Sherry Brooks, M.S., CCC-SLP
Ms. Sherry is originally from Fairfax, VA. She graduated from Longwood University with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science and Minor in Special Education. She then went onto complete a Masters of Education in Speech Language Pathology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Sherry has provided therapy in a variety of settings to include private practice, clinics, hospital, and the school system. She has worked with the Early Intervention Program both in Virginia Beach, and in Jacksonville, NC. In the January of 2018, Sherry began working for Helping Hands, Inc., after spending some time at home with her young children.
She has had the privilege of working with children and their families with diverse needs. She has worked with children of all ages and a variety of disorders, delays, and syndromes to include patients with articulation and phonological disorders, apraxia of speech, expressive and receptive language delays, social language concerns, Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, developmental delays, feeding concerns, Fragile X, hearing impairment, patients with cochlear implants, auditory processing disorders, cleft lip and palate, Rhett Syndrome, Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 and 2, Neurofibromatosis, and other rare disorders. In addition, she has experience working with Augmentative Communication devices from low technology to high technology.
Ms. Sherry has received training in Debra Beckman’s Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention, Nancy Kaufman’s Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol, Suzanne Evan Morris' Nourishing the Whole Child, and Augmentative Communication Training with Linda Burkhart and Joan Bruno. Sherry enjoys working with families and developing communication strategies that work for their child and the family in a variety of settings.