Jessica Hawkins, M.A., CCC-SLP
Director, In-Motional Development, LLC
Jessica Hawkins is a nationally certified and state licensed speech-language pathologist and certified children's yoga teacher with 12 years of experience working in pediatric settings. Jessica has had the opportunity to work with a variety of populations and disorders including developmental delays, feeding and oral motor disorders, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, language-based literacy disorders, fluency, disorders, medically fragile children, articulation and phonological disorders, ADHD, language and sensory processing disorders, and anxiety-based language disorders.
For nearly a decade she has worked in early intervention, providing routines-based intervention strategies and coaching to parents and caregivers. Jessica has a passion for meeting families where they are, addressing barriers that impact development, and providing solutions that are seamlessly woven into the natural context of a child's day. Her expertise extends to social-emotional development and and she is adept at helping families handle issues that underlie the development of speech and language including sleep, feeding, behavior, and play skills.
Jessica has received specialized training in the Social-Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (SEFEL)/Pyramid Model, feeding assessment and intervention, PROMPT, Social Thinking, Talk Yoga, the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), The Floortime Method, mindfulness practices for speech language therapy, practice-based coaching, and the influence of anxiety on speech and language development. Jessica is certified in children's yoga, levels 1-3, by Radiant Child Yoga.
In-Motional Development, LLC
Serving the Greater Olney, MD Area
In-Motional Development offers Talk Yoga classes at select community locations in the Greater Olney area as well as in private schools and child care settings.
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Currently, Talk Yoga is enrolling at Shaare Torah Congregations on Mondays, beginning 2/24/20, from 4:00-4:45pm for children ages 3-6 years old. Register at: https://www.shaaretorah.org/event/talk-yoga-.html