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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.

Speech & Language Pathologist

A native Spokanite, Meaghan fell in love with Joya when she was a teenager. Inspired by a penny drive presentation at her local high school. During her college internship at the Developmental Disabilities Program in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho Meaghan quickly developed a passion for working with…

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Speech & Language Pathologist

Courtney has always had a passion for working with children, from volunteering in younger classrooms as a child to coaching little league softball while in high school. After learning about the speech therapy program at WSU and having some personal experience with speech therapy as a child, Courtney knew…

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Speech & Language Pathologist

Nikie has a Bachelors from the University of North Dakota and a Masters in from Mankato State University. She has always loved children which led her to her degree in communication disorders. She is originally from Minnesota but has settled in Spokane with her husband Jim for the past 29 years. She and Jim…

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Speech & Language Pathologist

Ann developed an interest in children with special needs and hearing loss after volunteering in high school.  She took sign language classes and majored in special education at the University of South Florida.  After a year of teaching she decided that speech therapy would be a better fit and returned…

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Speech & Language Pathologist

Ashley was born in Key West Florida, grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and moved to Seattle in 1994. She graduated from University of Washington with a Bachelor’s of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences. During her undergraduate studies, she worked in a clinic in Seattle as a therapy aide…

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Speech & Language Pathologist

Jennifer has a special interest in infant and toddler feeding as well as phonological processing disorders. She loves working with the birth-to-three population, building relationships with and supporting the whole family, and is forever amazed by and blessed watching early learning and development take…

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Speech & Language Pathologist

Taylor Western grew up in Fresno, CA, then attended Chico State University for college. Her family moved to Spokane, WA her senior year of college. She began her master’s in Communication Disorders at Eastern New Mexico University, and moved to Spokane to do her final internships so she…

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