brain injury. Through LEND, Holly hopes to expand her experience in working with children with disabilities and advocating for the population.
  • Haley Slagle

    Rehabilitation and Mental Health
    MCH/LEND
    Haley Slagle is a graduate student in the certified rehabilitation and mental health counseling program at West Virginia University. She previously worked as the transition specialist at the Disability Action Center. As a LEND trainee, Haley hopes to gain a greater understanding of working with people who have disabilities.
  • Anna Wortner

    Social Work
    MCH/LEND
    Anna Wortner is a physical therapy student at West Virginia University with an interest in pediatrics. She has worked with the pediatric population before, most recently as a swim mentor for an inclusion program run through WVU and as a student member of the physical therapy team at Camp Gizmo. As a LEND trainee at the CED she hopes to have access to a broader range of services provided to the pediatric population in order to gain more knowledge about the interdisciplinary network and therapeutic methods available for kids.

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