Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
I received my Bachelor’s degree in Speech Therapy at Caribbean University in Puerto Rico. I have been working with children and adolescents of special needs for over 6 years. My clinical experience includes work in early intervention, public schools and private clinics. I have worked with children with Autism throughout my years of internship and clinical career. I am also bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish. In my spare time I enjoy visiting new places, learning new things and spending time with my son.
Alara Sabuncuyan, M.A., CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Alara received her Bachelor of Science in Speech Language Pathology and Psychology from the University of Texas at Dallas, and her Master of Arts in Speech Language Pathology from The George Washington University. She initially interned at a school district in Alexandria, Virginia with special needs students, then was at a private practice in Frederick, Maryland for her clinical fellowship, and lastly in pediatric home health in Dallas, Texas before coming to WINGS. She has certifications in LSVT Loud and is PROMPT trained. She is also multilingual and is fluent in Turkish and English and proficient in Armenian. In her spare time, she likes to play with her dog Banksy, do arts and crafts, and do Pilates.
Stephanie Williams, MS, OTR/L
Stephanie received her bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Neuroscience from Purdue University, and then went on to earn her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2016. She has always had a passion for working with the Autism population, and has experience working as an OT at a school-based autism center as well as in clinic-based outpatient settings. She has completed trainings/certifications in the Zones of Regulation, Integrated Listening Systems (iLS), sensory integration, praxis intervention, and primitive reflex integration. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, skiing, crafting, and spending time with her dog, Ruby.
Natalie Sum, OTR/L
Natalie received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine. She received her doctorate in occupational therapy from Samuel Merritt University. Prior to OT school, she was an ABA therapist for 5 years. She has been working with individuals with special needs ranging from children to adults for over 6 years. Her experience includes school-based OT, pediatric acute care, and outpatient early intervention. She spent several summers coaching basketball camps for typical and special needs kids. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, surfing, and rock climbing.
John Mulcahy, M.S., MT-BC
John earned a Masters of Science in Music Therapy degree from Molloy College in Rockville Centre, NY. John holds post-graduate certifications in Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy and Neurologic Music Therapy. Over the past ten years, John has worked with children and adolescents with special needs in school, neuro rehabilitation, pediatric acute care, and mental health settings. Prior to working as a music therapist, John worked for several years as a teacher assistant and music educator working with children diagnosed on the autism spectrum. When he is not working, John enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with his family.