Our Team

We are the pediatric therapy experts. We serve children with autism and variety of other a developmental delays and neurological disorders in Danville, Martinsville, South Boston, Lynchburg and Roanoke, Virginia. We offer our services in the best environment for the child – in our kid-friendly outpatient clinics or in the child’s home or daycare or school.

We are Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, educators, behavior specialists and office professionals. We work collaboratively across disciplines to ensure that each child receives the maximum benefit from our therapy and autism services.

We are equipped with specialized education, training and skills to hugely impact the lives of the children we serve. We appreciate the opportunity to share our expertise to benefit children across Southern Virginia.

Danville Office

Danielle Peppler, PT, DPT
Clinic Manager & Pediatric Physical Therapist
Christina Pegues, MS, CCC-SLP/L
Speech-Language Pathologist
Amanda Dix, OTR/L
Pediatric Occupational Therapist
Ralene Gray
Clinic Aide
Laura Hash
Office Manager
Tia Hawker, MS, CCC-SLP/L
Speech-Language Pathologist
Cindy Hayes, PT
Physical Therapist
Christi Haynes, OTR/L
Pediatric Occupational Therapist
Mandy Showalter, MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
Katie Smallidge, PT, DPT
Brittany Russell, CF-SLP
Allison Crumpton, OTR/L
McKenzie Finch, COTA/L
Addison Goodman, PT, DPT

Lynchburg & Roanoke Office

Laurie Henderson, PT, DPT
Pediatric Physical Therapist
Jennifer Miller, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Chrissy Putney, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist, Clinic Manager of Physical Therapy
Meagan Stanger, MS CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist, Clinic Manager of Speech Therapy
Lisa Tharpe, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Patty Wolters, COTA/L
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Aurelie Foster, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Angela Ripley, PT. DPT
Katie Gray, MSOT, OTRL/L
Corey Woodford, MOT, OTR/L
Sara Layne, MOT
Samantha Armstrong, M.S., CF-SLP
Georgette Triplett, M.S., CF-SLP
Hely Pradhan, M.S., CF-SLP
April Blankenship
Administrative Assistant

Martinsville Office

Brooke Prillaman, MOT, OTR/L
Clinical Manager
Denise Sabo, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Renae Slate, COTA
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Kerry Carswell, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist
Darleni Dalton
Mackenzie Gaetano

South Boston Office

Amy Crenshaw, MS, CCC-SLP
Clinic Manager & Speech-Language Pathologist
Lisa Phelps
Front Office Coordinator
Kathleen Sibley, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Morgan Trent, CF-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Building Blocks of Southern Virginia

Ilaria Cotten, BA, MBA-HRM
Director of Education
Maria Cantner
General Education Teacher
Samantha Bronk
Lead Technician of Creative Arts
Ebony Coleman
Programming and Training Specialist
Rachael C. Huggins
Behavior Analyst
Reva Padu
Office/Project Manager
Shannon Phelps
Administrative Assistant
Tina Stone
Lead Technician of Instructional Support
Hunter Williard
Special Education Teacher

Building Blocks of Central Virginia

Malorie Pittman
Special Education Teacher
MIa Danko
Office Assistant
Dailee Helfrich
Autism Specialist

Behavioral Health

Christina Horton
Behavioral Health Office Administrator
Jessica Petrucelli, MS, BCBA, LBA
Board Certified Behavioral Analyst
Meghan Talley, MS, BCBA, LBA
Board Certified Behavioral Analyst
Vera 'Abbie' Thompson, SLPA

Remote Employees

Blake Miller
Billing Specialist
Whitney Shields
Compliance and Marketing Specialist


Kristen Barker, OTR/L
Executive Director & Co-Owner
Tommy Mathena
President & Co-Owner