Who We Are
Holland Pediatric Therapy is owned by Diane Holland, M.S., CCC-SLP. Diane has over 30 years experience working with children and their families, including 22 years as Director of the John Morris Speech and Language Clinic, a clinic affiliated with the speech-language pathology program at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. She was also involved with the teaching of undergraduate speech pathology students. Diane has also worked in private pediatric practice prior to beginning her own clinic.
Diane received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She has been a member of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association since 1983. She has worked extensively for the past 25 years with children who have autism spectrum disorders, hearing loss, articulation and phonological delays, receptive and expressive language delays and fluency disorders. She has attended numerous training workshops including the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Childhood Apraxia of Speech, swallowing disorders, and Pam Marshalla’s oral motor therapy. Although she received the Regent’s Superior Teaching Award for her teaching in the speech-language pathology program at USAO, her biggest compliment was when one of the students in the speech pathology program described her as the “Child Whisperer” for her work in the pediatric speech and language clinic. She is privileged to be able to work with children with communication difficulties and their families.
Beth White joined us early in 2016. She has spent many years perfecting her “assisting” skills, first as a Dental Assistant, then as a tax office assistant, then later at Tinker AFB as a computer network programmer. After rearing 4 kids of her own, she helped Cleveland Elementary as the Library Assistant then the Health Assistant. She is thrilled to be “assisting” her long-time friend and neighbor, “Miss DiDi”, as Diane builds the next phase of her dream. Check in with Beth when you arrive for your appointments. (Just follow the sound of country music) She’ll take good care of you.
Gloria is the billing specialist at Holland Pediatric Therapy. She is bilingual Spanish and English, so provides translator services for our Spanish speaking patients and parents. She received an associate degree in Psychology from Oklahoma City Community College. She is an integral part of the office team, and alongside Ms. Beth, can assist you with any scheduling or billing questions that you have.
Sarah grew up in Norman, OK and loves to pursue an active and healthy lifestyle. She enjoys running, biking and paddleboarding and spending time with her family. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of Oklahoma and has worked extensively for the past 12 years with children who have pediatric dysphagia (feeding difficulties), articulation and phonological delays, receptive and expressive language delays, autism spectrum disorders and fluency disorders. She has received extensive training in pediatric dysphagia, including Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) as well as many others. She also obtained continuing education in Pam Marshalla’s articulation therapy techniques and in Childhood Apraxia of Speech, recently attending the National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She is dedicated to working with children and their families to help them reach their greatest potential.
Jeannine enthusiastically joined the HPT team in July 2016 when she moved to Norman. She brings to Holland Pediatric Therapy clinic more than twenty-two years of experience in speech and language therapy. She has worked in a variety of professional settings including hospitals, public and private schools, child development centers, and outpatient speech therapy clinics. Jeannine also owned and operated a successful private speech therapy practice for ten years. She has extensive experience working with children who have autism spectrum disorders, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, apraxia of speech, phonological disorders, articulation delays, receptive and expressive language disorders, and hearing loss and fluency disorders. Jeannine attends training workshops every year and has received specialized training in augmentative communication systems, phonological and phonemic awareness, literacy instruction, and treatment approaches for disorders of speech fluency.
Jeannine graduated in the top of her class with a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and was awarded Outstanding Academic Achievement from the University of Oklahoma. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Arts and Sciences of Oklahoma where she studied under Diane Holland, the owner of Holland Pediatric Therapy.
Jeannine says, “As a student, I learned from the best speech therapist in the State, and now I am so happy to be working with her as a colleague! Truly, one of my greatest joys is sharing in the joy a family and their child experience when their child is able to communicate, being understood and able to understand.”
Amy has practiced as a SLP for 28 years. She specializes in working with children that have hearing impairments and wear cochlear implants or hearing aids. Amy became a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist/Certified Auditory Verbal Therapist in 2015. She believes in early intervention and using a family focused approach knowing that children learn best in their natural environments and with the parent being the primary teacher. She incorporates music and literacy into all her therapy sessions. She also uses a thematic approach and coaches the parents how to carryover goals into the home setting.
Amy attended The Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S.) Approach to Feeding. She helped create and implement a S.O.S. feeding program for toddlers and young children at Holland Pediatric Therapy. She works with parents to reason out why their child will not eat and begins systematic desensitization strategies to decrease the feeding problems.
Amy attended the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and earned her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology. Amy and her husband live in Norman and have two sons and two daughters-in-law. She is delighted to be practicing in Norman again. Amy has a passion for all that is possible for children with speech-language delays and feeding difficulties.
Ashlee grew up in Norman, Oklahoma. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma where she studied under clinic owner Diane Holland, who was the director of pediatric speech-language therapy clinic at the university. Ashlee received her Master of Science from the University of Central Oklahoma. She has been a member of ASHA since 2013. Ashlee has worked in both the public school setting and private clinic setting. She has attended numerous trainings workshops, including Picture Exchange Communication System. Ashlee has worked extensively with children who have autism spectrum disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, hearing loss, receptive and expressive language disorders, articulation and phonological delays, and fluency disorders. She thoroughly enjoys working with children and their families to help them find their voice. She feels being a speech pathologist is the most fun and rewarding career.
Aubrey is a southern Oklahoma native and joined the Holland Pediatric Team in 2017. She graduated with her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Oklahoma State University. Aubrey’s therapy experience includes working with children who have autism spectrum disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, phonological disorders, articulation delays, receptive and expressive language disorders, and fluency disorders. She loves to incorporate books and crafts into therapy to make learning fun (and more effective!). Aubrey recently attended training in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), fluency disorders, pediatric feeding and swallowing, and Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy techniques. Her favorite part of her job is helping children enjoy communication and sharing joy with families as the watch their children’s communication skills grow.
Genavieve is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. She has a Master’s degree in speech language pathology. She has been working with children with speech and language needs for three years. Genavieve strives to make therapy fun and engaging by doing play-based therapy or incorporating activities such as crafts. She is excited to help as many children as she can learn to communicate.
McKenzie Adams was born and raised in Oklahoma. She became interested in speech pathology while in high school. She attended the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma for her Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. While in her senior year of undergraduate studies she was given the opportunity to work with clients on campus. At this time, she began to realize her passion for early intervention. She pursued her Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Oklahoma State University. During graduate school, she completed rotations at the Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany, OK, Pediatric ENT in Edmond, OK, and Integris Jim Thorpe in OKC, OK.
McKenzie has experience working with clients with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Parkinson’s, TBI, Cerebral Palsy, AAC, voice disorders, aphasia, dysarthria, feeding and swallowing disorders, as well as various speech and language impairments. She is SpeakOut and Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) certified, and is passionate about providing children the tools they need to further their ability to communicate effectively.