WELCOME TO DYMOND SPEECH & REHAB PA
Since being established in 2006, Dymond Speech & Rehab PA has been known for an unparalleled commitment to patient satisfaction. It’s this standard of excellence that has provided the impetus for us to grow into the business we are today. For more information about the services we provide, reach out today.
DYMOND SPEECH & REHAB PA SERVICES
Exceeding Your Expectations
ADULT AND PEDIATRIC SPEECH THERAPY
A Speech-Language Pathologist will complete a detailed evaluation for receptive and expressive language, social pragmatic language, speech sound production, voice, fluency, feeding, and/or swallowing depending on your specific needs. A plan of care with goals for treatment is developed for your child's individual needs.
Our Speech Therapy Services
Motor Speech Therapy
PEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Occupational therapy is skilled treatment in which the therapist and patient work in developing skills for daily living. While physical therapy focuses on gross motor skills, occupational therapy addresses fine motor skills. For children, our OT’s will assist in developing the new skills they will need for learning, playing, and growing. Therapy could address issues involving:
Playing with toys
Poor hand-eye coordination
Play and social skills
Some children are more sensitive or less sensitive than other children to the stimuli they receive from their senses. Individuals that have problems trying to receive, organize, and process information from one or all of the senses have a sensory processing disorder. At Dymond Speech & Rehab., P.A., we have therapists experienced in working with children who have sensory integration dysfunction.
Teletherapy is providing therapy through a live video connection, over the internet. We provide the same treatment as you would in person; it's just done through a computer! It’s made a big difference for many of our patients, and is provided with the highest level of excellence. With this service, we ensure all details are simple, seamless and handled in a timely manner. Whenever you work with Dymond Speech & Rehab PA, you can trust that you’re in great hands.
Speech Language Pathologist/Clinical Director
Barbara Dymond, M.S., CCC-SLP/Clinical Director, has over 28 years as a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist. She received her bachelor’s degree in speech communication from UNC Chapel Hill and her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from ECU. She is licensed in North Carolina and has her CCC from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Barbara has provided speech, language, voice, fluency, and swallowing services for people of all ages in a variety of settings. Early in her career, Barbara served as the Clinical Director at Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill, VA, before offering private therapy in our area in 2000. Additionally, Barbara and staff have provided speech, swallowing, and modified barium procedures for the local hospital during this time. With the support of the local community, Dymond Speech & Rehab., PA has been able to expand and design the outpatient clinic to include dedicated speech therapy rooms with observation windows and a 400 square foot, dedicated sensory gym. Barbara is passionate about educating and encouraging others to enter one of these respective fields and has offered clinical observation hours and clinical internships to many young people since 2000. In her spare time, Barbara likes to water ski, travel, and spend time with family.
Tiffany Davis, Clinical Coordinator, joined the Dymond Team in 2009. She handles incoming referrals, scheduling, insurance authorizations, and much more. Tiffany has an associate’s degree in nursing from Sandhills Community College. Although she did not sit for the board after graduation, she utilizes her nursing education and experience every day. She completed her bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing in 2015. Tiffany enjoys reading, baking, cooking, watching her godchildren play sports, and most of all, playing with her young son, Max.
Jeanine Beavers, M.S., CCC-SLP, received her bachelor’s degree in speech & hearing sciences from East Carolina University in 2010. Jeanine received her master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from Western Carolina University in 2012 and has been part of the Dymond Speech & Rehab. PA family ever since. Jeanine has experience working with adults and children with a variety of diagnoses, but especially enjoys the pediatric population. Jeanine is excited to expand her knowledge and experiences with both populations in all areas of the field. In her free time, she enjoys CrossFit, running, biking, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. Jeanine is licensed by the board of North Carolina and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
Jena Bruno received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences, followed by her graduate degree in Speech Language Pathology at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina in 2017. She completed clinical rotations in a pediatric outpatient hospital, inpatient rehabilitation hospital, and in their on-campus clinic gaining experience with those with, pediatric feeding disorders language disorders, cochlear implants, and articulation disorders, traumatic brain injuries, dysphagia, and aphasia cleft lip and palate, and adult accent modification. She completed her Clinical Fellowship Year in Garner, North Carolina, where she treated children from birth to three in homes with a variety of disorders including receptive and expressive language delays, phonological disorders, autism, and pediatric dysphagia. Following her CFY, she moved to Washington State with her husband, who is in the army. She worked at a private practice treating primarily adults with traumatic brain injuries, cognitive deficits, expressive aphasia, dysarthria, dysphagia, and apraxia of speech. She also treated children and adults with speech/language disorders, and orofacial myofunctional disorders including tongue thrust and ankyloglossia (tongue tie). In addition to treating adults with TBI, she helped facilitate and run a free monthly support group meetings to provide survivors and their loved ones with a way to network with one another. Jena is certified to provide VitalStim treatment to adults and children with dysphagia, and is certified to administer the DriveAble Cognitive Assessment Tool. In January 2020, Jena and her husband moved back to North Carolina accepting her latest position at Dymond Speech and Rehab where she treats children from birth to three, orofacial myofunctional disorders, pediatric feeding, and pediatric/adult speech and language disorders.
