Tina Dawson ms, CCC-SLP


Carly Ellender MS, CF-SLP

Slp-clinical fellow


Office Assistant

Tammy retired from retail after 28 years to come to work at SCSS. She is a Fayetteville Native, has been married since July 1984, and has 3 children and 4 grandchildren. She is an avid animal lover and has many dogs, cats, chickens and ducks. She prefers the mountains over the beach and loves to fish. She would love to retire and live in the mountains.

Ashleigh Shinkle is a licensed occupational therapist who resides in Raeford, NC with her husband, daughter, four cats and a puppy. She completed her master's degree at Misericordia University in Dallas, PA in 2012 and moved to Fayetteville, NC right after graduation. Ashleigh has been practicing occupational therapy for 6 years and has completed trainings relating to sensory integration, handwriting, and pediatric feeding. She believes parents and family members play an integral part in the therapy team and thoroughly enjoys interacting with children of all ages. 

Stacey has worked many jobs, from quality control labs, research and retail to different library positions. Originally from Michigan, she has lived all over the Midwest, and East coast. She has been married for 26 years and has 4 children. She is an avid reader who loves historical fiction and is a prolific quilter.

Theresa has an Associate of Applied Science – Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Degree from FTCC and is registered through the State of North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists. She is thrilled to be part of the SCSS family. Theresa especially enjoys working with toddlers who require early speech intervention. She loves to see how the child’s personality grows and changes as the child learns to communicate with their family. She also enjoys providing therapy for preschoolers with many sound errors, such as those with apraxia or phonological delays. She has attended Taking Theory to the Floor and Building Verbal Imitation in Toddlers conferences. She also holds certificate of completion in the following workshops: Nancy Kaufman’s Speech to Language Protocol, Talk Tools Oral Placement Therapy for Speech, Cycles for Phonology, Let’s Hear it for /R/ and PECS Level 1. Theresa enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering at church. Her hobbies include reading, sewing, gardening and working on projects around her home.

Jamie Britt is a licensed occupational therapist assistant who graduated from Pitt Community College in 2008.  She was born and raised in Fayetteville and currently still resides here with her husband and two children. During her 10 plus years of experience she has worked with all ages from birth to geriatrics.

While working full time she returned to school and obtained her bachelors degree in health services management.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family friends, and anything that involves the outdoors. During the summer she spends most of her weekends relaxing at the beach. Her current areas of interest are sensory processing, pediatric feeding and play based therapy.

Tina Dawson is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist who resides in Eastover, NC. She completed both undergraduate and graduate studies at Appalachian State University and was afforded the opportunity to work in medical and educational settings as a student clinician. She spent a semester working with the adult/geriatric population in an acute rehab setting where she acquired knowledge of neurogenic feeding and swallowing disorders which remains a continued area of interest. Tina spent her CFY in a private practice working with pediatrics with disorders in speech and language, pragmatics, fluency, and/or voice.  She has received continued education on tethered oral tissues and the impact on speech and feeding and recently attended training on the implementation LAMP AAC to foster increased communication. Areas of interest include pediatric and adult feeding/swallowing disorders, traumatic brain injury, and other medically related speech and language disorders. In her free-time, Tina enjoys spending time with her friends and family, traveling, reading, music, and cooking.

We are a two clinicians that are passionate about providing the best quality therapy possible. We love learning about and implementing new treatment methods and bringing all we have to offer to you and your child. We strongly believe in hiring only the best and most motivated professionals to represent our company and to provide unparalleled services to our patients. 

Carly is a recent graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Communicative Disorders Master’s Program and will be completing her Clinical Fellowship Year at SCSS. She completed her undergraduate degree in Communicative Disorders at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as well, where she was a member of the  the Women’s Soccer team. During her Masters program, Carly had the opportunity to be placed in a variety of settings including an inpatient and outpatient hospital, elementary school, cerebral palsy clinic, and private university clinic. She received additional education in traumatic brain injury, voice and swallowing disorders, and autism spectrum disorder. Carly’s areas of interest include Autism Spectrum Disorder, Early Intervention, Dysphagia, Language and Literacy, and Speech Sound Disorders. In her free time, Carly loves being active, painting, and spending time with family and friends. 

Each child is unique and may not respond to one single therapy approach. At SCSS we let the child guide the session and we create an individualized approach tailored to your child's one of a kind challenges, your family, and your culture.

