Theraplay, LLC  
Providing pediatric speech, occupational and developmental therapy in Lee, Harnett, Moore & surrounding counties in N.C.
135 Chatham Street, Sanford, NC 27330 | Phone 919-774-1281 | Fax 919-774-1282 
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Let us help you help your child blossom!


Jeanine is a graduate of Hampton University and received her Master's degree from The George Washington University. Jeanine is experienced in working with children with autism, developmental delays, applied behavioral analysis, apraxia and the use of PROMPT to treat apraxia. She has worked in various environments including public schools, daycare centers, autism classrooms and homes.
She is also the owner of We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym - Sanford, a sensory gym for all kids.

Jeanine is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association and is also a member of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She is the mother of a wonderful son; she loves to read, spend time with her family and learn more about holistic health.
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Melissa Dinkler, CBRS provider and supervisor

Melissa has worked with children five and under for more than fifteen years. She is experienced working with children with developmental delays, autism, Down Syndrome, visual impairments and other various disabilities. In 2013, she received her Infant, Toddler and Family Specialist Certification from the state of North Carolina. She has worked in classrooms, daycare centers and homes providing early intervention services to children and support for families and caregivers.

Janet Dildine, SLP
Janet has worked in the field of Special Education since 1982. She earned her Master's degree in Special Education from North Carolina State University in 1987 and was employed in a wide variety of situations including early Intervention, parks and recreation, Job Coaching, group homes and respite care. She worked with people of all ages, from infants to adults, with various special needs including autism, behavioral and cognitive impairment, hearing and visual impairments, learning impairments, physical impairments and traumatic brain injury. She earned her Master's degree in Speech-language pathology from Appalachian State University in 1998. For 16 years she worked as a speech-language pathologist in Chatham County Schools with students from preschool to high school, who had speech and language impairments.
Janet is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, of which she is also a member. She enjoys working in her garden, hiking, reading and hanging out with her cats and dog at home.

Taz Kang, OTR/L

Taz Kang is a Registered and Licensed Occupational Therapist who received his Master’s of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2013 from the University of Southern Indiana. As an Occupational Therapist, he has worked with the pediatric population ages 2-10 within New York City school system and Wake County school system as well as their natural home environment. He also worked with young adults diagnosed with intellectual disability, cerebral Palsy, developmental delay, and autism in an outpatient rehab clinic during his time in New York. He is experienced with working with children diagnosed with autism, sensory integration, and processing difficulties, developmental delays and intellectual disabilities. Taz is also kinesiology taping certified. Taz understands the skills necessary to promote function within the pediatric population. These skills include sensory integration, fine motor skills, handwriting skills, postural control, visual motor integration and visual perceptual skills. He wishes to bring his energy and skills to North Carolina as a pediatric occupational therapist.
Taz is also a member of AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association) and the NCOTA (North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association)  

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