Shauni Holcomb received her Master’s in Speech Language Pathology in 2014 through Idaho State University. She is the program manager for Imagine and provides supervision and teaching within the clinic. She is very passionate about helping every child reach their full communication potential and utilizes a naturalistic and play-based therapy approach. Shauni specializes in early speech and language development, early social communication, and working with children with autism, Down syndrome, and other developmental delays as well as children with sensory and behavior challenges. Shauni has experience utilizing high and low tech Augmentative and Alternative Communication systems to support language development, is an advocate for early social communication, and has extensive training in applied behavior analysis and evidence based practices. Additionally, Shauni has a background in Intensive Behavior Intervention, Habilitative Intervention, and Developmental Therapy.
Shauni enjoys camping, spending time with her family, and reading. She is also actively involved in her non-profit organization Bundled Blessings.
Specialties: Early speech and language development, Special Needs (autism, Down syndrome, developmental delay), Behavioral Challenges, Pragmatics (Social Communication)
Office Manager and Billing Specialist
Jeff joined the Imagine team in 2016. He joined the Air Force straight out of high school and served 31 years. His role at Imagine consists of various administrative responsibilities. He enjoys working with people of all ages. In his free time, he likes to travel, hike, camp and spend time with his family.
Kelly joined the Imagine team in 2017 shortly after graduating with her Master’s degree from Murray State University in Kentucky. Kelly enjoys working with all ages across the life span and loves working with pragmatic/social skills, language delays, and articulation disorders. She has a gerontology certificate and is LSVT certified (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment). Since moving to Idaho, she has enjoyed exploring the outdoors and eating at local restaurants. In her free time, Kelly likes to bake, ride her bicycle, and take her dog on walks along the green belt.
Specialties: Feeding difficulties, articulation disorders, play-based therapy, child and adult language disorders
Jessi received her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2011 from Idaho State University and went on to earn her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Loma Linda University in 2014. Jessi has worked with children and young adults of all ages in both private practice and elementary school settings. Jessi enjoys working with all communication disorders, but especially enjoys working with stuttering. Jessi is a PROMPT trained therapist. Jessi loves backpacking, hiking and exploring the mountains of Idaho.
Specialties: Stuttering, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Social/Pragmatic Language, behavior disorders, Autism spectrum disorders
Mackenna’s interest in speech and language started at a young age, her mother is profoundly deaf, and growing up seeing the various communication challenges her mother faced provided her with a passion for helping others communicate. Mackenna received her undergraduate degree in English from Whitworth University, and completed a post-baccalaureate year studying Communication Sciences and Disorders at Pacific University. Mackenna recently graduated from The University of Montana where she received her Masters in Speech Language Pathology. Mackenna provides both school-based speech therapy and private therapy. Mackenna enjoys working with children of all ages and specializes in early intervention, autism, Down Syndrome, and social-pragmatic language skills. In her free time Mackenna enjoys creative writing, sampling teas, and relaxing with her cat, Shakespeare.
Specialties: play based therapy, early intervention, autism, social-pragmatic skills, down syndrome
Kailey received her Bachelor’s degree in Communicative Sciences and Disorders in 2016 and Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology in 2018, both from the University of Montana. Kailey completed her final clinical case study on neurologically based motor speech impairments in children, with specific emphasis on dysarthria in children with cerebral palsy. Special Interests and Experience. During graduate school, Kailey had the opportunity to work with clients across the lifespan. Although Kailey enjoys working with various speech and/or language challenges children face, she is especially interested in autism spectrum disorders, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and language delays/disorders. She has experience implementing AAC, as well as using ABA therapy. Kailey is a Montana native who recently moved to Idaho to experience new things. She enjoys any outdoor activity, especially hiking. She also enjoys spontaneous road trips, craft projects, and watching football or hockey.
Specialties: AAC, behavior disorders, autism spectrum disorders.