Stephanie Furimsky, M.S., CCC-SLP, received her bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing sciences at East Carolina University in 2017. Stephanie received her master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from North Carolina Central University in 2019. Stephanie has experience working with adults and children. She enjoys working with the pediatric population and individuals with neurogenic communication disorders, specifically aphasia. In her free time, she enjoys going to concerts and hanging out with her family, friends, and cat. Stephanie is licensed by the board of North Carolina and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
Valentyna Hibbs, M.S., CCC-SP, received both her bachelor's degree in speech & hearing sciences in 2014 and her master's degree in 2016 from East Carolina University. She has been with the Dymond Speech & Rehab, PA family since 2016. Valentyna has experience working with the pediatric population as well as adults in the outpatient and hospital setting. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling to the beach, and spending time with family. Valentyna is licensed by the board of North Carolina and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
Ashli Hubler, M.S., CCC-SLP, graduated with both her bachelor’s and masters degrees from East Stroudsburg University, graduating with her masters degree in 2014. Ashli is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners and has received a Certificate of Clinical Competence by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Ashli enjoys working with both pediatric and adult populations as well as focusing on continuing education. Ashli’s areas of interests include early intervention, language disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, cognition, and dysphagia. Ashli is currently working on expanding her skills to include pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders.
Amanda Leonetti M.S., CF-SLP, received a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language from La Salle University in Philadelphia. Amanda also received a double minor in Latin American Studies and Global Leadership and Understanding from the same university. She received her Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2020 from Stockton University. Amanda relocated from New Jersey to North Carolina to begin her career at Dymond Speech and Rehab as a clinical fellow. She holds a provisional license from the North Carolina Board of Examiners and is working towards the requirements for certification through the American Speech Language Hearing Association. On the weekends, Amanda enjoys hiking, cycling, going to the beach, and working in her garden.
Taylor Roseto, M.S., OTR/L, received her Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Gannon University in 2018, then went on to receive her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in 2019 from the same university. She is licensed with the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy and the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. She relocated from Pennsylvania to North Carolina shortly after becoming certified, where she began her career here at Dymond Speech & Rehab. Taylor is passionate about working with the pediatric population, and especially enjoys providing early intervention services. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her family.
Rachel Alderton, M.S., OTR/L, received her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in 2020 from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She is licensed with the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy and the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. She relocated from Maryland to North Carolina shortly after becoming certified, where she began her career here at Dymond Speech & Rehab. Rachel has always wanted to work with the pediatric population, and especially loves providing services for medically complex children. In her spare time, she enjoys watching baseball, spending time with her family and dog, traveling, and going to the beach.
We are in Network with the following companies:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
BCBS Healthy Blue
CIGNA Health Care
Word on the Street
"We searched for over a year to find somewhere that had sensory-based therapy that accepted our healthcare. I am very happy with the progress both our children have made with Dymond. They are professional, innovative, caring, and thorough. I highly recommend their services and the office support is wonderful as well."
Southern Pines, NC
"I love the fact that everyone works together here. Everyone that works with Isaac is great and treats him like he's the only child they have to work with. Anytime I have questions, all the therapists sit there and talk to me until all my questions are answered."
"Put simply, we could not be more thrilled with the Dymond Clinic. From the warm and friendly environment to the competent and dedicated therapists; the total experience has been positive. Even the office staff could not have been more accommodating in meeting our scheduling needs. My daughter has benefited immensely from the therapy she has received. We are very grateful for the personal and comprehensive approach."
Spring Lake, NC
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113 Hillcrest Drive
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