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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 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.

Physical Therapist

Alicia grew up in a small town in Eastern Oregon. It was in the 5th grade that she decided she was going to work in the health industry. Her youngest brother had surgery at the Doernbecher Hospital in Portland, Oregon, and that lead to her interest in working in a non-profit. Alicia stayed in her home town…

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Physical Therapist

Carol, a native Pennsylvanian, moved to Spokane as a newlywed in January 1990. She started work in March after hearing about Joya. Carol worked at an Easter Seal Center prior to moving, and Joya was very similar to her former job in its mission, program (with both individual and group therapy…

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Physical Therapist

Ginette grew up in Walla Walla, but headed back to her family roots in Bozeman, MT 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. She attended EWU for her physical therapy degree…

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Physical Therapist

Cheryl is a Spokane native who has always been interested in the sciences, especially in relationship to the functioning human body. She found her first job at Joya following graduation from Physical Therapy school in 1991 and immediately found her calling. Cheryl loves the birth-to-three population…

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Physical Therapist

Maureen’s plan from a young age was to work with children. From volunteer and babysitting as a teenager through kinesiology studies at UCLA and physical therapy school at Stanford, her passion has been to learn how to maximize the developmental potential of every child. She specialized in neurological rehab…

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Physical Therapist

Born and raised in Post Falls, Idaho, Carrie fell in love with working with children with special needs at a young age as her older brother Carl has a diagnosis of Down Syndrome. Combined with her passion for an active lifestyle, Carrie was inspired to continue her education in health sciences. After…

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