The people and practices at Joya Child & Family Development are the driving force behind the care, comfort and transformation we provide children aged 0-3 with delays and disabilities. We provide comprehensive pediatric services and a personalized comprehensive program of assessment, therapy, education and support. This devotion is what allows us to make a lasting impact in children’s lives. The resources we provide, in concert with comprehensive care for children and their families, drive change in our community.
Virginia worked in adult physical rehabilitation for eight years and then got a golden opportunity to practice in pediatrics at Joya Child & Family Development. Virginia feels fortunate to help children learn to be more independent and confident with self-care, motor and sensory processing skills…
Maria discovered occupational therapy when she was caring for a pediatric client as a home care aide. She loves helping children reach maximum independence in their daily life. Her favorite part about working with families is helping them find their own confidence to support their child’s development.
There is no greater feeling than seeing the pride and joy on a child’s face and knowing they will continue to succeed through life. Being a part of these kids’ and families’ stories is an incredible honor and Nadine looks forward to her continued career with Joya!
Miranda is from a small town just north of Spokane. She knew early on that her career path would involve working with children. Miranda grew up going on home visits with her mom and was able to witness the joy that comes from working with children with special needs.
Carol, a native Pennsylvanian, moved to Spokane as a newlywed in January 1990. She started work in March after hearing about Joya Child & Family Development. Carol had previously worked at an Easterseals center prior to moving. Both nonprofits had a similar mission and program (offering individual and group therapy sessions)…
Program Director, Physical Therapist
Ginette grew up in Walla Walla, Washington, but headed back to her family roots in Bozeman, Montana for her undergraduate degree at Montana State University. She found out about physical therapy from a friend at MSU and knew right away that this was a perfect career for her……