Meet Our Staff

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Ashlyn Lelej, MS, CCC-SLP

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Ashlyn graduated Magna Cum Laude from North Carolina State University with an undergraduate degree in Communication Disorders. She attained her Master of Science in Speech-language Pathology from East Carolina University. Since her graduation, she has worked in many different settings since 2002, including home health, inpatient and outpatient medical facilities, the school setting and private practice.


  • Certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Lee Silverman Voice Program
  • Debra Beckman Oral Motor Program
  • Numerous Continuing Education Programs (Autism spectrum disorder, apraxia and oral-motor and feeding issues.)

Ashlyn enjoys working with all ages with many different speech, language, voice and feeding/oral motor disorders and  truly loves her work. She opened Speech Matters, LLC with the intention of creating a warm and effective therapy environment for all ages that focuses on client and family-directed individual care while utilizing the most current research and intervention techniques.

Licensed in North Carolina (#6505)

Heather True, MA, CCC-SLP

hTrueHeather earned her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Missouri State University in 1995 and her Masters in Communication Disorders from Louisiana State University in 1997. She has worked in various settings, such as, skilled nursing facilities, home health/early intervention and the school system. She has experience with articulation/phonological processing disorders, language disorders and, most recently, working with individuals with severe to profound developmental disabilities, focusing on augmentative and alternative communication. Heather enjoys her job and loves seeing her clients make progress in their abilities to communicate!

  • Licensed in the state of North Carolina (#8752)
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Association
  • Multiple continuing education courses related to speech, language and swallowing disorders


Anna Wooten, MS, CCC-SLP

annaAnna obtained her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Appalachian State University and completed her Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of South Carolina. She has experience with various delays and disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Expressive and Receptive Language Disorder, and Apraxia. Anna has worked with a variety of populations, ranging from birth to geriatric, and enjoys working with clients of all ages. Anna loves encouraging others to reach their full potential both in and out of the speech classroom.

  • CPR and AED trained
  • MBSImP Dysphagia trained


 Andrea Kellner, AAS Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

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Andrea graduated from Central Piedmont Community College in 2018 with a degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant. Since her graduation she has worked in a variety of settings including the school system, early intervention and home health. Andrea has experience working with children on the autism spectrum disorder, sensory integration dysfunction, developmental delays and a variety of other diagnoses. Overall, she is passionate about seeing children make progress towards their goals and carrying it over into their natural environment. During her free time, she enjoys taking adventures with her two children and dog, Ripley.

  • Licensed in the state of North Carolina (#12318)
  • Awarded certificate of clinical competence from National Board of Occupational Therapy (#414200)
  • CPR and AED trained
  • Training in Handwriting Without Tears program


Katerina Davidoff, MS, CCC-SLP

KaterinaDavidoffKaterina obtained her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from CUNY Queens College and completed her Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Adelphi University. She has experience in various settings including home health, early intervention, skilled nursing, inpatient rehab, and university clinics. She has worked with a number of populations ranging from birth to geriatric and currently specializes in children with speech/language delays, oral motor impairments, and feeding difficulties. In addition, she has a special interest in adult neurogenic disorders including aphasia, motor speech, and dysphagia. She is also bilingual in Russian.


  • CPR and AED Trained
  • Trained in Level 1 PROMPT
  • Trained in SOFFI Method for feeding medically fragile infants
  • Trained in Sensory Motor Approach to Feeding
  • LSVT Certified
  • Trained in NMES for dysphagia management 


Dokota B. Wynn, M.S., OTR/L

dokota-wynnDokota graduated from UNC-Greensboro with an undergraduate degree in Psychology. She received her Master of Science degree in Occupational Science/Therapy from UNC-Chapel Hill. Dokota has a passion for working with children. Before she became an OT, she worked as an assistant teacher, a tutor, and a camp counselor and instructor. As an OT, she has worked with children and adolescents in settings such as home-health, outpatient clinics, and an inpatient psychiatric facility. She has also worked with children through the use of hippotherapy and therapeutic horsemanship. Throughout these experiences, Dokota has seen a variety of diagnoses and stages of development including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, developmental delay, traumatic brain injures, and sensory processing dysfunction.  In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family.

  • Licensed in the state of North Carolina (#13222)
  • Licensed in the state of South Carolina (#4632)
  • Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (#(349975)


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