LindaGoddard

Linda Goddard

M.A., CCC-SLP, Co-director of Speech and Language Services

Linda has over thirty years of experience working with pre-school and school age children. She has a Baccalaureate of Arts from the University of Colorado and a Master of Arts from the University of Denver. Our ABC Language Stimulation School is a direct result of her vision for children with speech/language delays to succeed in a language-rich environment. She has been a director of our school since its inception at ABC.

LauraWalton

Laura Walton

M.S., CCC-SLP, Co-Director of Speech and Language Services

Laura has over twenty years of experience working with pre-school and school age children as well as adults. She has a Baccalaureate of Science and a Master of Science from Miami University, Oxford Ohio. As a mother of a child with special needs, Laura readily identifies with the many challenges and rewards our families experience during the early childhood years.

JacquelinePeebles

Jacqueline Peebles

M.A.T., Special Education, Academic Teacher

Jacqueline has over twelve years experience working with children who have special needs. She earned her Baccalaureate of Arts in Psychology from Wingate University and a Master of the Arts of Teaching in Special Education from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She likes to identify each student’s unique learning style and uses a multi-sensory curriculum in order to have an optimal learning environment. Jacqueline is dependable, patient, creative and energetic. She is a consistently uplifting member of the team who inspires her students to reach for the stars.

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Melissa Miller

M.A., Special Education, Academic Teacher

Melissa has worked with children who have special needs for over twelve years. She earned her Baccalaureate of Arts in Psychology from Marquette University and a Master of Arts in Special Education from Cardinal Stritch University. She worked as an in-home autism behavioral therapist and taught in self-contained classrooms for students with autism and other emotional disorders. Melissa loves watching the children gain new skills and overcome adversity. She lives in Charlotte with her husband and two young daughters.

RobinBrandhorst

Robin Brandhorst

Teacher Assistant

Robin has worked with special needs children for over fifteen years as well as raising three children of her own. Prior to her positions with ABC and as a mother, Robin used her art skills as a visual merchandiser for a clothing company. This experience translates well into fun and educational hands-on art projects for our students.
Robin brings patience, knowledge and a sense of humor from her daily life into the classroom. She is naturally intuitive and always seems to be one step ahead of the students’ needs. Her projects place special emphasis on incorporating sensory enrichment into the children’s school day.