Our Team

 
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Sandy Dorsey, MA, CCC-SLP

Sandy Dorsey is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She is the owner of All About Speech, LLC, a private practice based in New York City that offers speech-language services to school aged children with speech and language disorders. For over 20 years, Sandy has provided diagnostic and therapeutic services to wide-ranging populations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Howard University and a Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Sandy’s commitment for helping children with special needs prompted her to start Smiles for Speech, Inc. (SFS) in July, 2017 so that from disadvantaged backgrounds would have access to diagnostic and therapeutic services and to serve as a resource to families and the overall community. Sandy’s goal is to help improve the lives of children in impoverished countries in a sustainable manner so that they can express themselves and live life at their full potential.

Sandy Dorsey is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She is the owner of All About Speech, LLC, a private practice based in New York City that offers speech-language services to school aged children with speech and language disorders. For over 20 years, Sandy has provided diagnostic and therapeutic services to wide-ranging populations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Howard University and a Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Sandy’s commitment for helping children with special needs prompted her to start Smiles for Speech, Inc. (SFS) in July, 2017 so that from disadvantaged backgrounds would have access to diagnostic and therapeutic services and to serve as a resource to families and the overall community. Sandy’s goal is to help improve the lives of children in impoverished countries in a sustainable manner so that they can express themselves and live life at their full potential.

 
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Dr. Alayna Townsend, PhD, CCC-SLP
development director

Alayna E. Townsend is a Speech-Language Pathologist with a specialty in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). She is currently the lead speech-pathologist and an interdisciplinary diagnostic team member at UT Physicians Center for Autism and Related Conditions (CARC). Dr. Townsend also serves as clinical educator and adjunct professor at the University of Houston. She has clinical expertise in the early diagnosis of children at-risk of ASD, early language development, Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

Dr. Townsend received her doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Howard University which was focused on the identification of early detectors of autism in infants. Dr. Townsend earned her Master of Arts degree at the University of Cincinnati and her Bachelor of Science degree at Xavier University of Louisiana. She has participated in several service learning programs in the Bahamas, Ecuador, St. Lucia, and Belize. Her goal is to improve the lives of children with special needs by creating long lasting relationships and sustainable services in countries with limited access to speech and language services.

 
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Corneta Kelley, MA, CCC-SLP
community affairs liason

Corneta Kelley is USA native, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and a Speech-Language Pathologist licensed in the states of Arizona and California. She attended the University of Oklahoma, University of Central Oklahoma and Saint Louis University, earning two degrees, Bachelor of Science in Education Degree and a Master of Arts in Communication Disorders. Corneta founded Intercept Speech and Language, LLC, in 1999, in the city of Inglewood, California. In 2005, Corneta relocated the practice to join family and began serving the community of Sierra Vista, AZ building a network of Speech-Language Pathologists dedicated to providing the best resources, materials and supports for children and families. After 19 years in private practice, Corneta’s current focus will incorporate contract and travel assignment services in the USA and internationally. She has previously spent 19 days in Ghana and looks forward to continuing to travel abroad to serve children with special needs around the world.


 

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+ JELISA SCOTT, MA, BCBA, LBA

BEHAVIOR ANALYST ADVISOR

Jelisa Scott is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2010 and a Master of Arts degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2014.

Jelisa has provided service to children special needs since 2008 and has gained experience providing in-home ABA services, parent training, classroom consultations, navigating ARD meetings, decreasing severe problem behavior, improving verbal behavior, and early child intervention. Jelisa’s passion for helping families of children that are considered at risk for disabilities or delinquency led her to create ABA Sensei, PLLC, a behavior management consulting company. She is excited to fulfill her dream to work alongside Speech Language Pathologists and take her much needed skills to help children with special needs around the world.

 
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+ JELISA SCOTT, MA, BCBA, LBA, BEHAVIOR ANALYST ADVISOR

Jelisa Scott is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2010 and a Master of Arts degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2014.

Jelisa has provided service to children special needs since 2008 and has gained experience providing in-home ABA services, parent training, classroom consultations, navigating ARD meetings, decreasing severe problem behavior, improving verbal behavior, and early child intervention. Jelisa’s passion for helping families of children that are considered at risk for disabilities or delinquency led her to create ABA Sensei, PLLC, a behavior management consulting company. She is excited to fulfill her dream to work alongside Speech Language Pathologists and take her much needed skills to help children with special needs around the world.

 
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+ JELISA SCOTT, MA, BCBA, LBA, BEHAVIOR ANALYST ADVISOR

Jelisa Scott is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2010 and a Master of Arts degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2014.

