Michele Pedretti Administrative Director B.A. Florida Atlantic University 1993 Michele is a managing partner responsible for office operation, office/staff coordination and patient/parent advocacy. Michele believes the best part of her position is patient advocacy enabling families to get the most of their Therapy – both financially and with coordination between therapist and family. Michele and her husband moved from Ft. Lauderdale to Forsyth in 2008, have two children and live in Cumming.
Justine C. Glover, M.A. CCC-SLP Speech and Language Pathologist Clinical Director Justine Glover is the founder and Clinical Director of our clinic. She did her graduate study at Hunter College of the City University of New York, graduating in 1972. She worked at Mount Sinai Medical Center for several years before moving to Atlanta. There she founded Atlanta’s first all day, year round therapeutic preschool in 1981 while advocating for early intervention services statewide. Speech Therapy of Forsyth was started 2005 with the intention to pair Speech/Language Therapy with an intense respect for 1) the necessity of Parent Coaching, 2) a working knowledge of sensory integration disorders, and 3) modeling the rules of conversation for the children and parents. This mission continues to be realized in our clinic by the exceptional staff this mission has attracted.
Kari B. Sykes, M.A., CCC/SLP Speech-Language Pathologist University of Cincinnati, 2004, Communication Sciences and Disorders Kari has over 15 years of experience working as a pediatric SLP in a variety of school and healthcare settings. She has spent the last 9 years practicing at Speech Therapy of Forsyth, where she has honed her parent coaching skills. Her favorite part of being a speech therapist is being able to play all day long with her patients and discover opportunities to address speech and language goals in fun and meaningful ways. Celebrating gains, persevering through challenges, and her individual bonds with patients are the main reasons she loves being a pediatric SLP. Kari is also a mother to two boys, her oldest was diagnosed with Autism in 2010 at the age of 2 years old. Kari is a fierce advocate for her son and her involvement with the Autism community transcends her clinical experiences. Speech Therapy of Forsyth and her family has raised funds and participated in the Atlanta Autism Speaks Walk for the past 8 years.
Mariam Turner, M.A. CCC-SLP Speech and Language Pathologist Mariam attended the University of Georgia for her bachelor's and master's degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She completed her master's thesis on the communication complexity of preverbal, preschool-aged children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and completed her clinical fellowship working with this population in private practice. She particularly enjoys the assessment and treatment of those with autism, AAC needs, and feeding/swallowing disorders. Outside of work, Mariam enjoys learning languages and incorporates as much ASL and Spanish as possible into her work!
Kaylee Levidiotis, M.S. CF-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Kaylee attended the University of Tennessee where she earned her master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology. Before Kaylee decided to become a SLP, she earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and worked at the Marcus Autism Center/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for both the research department and the educational outreach program. Kaylee has experience working with various populations with a variety of needs including the following: speech and language, feeding and swallowing, social communication, autism spectrum disorder, down syndrome, voice disorders, AAC, apraxia, deaf and hard of hearing, and traumatic brain injury. Additionally, she has experience treating adults with cognitive and communication needs in the skilled nursing facility setting. Kaylee is most passionate about early intervention and parent coaching to promote carryover skills in settings beyond therapy. She also enjoys collaboration with occupational and physical therapists.
Emily Dubeau, M.Ed., CF-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist University of Georgia, 2019, Communication Sciences and Disorders Emily attended the University of Georgia, where she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She has clinical experience working with toddlers, school-aged children, and adults in a variety of settings. She is very passionate about helping children develop language and social thinking skills. Emily’s favorite part about being an SLP is getting to work with not just the children, but with their families as well. She loves equipping parents and family members encourage their children’s communication both inside and outside of the therapy room.
Lekesiah Mosby OTR/L CLT, CPAM Occupational Therapist Tuskegee University, 2001, Baccalaureate of Science in Occupational Therapy Earned Baccalaureate of Science in Occupational Therapy from Tuskegee University in 2001. She has been a licensed Occupational Therapist for 18 + years. Kesiah has clinical experience working with toddlers, school age children, adolescents and adults. Practice settings include private practice, outpatient, inpatient, early intervention/home care, school based, skilled nursing facilities, independent and assisted living facilities. Since 2003, Kesiah has worked with the pediatric population servicing patients with diagnosis of Autism, Down’s Syndrome, SPD (sensory processing disorders), and other developmental delays to name a few. She has extensive training in Sensory Integration and some behavioral feeding in pediatrics. She enjoys seeing the “ah ha” moment when parents take recommended therapeutic techniques/strategies and make them their own to benefit the child and the family. Kesiah loves volunteering with her congregation, cooking, and traveling while making awesome memories with her husband, family and friends.
Dana Oh, M.A., OTR/L Occupational Therapist Dana pursued her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at Georgia State University and Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California. Dana has clinical experience working with infants and children in the early intervention, outpatient, and home health setting with developmental, sensory, behavioral, visual, and feeding related needs. She is passionate about working with children with diagnoses such as Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder and enjoys providing client and family centered treatment. In addition, she is certified in Integrated Listening Systems and Interactive Metronome. Dana enjoys traveling, painting, and hiking in her spare time.