Crystal attended the University of North Dakota where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders. She also received her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2018. During her professional career, she has had the opportunity to work with children with Developmental Delays, Feeding/Oral Motor Disorders, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Apraxia, Fluency Disorders, and Articulation/Phonological Disorders. She is trained in the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She strives to foster a positive environment in her therapy sessions and encourage a sense of confidence in the children she works with as they work to reach their full potential.
Crystal is originally from Devils Lake, ND. She loves to travel, read, and relax at home with her corgi and loved ones.
Kayla received her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Kayla’s professional interests include early language development, articulation/phonology, and apraxia of speech. She loves working with kids and being able to support their communication needs.
Lexi received her Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Minot State University in 2019. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Communication Disorders from Saint Cloud State University in 2017. Lexi’s professional interests include language development, speech-sound disorders, and anything related to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). She loves working with kids and enjoys guiding and supporting kids with communication needs.
Lexi is originally from West Fargo, ND and currently lives in Minot. She enjoys spending her free time at the gym, at the lake, or shopping on Amazon.
Linaya received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Hearing Sciences and Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She also holds her Autism Certificate, and is certified in Beckman Oral Motor Stretches and Massage. She spent her first 3 years working at a private practice pediatric clinic in Fargo, North Dakota. Linaya has experience with articulation, language delays, fluency, voice, cognition, and alternative and augmentative communication. Linaya’s areas of interest include: autism spectrum disorders, voice, and speech sound disorders. She is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. In her free time Linaya enjoys traveling, reading, being outdoors, and watching anything sports related (especially hockey and football)!
Mandy received her Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota in 2006. She has previous work experience in long term care. She joined the Red Door team in 2016 and loves working with children again! Mandy’s professional interests include cognitive-communication skills, dysphagia, orofacial myofunctional disorders, early language development, and articulation/phonology. She is an active member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
Amber received her Masters of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Dakota in 2006. Originally from Velva, ND, she has found a home in Bismarck following graduation. Amber’s experience in the hospital setting allowed a varied caseload including outpatient adults and pediatrics, NICU, acute care, inpatient rehab and long term care. Her professional interests include autism, childhood apraxia of speech, auditory processing, chromosomal disorders, augmentative and alternative communication and pediatric dysphagia (swallowing disorders). Amber holds Autism Certification through UND, certification in PECS, apraxia treatment training in PROMPT and training in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric dysphagia. Amber believes strongly that a whole language approach focusing on the child’s strengths; communication and coordination of service delivery with other providers; and keeping family’s goals and carryover needs can lead to greater outcomes. She holds a current license from the North Dakota State Board of Examiners on Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Amber serves on the North Dakota Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She is slowly learning to snowboard and knit from her husband as they spend time with their cats and new baby boy.