Meet The Staff
Laura Wettig, OTR/L joined Monkey Mouths in April 2019 as an Occupational Therapist. She attended Texas A&M University and earned her graduate degree at UT Medical Branch. Laura loves working with kids because she knows she’s making an impact during the most vital time in heir development, an impact that will last a lifetime. There’s nothing more fulfilling than that! In her spare time Laura loves going to fun events in Fort Worth, watching Netflix, reading, travelling and hanging out with friends.
Emily Woodby, M.S., CF-SLP-Intern joined Monkey Mouths in 2019 as a speech pathology graduate from Baylor University and is completing her Clinical Fellowship year under the supervision of Emma Pate. She has training in Apraxia and speech intelligibility techniques with use of the Sound Card System. Emily believes in creating a fun environment in order to motivate each child and help them reach their fullest potential. In her free time Emily enjoys cheering on the Cowboys and playing with her dogs Lucy and Witten.
Claudia Wyngaarde, M.S., CCC-SLP has over 23 years of experience as a Speech Language Pathologist in private practice, pediatric hospital and school settings. She joined Monkey Mouths, LLC in 2018 and is a graduate of Baylor University. Claudia has training in Apraxia and speech intelligibility techniques with the use of Prompt. Her autism and social language techniques include training with Vincent Carbone PhD, ABA; Social Thinking by Michelle Garcia Winner M.S., CCC-SLP and The SCERTS Model, Patrick McGreevy PhD, BCBA. Claudia uses Sign Language to treat speech and language issues related to hearing impairment and she has training in fluency techniques - Preschool Fluency Training and Nina Reardon-Reeves M.S., CCC-SLP as well as augmentative communication techniques - PECS and Comprehensive Augmentative Communication Evaluations for Low-Tech and High-Tech Communication Devices. She is also trained in ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis).
Claudia believes the success of speech and language therapy includes the active participation and collaboration of parents so that skills learned in therapy can be worked at home and promote the child’s progress outside the therapy room. In her spare time Claudia enjoys music, traveling, crafts, exercise and spending time with her family and friends.