Occupational Therapists

Amy Perry, OTR/L

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Director of Therapy
Amy received her degree in Occupational Therapy from Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory, North Carolina. She has worked with children in the hospital, home, school, aquatic, and outpatient settings. She and husband, Bill, launched Foundations Therapy in 2003. Their passion is to provide a family atmosphere, quality therapy, and to be a resource for those in need. Amy specializes in the area of Sensory Processing Disorder and does presentations within the community. She has received extensive training in various therapeutic strategies, such as Astronaut Training, Brain Gym®, Therapeutic Listening®, Balametrics, oral motor techniques, handling, Handwriting Without Tears®, Getting It Write, and infant massage. She is Certified in the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT), Certified Trainer in Interactive Metronome®, Certified in Advanced Therapeutic Listening®, Certified in Infant Massage, and Certified in the Sequential Oral Sensory Feeding Protocol.
In her spare time, she chases after her three school-age boys. She enjoys relaxation at the park, fishing, and staying cool in a pool. She also enjoys anything outdoors where her boys can run and be boys!
Email: aperry@foundationstherapy.net

Andrea Schutz, LOT

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Andrea graduated with a degree in occupational therapy from Utica College of Syracuse University.  She has a history working in the field of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital where she supervised Occupational Therapy students for 7 years.  She has worked in the school system for over 20 years.  She specializes in working with children on the Autism Spectrum.  She has a listening ear that allows her to meet the child and family right where they are and help them.
Andrea enjoys dancing, music, and taking a stroll on beautiful Clearwater Beach at sunset.

Kristin W Dawson, OTR/L

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Kristin received her degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Florida and has been a practicing pediatric therapist for over 20 years. She holds two minors from Florida State University in Child Development and Child and Adolescent Psychology. Kristin has worked in the hospital, school, home, outpatient, aquatic and hippo therapy settings. Kristin currently specializes in the area of Sensory Processing Disorder, ADD/ADHD, learning differences, executive function disorder, dysgraphia, and behavior management. She has extensive training in various handwriting programs including Getting It Write, Loops ‘N Groups, Handwriting Without Tears®, Vision Therapy Training and Treatment, Sensory Processing Disorders, Neurodevelopmental Treatment, Craniosacral Therapy, Aquatic Therapy and Hippotherapy. Kristin provides workshops in the community and school settings. She is a Certified Early Intervention Specialist and Certified Educator of Infant Massage.
In her free time, Kristin loves to cheer on her three children at their various sports and activites. She loves the outdoors and enjoys photography.

Vicki Stevenson, OTR/L

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Vicki received her degree in Occupational Therapy from Brunel University London and has been a practicing OT for over 20 years, working in both Britain and America. She specializes in treating children with a range of differences including Sensory Processing Disorders, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Executive Function Disorders, fine motor/handwriting differences, and behavioral issues. She has received comprehensive training in various therapeutic strategies including Sensory Integration, The Neurokinesthetic Approach, Handwriting Without Tears®, Brain Gym®, Approach to Developmental Coordination Disorder, The TEACCH Program and Sydney Chu’s Handwriting Program.
When Vicki is not busy at Foundations Therapy, she is chasing after her own two wonderful teenage sons who play three sports each!

Tammie Hicks, COTA/L

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

Tammie received her degree from Palm Beach Community College in Lake Worth, Florida. She has been a practicing therapist for 24 years, working in hospital, outpatient, pediatric outpatient, and school-system settings. She has received training in Masgutova Method (MNRI) Reflex Integration Techniques, Myofascial Release, Loops and Other Groups, Cursive Writing, Astronaut Training, behavior management, and is Certified in Therapeutic Listening®.
After living in Maine, she returned to Florida and enjoys baseball games, swimming, snorkeling, travel, kayaking, camping, and photography while spending time with her family. She enjoys the warm, sunny weather.

Physical Therapist

Stacee Schyler Broome, MSPT

Pediatric Physical Therapist

Schyler received her Master’s of Physical Therapy degree from the University of South Florida. She has worked as a therapist for 13 years in home health, inpatient and pediatric clinic settings.
She enjoys being active with her two young boys and is an advocate for recess and healthy lunches in Florida schools.

Speech-Language Pathologists

Bill Perry, M.S., CCC-SLP

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

Director of Business
Bill received his Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of South Florida. Bill has worked in private clinic, outpatient, inpatient, public school, private school, and preschool settings. He specializes in language literacy and children with feeding challenges. Bill utilizes techniques from multiple Orton-Gillingham based dyslexia interventions. He is a certified Barton Reading and Spelling System® tutor. He is trained in Lindamood Bell’s LiPS® , Seeing Stars® , and Visualizing and Verbalizing® programs, and the Wilson Reading System®. Bill is also a member of The International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Florida Chapter of IDA. To keep up with current research, he attends conferences relating to dyslexia on an annual basis.
With feeding, Bill uses an oral sensory approach in his therapy sessions. Bill is certified in the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding, and has attended advanced trainings in SOS. He is trained in TalkTools’® Sensory Motor Approach to Feeding, Oral Placement Therapy, Oral Motor Therapy: Assessment and Program Plan Development, and Jaw Stability programs. Bill also implements oral motor exercises from the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol. Bill is a Certified Interactive Metronome® Trainer.
Bill was a high school teacher and coach of multiple sports. He and his wife Amy have three active boys. He enjoys playing tennis and fishing.
Email: bperry@foundationstherapy.net

Courtney Householder, M.S., CCC-SLP

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

Courtney received her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of South Florida. She has clinical experience in outpatient, rehabilitation hospital, and school settings. She is certified as an Interactive Metronome® trainer and has completed TalkTools® training in oral placement therapy and oral motor therapy. She enjoys working with children in the areas of oral motor, articulation and language delays, and working with children on the Autism Spectrum. Courtney has a passion for kids which is evident in the time, energy and excitement she puts into preparing and “playing” with each of her clients.
In her free time, Courtney enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing softball, reading, and traveling.

Leslie Gibbons, M.S., CCC-SLP

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

Leslie received her degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Baylor University. She has experience working in outpatient, hospital, and school settings. She is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist, has been through the TEACCH training (Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication-Handicapped Children). She has been trained in the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol.
Leslie is an avid reader and enjoys spending quality time with her family.

Caitlin Jones, M.S., CCC-SLP

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

Caitlin received her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of South Florida. She enjoys working with children in the areas of language delays, articulation, social disorders, and reading disabilities. She has worked in the school and outpatient settings.
In her free time, Caitlin loves singing, playing guitar, and spending time with family and friends. She is married and enjoys being a mom to her baby girl.

Lisa Stratton, MA, CCC-SLP

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

Lisa graduated with her degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Central Florida. She has experience working in the outpatient, school, and home settings. She enjoys working with children in the areas of oral motor, feeding, articulation, language delays, and Central Auditory Processing Disorder. She uses techniques such as Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson’s Horn and Straw Programs, Beckman Oral Motor Protocol, and various oral motor techniques, such as Boshart Techniques and Overland Protocols. She uses the LiPS Program from Lindamood Bell and enjoys working with all disciplines in order to maximize progress for each child.
In her free time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family, scrapbooking, photography, and doing seasonal craft projects.

Debra Kalodoukas, M.S.C., CCC-SLP

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

Debbie graduated with her Master’s from Auburn University. With over 30 years experience as a Pediatric Therapist, she brings a vast amount of knowledge to Foundations Therapy from her work in both school and outpatient settings.
Debbie also enjoys traveling, window shopping, and spending time discussing recently-enjoyed novels.

Theresa Ruth, M.S.C., CCC-SLP

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

Theresa completed her Bachelors Degree from Florida State University and received her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of South Florida. She has over 22 years experience in school settings, including 12 years in dual role of Lead Teacher and SLP in a Pre-K Communication Disorders Classroom. She has completed TalkTools® training in oral placement therapy. She enjoys working with children in the areas of oral motor, articulation and language delays. In her free time, Theresa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and traveling.

Karen Kamm M.A., CCC-SLP

Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

Karen received both her B.A. and M.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Florida. She has practiced in a variety of settings including early intervention home, public and private school, pediatric clinic, and hospital. She has received advanced trainings in the areas of apraxia, feeding, cleft/lip palate, cortical visual impairment, and autism spectrum disorder. While she enjoys working with children of all ages her primary area of interest is in early intervention working with children and their families in the birth to five years population. Karen and her husband are parents to three children. Anytime she can sneak away she will be outside and running the trails or beach.

Office Staff

Deanna Maier

Deanna is a California native who moved to Hurlburt Field, Florida while serving in the Air Force. She met her future husband there, and they have been married now for 28 years. The military life kept them moving, until they finally moved back to the Clearwater area in 2003. Deanna has two children ages 15 and 8. “As a family, we love to watch movies.” Also, Deanna has worked with children since 1996 doing children’s ministry or working in a preschool. She joined Foundations Therapy in August 2013.