Meet The Staff
Catherine Hambly M.A., CCC-SLP has been a speech pathologist since 2001. She holds a Master's Degree in Communication Sciences from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH and a Master's Degree in Culture and Values in Education from MCGill University in Montreal, QC, Canada. Previous to Monkey Mouths, Catherine worked at the Montreal Fluency Centre as well as in private practice before she joined the Autism Spectrum Disorders Research Program at Montreal Children's Hospital. While there, she provided the Hanen Centre's "More Than Words" parent-training intervention within a research program.
Catherine is PROMPT Therapy Level 1 and Level 2 trained. She has utilized the Hanen Centre's "More Than Words" and "It Takes Two To Talk" since 2003. She is Pictuure Exchange Communication System (PECS) trained for children who would benefit from utilizing augmentative communication. She has completed the Lidcome Program for Childhood Stuttering and is trained in the the Wilson Reading System.
Catherine is married, lives in Ft. Worth and has two children. She has founded the "Fort Worth Connections: Learning Differences" facebook group and is a Cub Scout tiger den leader.
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.
Blair McClatchy, M.S., CF-SLP joined Monkey Mouths in July 2016 as a speech pathology graduate from the University of Texas at Dallas. Blair is completing her Clinical Fellowship Year under the supervision of Erin Bernett and Kristi Rollins. Upon employment at Monkey Mouths, Blair received training in the Sound Card System, PROMPT therapy, Talk Tools Oral-Motor Placement Therapy, Lori Overland Sensory-Motor Feeding Therapy, and the Nancy Kaufman Apraxia System. Blair believes parent involvement is essential for generalization of the child’s skills and crucial for their success. Blair enjoys traveling, arts and crafts, and spending time with her husband.