About ˈKrēdō Home Therapy
After first hand dealing with the struggles that come with searching for qualified therapists within the area, we knew that there were other parents and children that were enduring the same situation as us. Our company was created to address the unique difficulties found within pediatrics and to provide hope to families that feel helpless after other attempts have failed or not provided the benefit sought. We wanted to make the process easier for families and to include parents as much as possible in the evaluation, creation, development process and ongoing support for the children we provide service to. We found this to be very challenging with other companies and believe that it is critical for the success of our children in order for them to flourish and overcome the difficulties they face.
Meet Our Directors
Stephanie Burns - Clinical Director/Speech & Language Pathologist
Stephanie grew up in North Carolina and received her Masters in Communication Disorders from Appalachian State University. She loves working with early school age children to assist them achieve better communication both in the home and in the academic setting. She finds it rewarding to be a part of a team that is child-centered with the mutual goal of assisting the child in reaching their maximum potential.
Suzy Cornell - Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Suzy grew up in Central Florida and received her Bachelors in Early Childhood Development with endorsements in both reading and ESOL from the University of Central Florida. After teaching for a few years she decided to work with students in one-on-one settings. She has been private tutoring and academic consulting for the past 8 years. She loves working with all age children to assist them achieving their educational goals and reach their full potential.
Jason Cornell - Founder & Chief Financial Officer
Jason grew up in Central Florida and received his Bachelors in International Business & Entrepreneurship from University of Central Florida. Jason has over a decade of experience working with adults and children with intellectual disabilities as a Vice President for Alpha Omega Consulting Inc. Jason loves working with a team that can positively impact our community and improve the lives of clients on a daily basis.
Jason believes that it is critically important for parents to look objectively at their kids and be proactive in seeking early intervention services. As developmental delays have an immense impact on our children's ability to reach their aspirations.
Meet Our Therapists
Tracy Ruggiero - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Tracy received her Associates of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant from Keiser University in Fort Lauderdale, FL in 2011. For the past 10 years she has been working with children with all abilities and ages from inside the schools, in homes, outpatient facilities and even on top of horses!
Tracy loves working with our sensory kiddos and thinking outside of the box. While not working Tracy is adjusting to being a first mother and caring for her 2 rescue pups and 1 rescue cat.
Natalie Amorim - M.S. - CCC - SLP
Natalie received her Masters in Speech & Language Pathology from The University of Utah. She has been assisting children with their speech and language goals since 2011. She has worked with a broad range of children with varying communication disorders. She has experience working within school, home and clinical settings. She loves working with children, as she has two young children of her own. She is passionate about assisting kids in their quest of achieving their full potential in life and becoming more independent.
Cristine Beach - M.S. - CCC - SLP
Crissy is a speech-language pathologist licensed by the Florida Department of Health and certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association. At the University of Florida she earned a Bachelors degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2009 and Master of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2011. As a speech language pathologist, Crissy has worked with children and adults in a variety of settings, including private homes, preschools, clinics, outpatient hospital and inpatient rehabilitation.
Erin Travis completed her Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Central Florida in 2016. At UCF, Erin worked closely with the University of Central Florida Center for Autism & Related Disabilities to create programming and community activities for families and individuals with autism. After graduating UCF, Erin completed her graduate degree at Florida State University, where she was able to specialize in the treatment of autism through a learning and research grant. While at FSU, Erin completed research to examine the effects of caregiver training on early intervention in children with autism and was able to present her research at the 2017 ASHA convention. Since then, Erin has continued to work with children and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities in the Central Florida area as a Certified Speech Language Pathologist. Erin enjoys learning from families and individuals on the spectrum, and hopes to continue to provide support through early intervention, social skill development, and expressive/receptive language development. In her free time, Erin is a certified yoga instructor and enjoys practicing yoga and meditation. Erin is also an avid plant, food, and Disney lover who is never too far from Epcot on the weekends.
Valerie Esoff- Occupational Therapist
Valerie completed her Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of Florida. She received the majority of her pediatric training at Winnie Palmer and Arnold Palmer hospitals here in Orlando, Florida. She has worked in various pediatric settings including the neonatal intensive care unit, local school system as well as outpatient clinics. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son in pursuit of visiting all 30 MLB stadiums in North America.
Anna Dehner - Occupational Therapist
Anna completed her undergraduate degrees and Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of Florida. While her initial experience in OT was with adults just by nature of her internship placements, she has always had an extensive background in working with children. She combined her love for inspiring kids to be their best selves that she found through coaching swimming, with her knowledge of child development, and has been working in outpatient pediatrics ever since moving to Orlando in 2017. A sensory kid herself, she especially enjoys working with children with unique sensory processing needs. She has two dogs, identical twin babies, and loves spending time outdoors with them and her husband, Alex.
Christanna Blommel - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Over the last 14 years, Christie has gained experience working with children of all abilities in many different roles. She has worked as an occupational therapist assistant for over 3 years.
Christie received her Associates of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant from Remington College in Lake Mary, FL, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The College of Saint Scholastica in Duluth, MN. Christie is currently pursuing her education towards a Master of Occupational Therapy at The University of Saint Augustine, FL.
She loves working with pediatrics because children give her energy! The creative imaginations of children never cease to amaze and inspire her. She truly believes that children are our future’s greatest resource.
Genevieve Cintron- Speech & Language Pathologist
Genevieve is a born and raised Orlando native. Genevieve received her Bachelor’s Degree from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) before completing her Master’s in communication sciences & disorders at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Genevieve participated in specialty clinics while obtaining her graduate degree, along with, conducting dysphagia research under the mentorship of Dr. Giselle Carnaby. Genevieve loves all things speech pathology and enjoys working with children of all ages. Genevieve’s areas of specialty involve motor speech disorders, phonological disorders, and language disorders. Genevieve believes and advocates for functional, person-centered treatment.
Jillian Johnson-Ferrarello- Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Jill grew up in the foothills of Colorado. In 2011 she graduated from Ozark’s Technical Community College with an associate degree in Occupational Therapy. She has worked in various settings as a COTA, specializing in pediatrics. Disney and the lack of snow brought her to sunny Central Florida where she met her husband at Epcot and they were married on a Disney Cruise. They love living their “happily ever after” as “Mickey’s neighbors” with their cat Jabu.
Katrina Streep-Romero- COTA