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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 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.

Physical Therapist

Alicia grew up in a small town in eastern Oregon. In the fifth grade, Alicia decided that she wanted to work in the health industry. Her youngest brother had undergone surgery at the Doernbecher Hospital in Portland, Oregon, and that led to her interest in working for a nonprofit. Alicia stayed in her home town…

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Physical Therapist

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.

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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 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)…

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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……

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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 Child & Family Development after earning her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy. Cheryl immediately found her calling. Cheryl loves working with children, birth to 3…

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Physical Therapist

Sarah knew early in life that she wanted to become a physical therapist. During graduate school, she traveled far completing her clinical work including one month in the Dominican Republic where she provided pediatric home health services. It did not take long for Sarah to realize that her passion for physical therapy was in the pediatric world.

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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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