Office staff

who we are

Leah Ringled is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist who resides in Hope Mills, NC with her husband and two young children. She has been practicing since 2011. She completed undergraduate and graduate training at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro with special interests in motor planning disorders, cranial facial abnormalities and feeding/oral motor therapy. Leah’s areas of interest continue to be in medical related speech language disorders to include pediatric and geriatric feeding and swallowing disorders. Recent research is in the area of feeding difficulties that arise from unrepaired tongue and lip ties and other tethered oral issues. Research is looking into effects of oral motor and oral stimulation tasks to assist with increasing mobility and functionality as well as teaming with other skilled professional in the Fayetteville and surrounding areas ( IBCLC, bodywork and, myofaucial release specialist and pediatric dentist) to assist in revision and post operative care. Age of speciality ranges from birth-5 and geriatric population.

Juliet Bourgeois-Berwyn MS, CF-SLP

Slp-clinical fellow

Julieanne Granados is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist who resides in Fayetteville, NC with her husband and Boston Terriers. She has been practicing since 2012. She completed undergraduate training at Appalachian State University and graduate degree at North Carolina Central University with special interests in feeding/swallowing, oral motor development and its relation to speech and feeding, early intervention, and bilingual language development. Prior to completing her Masters in Communication and Sciences Disorder, Julieanne worked as an early intervention play therapist where she developed a love for the birth-three population, gained experience with working with bilingual families and their children, and completed training in ABA. Since beginning her work as a SLP, Julieanne has completed multiple trainings in pediatric feeding/swallowing disorders, is certified in pediatric vital-stim, has completed training in orofacial myology, and is currently working towards receiving her certification to be a Board Certified Swallowing Specialist. Her current areas of interest and research are in pediatric feeding/swallowing disorders in the medically fragile child, orofacial myology, and ankyloglossia.  

Julieanne Granados M.Ed, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Co-Owner of SCSS

Rebecca is a recent graduate of East Carolina University's Speech-Language Pathology, Master of Science program and will be completing her Clinical Fellowship Year at SCSS. She was born and raised in Apex, North Carolina and completed her undergraduate work in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with minors in Spanish and Human Development and Family Studies. During her Master’s program, Rebecca had the opportunity to complete clinical practicums at East Carolina University’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic and a variety of medical settings including an advanced externship at Duke University Medical Center. Currently, Rebecca’s interests are in pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders and augmentative and alternative communication, and she has recently completed PODD (Pragmatic Organizational Dynamic Display) training. Rebecca lives in Apex, NC with her dog, Piper.

Leah ringled MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Co-Owner of SCSS



Juliet is a recent graduate of North Carolina Central University's Communication Disorders Master of Science Program and will be completing her Clinical Fellowship Year at SCSS. Juliet is originally from Los Angeles, California where she completed her ungraduate work in Linguistics and ESL teaching. During her Masters program, Juliet had the opportunity to intern within a variety of settings from public school, inpatient and outpatient hospital setting, and here at SCSS. Currently, Juliet's passion is research in neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders and she is currently completing her first research study on right hemispheric brain disorder. Juliet lives in Raleigh, NC with her husband and two dogs.

Rebecca Hall MS, CF-SLP

SLP-Clinical Fellow 

our approach

Jaimie Britt COTA/L

Certified Occupational Therapy assistant 

Lisa is a licensed physical therapist who received her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 1996 from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Kinesiology from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Lisa is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Winston-Salem State University. Lisa resides in Eastover with her son who attends Cross Creek Early Learning College High School and her daughter who attends University of North Carolina-Pembroke. Lisa has been treating children throughout her long career in a variety of settings to include early intervention (ages birth +), school-based setting for ages 3-22, neonatal intensive care unit and its follow up clinic, in the home, as well as pediatric outpatient facilities serving birth +. She also has extensive experience evaluating for mobility, positioning, and durable medical equipment. Lisa educates and assists the family to find the resources needed to allow their child to succeed. She is a patient, caring therapist who believes that each child must be given the opportunity to develop to his/her fullest gross motor potential. Lisa looks at the child as a whole and incorporates all areas of development to promote functional movement and growth in a child. 

Meet our team

Tammy Alger

Office Manager  

lisa Fuller PT, MPT 

physical Therapist

we believe in individualized treatment and fun and engaging therapy that includes both the child and the parent from beginning to end.


Occupational Therapist