Jelisa has provided service to children special needs since 2008 and has gained experience providing in-home ABA services, parent training, classroom consultations, navigating ARD meetings, decreasing severe problem behavior, improving verbal behavior, and early child intervention. Jelisa’s passion for helping families of children that are considered at risk for disabilities or delinquency led her to create ABA Sensei, PLLC, a behavior management consulting company. She is excited to fulfill her dream to work alongside Speech Language Pathologists and take her much needed skills to help children with special needs around the world.

 
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+ JELISA SCOTT, MA, BCBA, LBA, BEHAVIOR ANALYST ADVISOR

Jelisa Scott is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2010 and a Master of Arts degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2014.

Jelisa has provided service to children special needs since 2008 and has gained experience providing in-home ABA services, parent training, classroom consultations, navigating ARD meetings, decreasing severe problem behavior, improving verbal behavior, and early child intervention. Jelisa’s passion for helping families of children that are considered at risk for disabilities or delinquency led her to create ABA Sensei, PLLC, a behavior management consulting company. She is excited to fulfill her dream to work alongside Speech Language Pathologists and take her much needed skills to help children with special needs around the world.

 
 
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+ JELISA SCOTT, MA, BCBA, LBA

BEHAVIOR ANALYST ADVISOR

Jelisa Scott is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2010 and a Master of Arts degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2014.

Jelisa has provided service to children special needs since 2008 and has gained experience providing in-home ABA services, parent training, classroom consultations, navigating ARD meetings, decreasing severe problem behavior, improving verbal behavior, and early child intervention. Jelisa’s passion for helping families of children that are considered at risk for disabilities or delinquency led her to create ABA Sensei, PLLC, a behavior management consulting company. She is excited to fulfill her dream to work alongside Speech Language Pathologists and take her much needed skills to help children with special needs around the world.

 
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Jelisa Scott is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2010 and a Master of Arts degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2014.

Jelisa has provided service to children special needs since 2008 and has gained experience providing in-home ABA services, parent training, classroom consultations, navigating ARD meetings, decreasing severe problem behavior, improving verbal behavior, and early child intervention. Jelisa’s passion for helping families of children that are considered at risk for disabilities or delinquency led her to create ABA Sensei, PLLC, a behavior management consulting company. She is excited to fulfill her dream to work alongside Speech Language Pathologists and take her much needed skills to help children with special needs around the world.

 
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+ Name, Title HEre

Jelisa Scott is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2010 and a Master of Arts degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2014.

Jelisa has provided service to children special needs since 2008 and has gained experience providing in-home ABA services, parent training, classroom consultations, navigating ARD meetings, decreasing severe problem behavior, improving verbal behavior, and early child intervention. Jelisa’s passion for helping families of children that are considered at risk for disabilities or delinquency led her to create ABA Sensei, PLLC, a behavior management consulting company. She is excited to fulfill her dream to work alongside Speech Language Pathologists and take her much needed skills to help children with special needs around the world.

 
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+ JELISA SCOTT, MA, BCBA, LBA, BEHAVIOR ANALYST ADVISOR

Jelisa Scott is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2010 and a Master of Arts degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2014.

Jelisa has provided service to children special needs since 2008 and has gained experience providing in-home ABA services, parent training, classroom consultations, navigating ARD meetings, decreasing severe problem behavior, improving verbal behavior, and early child intervention. Jelisa’s passion for helping families of children that are considered at risk for disabilities or delinquency led her to create ABA Sensei, PLLC, a behavior management consulting company. She is excited to fulfill her dream to work alongside Speech Language Pathologists and take her much needed skills to help children with special needs around the world.

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+ JELISA SCOTT, MA, BCBA, LBA, BEHAVIOR ANALYST ADVISOR

Jelisa Scott is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2010 and a Master of Arts degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2014.

Jelisa has provided service to children special needs since 2008 and has gained experience providing in-home ABA services, parent training, classroom consultations, navigating ARD meetings, decreasing severe problem behavior, improving verbal behavior, and early child intervention. Jelisa’s passion for helping families of children that are considered at risk for disabilities or delinquency led her to create ABA Sensei, PLLC, a behavior management consulting company. She is excited to fulfill her dream to work alongside Speech Language Pathologists and take her much needed skills to help children with special needs around the world.

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+ JELISA SCOTT, MA, BCBA, LBA, BEHAVIOR ANALYST ADVISOR

Jelisa Scott is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2010 and a Master of Arts degree in Behavior Analysis from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2014.

Jelisa has provided service to children special needs since 2008 and has gained experience providing in-home ABA services, parent training, classroom consultations, navigating ARD meetings, decreasing severe problem behavior, improving verbal behavior, and early child intervention. Jelisa’s passion for helping families of children that are considered at risk for disabilities or delinquency led her to create ABA Sensei, PLLC, a behavior management consulting company. She is excited to fulfill her dream to work alongside Speech Language Pathologists and take her much needed skills to help children with special needs around the world.