Meet The Staff

  • Paige Faulder, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
  • Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist
  • Ft. Worth
  • Paige Faulder, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT has been working as a Speech-Language Pathologist for over 8 years. Paige began her career at Cook Children’s Medical Center. During her time at Cook, she developed a passion for the hearing impaired population with intervention focusing specifically on developing listening and spoken language skills in infants and children in a family-centered approach. She was a member of the Cochlear Implant Team at Cook and collaborated with ENTs, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists and social workers routinely to ensure the delivery of consistent, high-quality patient care. Paige attended the AEI (Alabama Ear Institute) Summer Institute as well as the TCU (Texas Christian University) Listening and Spoken Language Summer Institute, both intensive 2-week training courses consisting of lecture and hands-on practice using Auditory-Verbal techniques and strategies. In 2011, she became a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist (LSLS Cert. AVT). In addition to providing direct AVT services at Cook, Paige also supervised graduate student interns, clinical fellows and new hires and in 2012-2013, served as the Rehab Services Clinic Lead. Currently, in addition to being a member of the Monkey Mouths team, she is also a Clinical Supervisor at the Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders at TCU. Paige supervises graduate speech-language pathology student clinicians providing family-centered intervention to children with hearing impairments under the direction of Emily Lund, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor. She strongly believes that active parent participation and parent coaching in therapy sessions are key components to successful listening and spoken language outcomes. Paige and her husband, Chase, have a young son and daughter. They love spending time together as family especially when it involves cheering on the TCU Horned Frogs!

                

  • Lindsey Getske, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Fort Worth
  • Lindsey Getske, M.S., CCC-SLP joined the Monkey Mouths team in March 2017. Before joining Monkey Mouths, Lindsey earned her B.A. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of New Mexico and her M.S. in Speech Language Pathology from Texas Tech University Health Science Center. She has worked with Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) and worked almost 3 years in another pediatric outpatient clinic in the DFW area. Lindsey has received training in Deborah Beckman's Oral Motor Training, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) level one, Sound Card System, and Nancy Kaufman Apraxia System. Lindsey enjoys using simple American Sign Language (ASL) and visual cueing to increase opportunities for effective communication. Lindsey believes there is nothing more rewarding than watching a client's progress, whether it be using a word/sign/picture to communicate consistently or being able to produce the “l” in lion for the first time. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, working out, and exploring the DFW area.

     

  • Annie Gist M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Coppell
  • Annie Gist, M.S., CCC-SLP joined Monkey Mouths, LLC in July 2015 as a speech pathologist graduate from the University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to joining Monkey Mouths, Annie previously worked at HCR Manor Care Health Services and completed her clinical fellowship there. Annie was the president of the National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association at UTD during graduate school. She is proficient in assistive technology integration including clinically relevant use of the iPad, and she is also proficient in American Sign Language. Annie has been trained in the Sound Card SystemPROMPT therapy, Talk Tools Oral-Motor Placement TherapyLori Overland Sensory-Motor Feeding Therapy, Nancy Kaufman Apraxia System, and Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VPI). Annie believes creating a fun and encouraging therapy environment that is centered on each child’s needs is critical for learning and accomplishing new skills. She hopes to empower children and their families to feel comfortable working on ideas and concepts in their home environment for maximum carry-over of newly learned skills. In her free time she enjoys doing arts and crafts, cooking, and spending time with her husband, Mason, and their dog Sammy. 
  • Jamie Jenkins, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Coppell
  • Jamie Jenkins, M.A., CCC-SLP has been a practicing speech-language pathologist for over 6 years. She began her career in the school system with Lewisville Independent School District. Jamie worked at a private practice in the Dallas area focusing primarily on the treatment of children with autism before joining Monkey Mouths. Jamie has received training in Sound Card System, Picture Exchange Communication System, Talk Tools Oral Placement Therapy, PROMPT, and Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD). Jamie has received extensive training in autism with the Social Communication Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support model (SCERTS). She believes successful speech and language therapy includes effective collaboration among the SLP, the family, and all other service professionals. Jamie enjoys spending time with her husband, Lyndon, two sons, and their dog. 

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    Monkey Mouths is dedicated to alleviating injustice at the local, national and international levels. In addition to regular support of many local charities, beginning May 1, 2011, Monkey Mouths will donate a portion of all income to the International Justice Mission (IJM) IJM is a human rights agency that secures justice for children who are victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression.