Sharilyn Mott, MS, CCC-SLP
Sharilyn is an ASHA certified speech and language pathologist with over 25 years of clinical experience evaluating and treating children and adults with various developmental and acquired disorders. Prior to beginning her private practice in 2009, she worked in many different clinical settings including hospitals, rehabilitation centers, outpatient clinics, early intervention centers and long term care facilities. She received her bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of New Hampshire in 1995 and her master's degree in Speech/Language Pathology from the Massachusetts General Hospital-Institute of Health Professions in 1997. Sharilyn has a special interest in autism spectrum disorders, voice disorders, speech sound disorders and childhood apraxia of speech. She is recognized by Apraxia Kids (www.apraxia-kids.org) as having training and expertise in childhood apraxia of speech and she is also PROMPT trained (https://promptinstitute.com/member/sharilynmott). She is licensed in the states of New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. Sharilyn lives in Dover, NH with her family. She is a proud mother to two beautiful children; her son with non-verbal autism and her "mature beyond her years " daughter.
Kristin MacInnis, MS, CCC-SLP
Kristin is an ASHA certified speech and language pathologist with over 7 years of experience who is driven by her passion to help all of her clients communicate effectively. A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Kristin has a diverse background of experience in her field. She has benefited from working both in the public school system and in private practices which have afforded her a special style of treatment and a unique insight into the needs of her clients. These environments have allowed her to work with a wide variety of ages across speech and language domains. She is licensed in the states of New Hampshire and Maine and she is recognized by Apraxia Kids (www.apraxia-kids.org) as having training and expertise in childhood apraxia of speech. Kristin thoroughly enjoys the challenges and growth that her work provides, and she recognizes the need for balance in life. When she is not working, she enjoys spending her time with her husband Ryan, her dog Charlie, her cat Olive, and her many wonderful plants. She is a life-long competitive swimmer. She also loves practicing yoga for the rewards it offers her body and her mind.
William "Jay" Lancaster, III, MS, CCC-SLP
Jay is an ASHA certified speech and language pathologist with over two years of experience assessing and treating children and adults with a broad range of communication needs. He received his bachelor's degree in 2015 in English from Vassar College in NY and his master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Emerson College in Boston in 2018. Jay's diverse clinical work in early intervention, elementary schools, and outpatient voice therapy have shaped his family-centered approach to improving speech and language outcomes. He maintains licenses in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. In his downtime, he enjoys the company of his wife and cat, playing piano, running, and gaming.
Kassie Zukowski, MA, CCC-SLP
Kassie is an ASHA certified speech/language pathologist who recently completed her clinical fellowship within the public school setting. She gained experience assessing and treating children and adults with a variety of communication abilities and needs throughout her graduate school clinical placements. Kassie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of New Hampshire in 2017 and a Master of Arts degree in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from San Diego State University in 2019. She holds state licensure in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. Outside of work, Kassie loves to spend time with her family in her hometown of Portsmouth, NH and she enjoys running, reading and working on puzzles.
Maura MacLellan, MS, CF-SLP
Clinical Fellow-Speech/Language Pathologist
Maura joined the team in the fall of 2020 as a Clinical Fellow-Speech/Language Pathologist under the direction and supervision of Sharilyn Mott, MS, CCC-SLP. Maura earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Justice Studies and a Minor in Spanish from the University of New Hampshire in 2015. Maura earned a Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Emerson College in Boston, MA in August 2020. During graduate school, she gained experience assessing and treating children and adults with various communication abilities and needs in a variety of clinical placements, including public schools and outpatient settings. Maura has successfully completed the ASHA Praxis examination. Outside of work, Maura loves to spend time with her family, exploring Boston, running, exercising and reading.
James Turmel, MS, CCC-SLP
James is an ASHA certified speech/language pathologist with over 4 years of experience evaluating and treating pediatric populations with varied medical complexity and communication needs. He has a passion for treating voice disorders and has a strong interest in Gender Affirming Voice Therapy for Trans and Non-Binary individuals. James earned a Bachelor's degree in both Communication Sciences and Disorders and Theatre, and then a Master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders both from the University of New Hampshire. James's background in an outpatient hospital setting and school settings, as well as his performing arts and voice training experience, has shaped his unique approach to treatment and improving speech and language outcomes for his clients and their families. He maintains licensure in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Outside of work, James loves to spend time with his family in Portsmouth, NH. He enjoys hiking, baking/candy making, singing, watching movies, and playing video games.
Nicole joined the practice as an administrative assistant in 2019 after several years of being a GCSLS parent. Her previous work experience in administrative services combined with navigating special needs' parenting has allowed her to not only be a tremendous support to our office and staff but also our clients. Nicole attended the University of Windsor, in her home country of Canada, where she majored in Communications. Nicole lives in Dover, NH with her husband, two sons and dog, Rosie. She enjoys being involved in the school community, exploring New England, and traveling with her family when she is not at work.