How Services Are Implemented
- A referral is received from the primary care physician.
- A comprehensive evaluation is completed by a certified therapist (Speech, Occupational or Physical Therapist).
- A treatment plan is created, in writing, to facilitate the improvement of speech/language skills, motor skills and/or sensory disorders.
- Families are involved every step of the way, being shown how to use newly learned skills in their home and/or school environments.
- Discontinuation of therapy services occurs when age-appropriate skills are achieved or when improvement is no longer evident.
A Few of Our Specialists
Jill Vought, M.S., CCC/SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist and the Owner of Communication Corner and More! Inc. with 25 years of experience, certified through the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Ms. Jill has a wide range of experience and expertise in the treatment of apraxia, oral motor disorders, feeding/swallowing disorders, autism, voice disorders, articulation/ phonological disorders, auditory processing disorders, craniofacial anomalies, reading disorders and receptive/expressive language disorders. In addition, Jill has a highly diversified background including experience in acute care, inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation, private practice, as well as skilled nursing facilities, with clinical expertise in pediatrics.
Jill is Level 1 PROMPT trained. She is trained in Beckman’s Oral Motor Treatment Protocol and is Hanen Certified in “It Takes Two to Talk” and “More Than Words”. She has attended extensive training in Lindamood-Bell Instruction for Reading and Comprehension including the following: “Visualizing and Verbalizing”, “Seeing Stars”, “Talkies” and “LiPS”. In addition, she has undergone extensive training for FEES (Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing).
Jill is en route to becoming an Orofacial Myologist, seeking certification through the International Association of Orofacial Myology. She is actively treating individuals with myofunctional disorders.
She has extensive hospital-based experience working for All Children's Hospital Specialty Care Center in Fort Myers, Florida and Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Jill also provided contract Speech Therapy services at Lutz Preparatory Charter School, 2011-2012 school year (www.lutzprep.org).
M.S. - 1996, Miami University, Oxford, OH
B.S. - 1994, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Jill has two daughters, ages 16 and 14. She enjoys spending time with her husband and children in her free time – especially if it involves going to the beach!
Ashley is our Lead Occupational Therapist. She graduated from Lees-McRea College (N.C.) in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. Ashley went on to complete her graduate studies at Milligan College (TN) in 2008, where she received her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. Ms. Ashley has a wide-range of experience in a variety of settings including: inpatient rehab, acute care, skilled nursing and outpatient pediatrics. Although Ashley enjoys working with many different populations, pediatrics is where her true passion lies. Ms. Ashley joined our team in March, 2018. She has continued her education and completed therapeutic training in the areas of, Sensory Processing Disorder, Reflex Integration, Astronaut Training, Visual and Vestibular rehab, Brain Gym, Therapeutic Listening Program, Integrated Listening, Pediatric feeding and Pediatric Yoga.
Ms. Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband, two fur babies, family and friends. She also enjoys traveling, cooking and running/working out.
Emily Buker graduated from Keiser University in 2014 with her Associate of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. She has been a member of our team at Communication Corner and More!, Inc. since 2014.
Emily is licensed by the state of Florida, and is certified by the National Board of Certification for Occupational Therapy. With over 5 years of experience volunteering to lead children's groups at camps, children’s clubs, and missions trips overseas, she has a passion for working with children. She has spent time coaching volleyball, teaching piano lessons, and enjoys leading a small weekly mentorship group for high school girls. Emily is certified in Interactive Metronome and recently participated in continuing education to implement Reflex Integration. She is a self-starter with a heart of gold!
Emily enjoys kayaking, ultimate frisbee, playing music, writing music and spending time with her friends and family.
My name is Jill
"Welcome to Communication Corner and More! My name is Jill and I have been a Speech-Language Pathologist for 25 years! I began this company in 2007 with just one goal in mind – to provide therapy with a personal touch. It is an honor to be a part of this community and be the place you call your therapy home."
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17718 Hunting Bow Circle
Lutz, FL 33558
2241 Green Hedges Way
Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
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Frequently Asked Questions
Here are a few questions that we've gotten over the past 10+ years of empowering kids to bloom and succeed through therapy. For a full list of FAQ, click here.
What happens during our first visit?
Will my insurance cover an evaluation and/or therapy?
How long will my child need therapy?
What insurance plans do you currently accept?
We are currently in-network for Advent Health, Aetna, Aetna Better Health, Allied, BCBS, CHAMPVA, Cigna, CMS, Coventry, Health First Health Plan, Humana, Meritain, Molina, Multiplan, Simply Health, Staywell, Straight Medicaid, Sunshine, Sunshine Healthy Kids, Tricare Select and Prime, UHC, and UMR. Although we are out of network with some insurance companies at this time, you may still be eligible for coverage depending on your plan. In addition, being in-network does not always guarantee coverage for disorders that are developmental in nature. Please call the office to discuss your options.