Meet The AASL Team

  • Alicia Yimoyines Martinez

    Guiding Alicia’s therapy is the commitment to establish trusting and open relationships with both clients and their families, bridging the gap from the therapy room into the home and community.

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  • Brieann Yimoyines Papp

    Brieann feels it is especially important to teach the necessary life skills to foster personal growth and independence for their clients to subsequently live, work, and become part of their own community.

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  • Abby Casaccia

    Abby is passionate about early intervention and play-based therapy. She values the importance of collaboration with parents and other professionals in order to provide children with functional therapy that promotes generalization across all environments.

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  • Aleksasha Wannemacher

    Aleksasha attended William Paterson University of New Jersey (WPUNJ) where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders and Sciences. She then continued her education at WPUNJ and earned a Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech-Language Pathology. She is thrilled to be a part of the All About Speech & Language team as a part-time therapist. She loves working with children of all ages, from little ones on up!

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  • Andrea Esinhart

    Andrea attended the University of Florida where she received her Bachelor of Health Science (B.H.S.) degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Disabilities in Society. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Speech-Language Pathology.

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  • Baylee Skjefte

    Baylee is committed to helping children gain independence in meaningful daily roles, including their ability to learn new skills, foster autonomy in self-care and academics, and interact within their community and across environments.

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  • Brandi Rodriguez

    Brandi attended the University of South Florida (USF) where she received her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders; she then continued her education at USF and earned her Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Speech-Language Pathology.

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  • Brittany Garcia

    Brittany believes that every child is unique and tailors therapy to create individualized plans in order to meet that child’s needs so that he or she can become successful as growing members of the community.

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  • Caitlin Dudek

    Caitlin attended the University of Central Florida (UCF) where she received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She then continued her education at UCF where she earned her Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Speech-Language Pathology.

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  • Colleen Blazina

    Colleen has always loved children. Colleen’s parents are in the medical field and occupational therapy was introduced to her by her father, who is a physical therapist. She found that occupational therapy encompasses all of her loves.

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  • Courtney Byrd

    Courtney has worked for the Hillsborough County Public School District for a total of nine years starting as a speech pathologist assistant and later transitioning to a speech-language pathologist. During this time, Courtney served children grades PK-5th and has experience in evaluating and treating children with a variety of exceptionalities.

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  • Denielle Ellis

    Denielle is our Patient Scheduler here at AASL. In this role, Denielle coordinates all aspects of patient scheduling with new and established patients. She helps to welcome all incoming clients to our practice and educates them about the therapy process, acquires all required documentation, and schedules initial evaluations and treatment sessions.

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  • Emily Hayes

    Through my valuable role at the front desk, in both speaking to and interacting with our clients and families on a daily basis, I get the pleasure of being of service to their needs and supporting them to answer any immediate questions, collect pertinent information, and help them as they get ready to work with our amazing therapists!  

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  • Holly Scott

    Holly’s life mission is to make a positive impact in the lives of others. Her position at AASL has provided the avenue for her to accomplish this.

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  • Jenna Graepel

    Jenna is dedicated to providing quality treatment tailored to each individual, implementing functional strategies that facilitate generalization outside of the therapy setting.

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  • Kathleen Lucier

    Kathleen is originally from Melbourne, FL and moved to the panhandle to attend Florida State University in 2013. She graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. During her time at FSU, Kathleen did her clinical hours with the Florida State Speech and Hearing Clinic where she oversaw speech therapy sessions and audiological evaluations.

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  • Kiersten Sachs

    Kiersten attended the University of Florida where she received her Bachelor of Health Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Disabilities in Society. She then continued on at the University of Florida to earn her Master of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology.

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  • Madison Jackson

    Madison is so excited to be a part of the AASL team so she may continue to support children in reaching their communication goals, fostering independence and pride, and creating an environment of respect and support with the families she works with.

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  • Martyna Boruta

    Marytna is thrilled to be part of the AASL team where she loves helping children gain independence in meaningful daily roles, including self-care, academics, peer and community interactions.

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  • Molly Hendrix

    Molly has had the opportunity to gain clinical fieldwork experience in a variety of settings, including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient settings. Prior to working at AASL, Molly worked as an occupational therapist at an elementary school for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other various intellectual disabilities.

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