PlayRx Leadership

Sarah Clark - MS, OTR/L

Founder
Education
Master's Degree from University of Central Arkansas c/o 2011.
From
Raised in NLR, AR, still reside there.
Community Involvement
Special Olympics Arkansas - annual sponsorship and participation in SO-ROW in conjunction with Stronger Together Fitness, New Life Church, Arkansas Down Syndrome Network.
Personal Interests
CrossFit, Softball, coaching and training up my children as athletes, true crime shows/podcasts.
Special interests
Primitive reflex integration, play based therapy, Level 1 Blomberg Rhythmic Movement Certification.
Motivation
I opened PlayRx to allow myself to define a company based in the qualities that I found to be most effective within my years as a treating therapist: Play-Based, Family oriented, education/training/collaboration with community partners/daycare centers. I love the overall vibe and feel that my Staff at PlayRx presents. PlayRx Clinicians are extensions of myself in their clinical excellence and character and I am so proud of each of them for their unending interest in clinical growth, sharing of their views/clinical opinions, seeking out and sharing relevant continuing education and therapy materials, and the love and care that they extend to our community partners and parents/caregivers.

Brenna Kelley - COTA/L

Director of Clinical Operations
Education
Baptist Health Schools, Bachelors In Applied Management ATU
Personal Interests
Favorite food: Pizza; Favorite color: Blue; I love anything outdoors and time spent with my husband, son Trace, and our yellow lab River.
Motivation
Watching kids learn and achieve new milestones is the greatest blessing! Kids find happiness and excitement with the smallest things!! I have been blessed to be a part of PlayRX since the very early days! Hearing the passion and drive behind the scenes of our wonderful owner left no doubt that this is where I wanted to be and what I wanted to be a part of!!

Occupational Therapy Staff

Kaelyn Turner - MOT, OTR/L

OT Team Leader
Education
I obtained my masters degree from Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX.
Special interests
Neurological conditions such as cerebral palsy, brain injuries, seizures, autism, and ADHD, as well as sensory integration, and SOS feeding.
Community Involvement
I am a young adult leader at New Life Church.
From
I am from Sherwood, AR and attended high school at Sylvan Hills (go bears!).
Personal Interests
I love working out, traveling, and spending time with my husband!
Motivation
I opened PlayRx to allow myself to define a company based in the qualities that I found to be most effective within my years as a treating therapist: Play-Based, Family oriented, education/training/collaboration with community partners/daycare centers. I love the overall vibe and feel that my Staff at PlayRx presents. PlayRx Clinicians are extensions of myself in their clinical excellence and character and I am so proud of each of them for their unending interest in clinical growth, sharing of their views/clinical opinions, seeking out and sharing relevant continuing education and therapy materials, and the love and care that they extend to our community partners and parents/caregivers.

Lydia Senko - OTD, OTR/L

Media Specialist
Education
I obtained my clinical doctorate from the University of Central Arkansas in 2021
Special Interests
Accessible leisure, autism, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, trauma informed care, and dyslexia.
Community Involvement
Special Olympics Volunteer, Community Connections Volunteer.
From
I am from Stuttgart, AR but have been living in Conway for most of my adult life.
Personal Interests
Art, reading, nature, animals, food.
Motivation
Growing up in a rural community and working in area preschools, I saw the increased difficulties for families who needed services but could not access them. I went in to occupational therapy to help those kinds of families. I love how PlayRx enables me to serve children where they are, in a way that is convenient and accessible for all families. I also love that my coworkers truly care about the health and well-being of those they serve, and put the clients first!

Rachel Kamarunas - MOT, OTR/L

Education
Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas
Personal Interests
Reading, my dogs, spending time with family, makeup
Motivation
Rachel prefers to spend the time God has given her to help others by serving children and their families, to help them grow and develop together, and provide client centered care to improve child participation and skills through their personal interests to meet personal and family goals.

Hannah Castle - COTA/L

Education
Graduated from UAPTC/BHCLR with an Associate's Degree in Science and Certification of Completion of Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Special interests
All things pediatrics! Sensory Integration and Regulation with an emphasis on relationship and play based therapy.
Community Involvement
Volunteering with Special Olympics Arkansas.
From
Originally from Maumelle, currently living in Conway/Mayflower area. I have lived in Arkansas all my life!
Personal Interests
Spending time with family, loving on my puppy dogs, hiking/biking, cooking, gardening, DIY home renovation.
Motivation
PlayRx is such a fun place to work! I love the team involvement and commitment to providing the best treatment for our kiddos! I do what I do for the kiddos. I think if you can be a positive part of their day then that makes a difference, and they are always a positive part of my day!

Grace Rutledge, COTA/L

Education
Diathermy, Ultrasound, and Estim Certifications
Special interests
Early Childhood Development 
From
Maumelle 
Personal Interests
Family, spending time outdoors, traveling, and cooking
Motivation
After becoming a mother, my interest in early childhood development grew leading to a change in practice to pediatrics. PlayRX is the right fit for me because of the opportunity to impact the community I grew up in and still live in while also providing the flexibility to be more present for my daughter.

Physical Therapy Staff

Bailey Walter - PT, DPT

Education
Graduated from Harding University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2019. Became a Board-Certified Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy in 2022.
Special interests
Early intervention, parental invovlement and coaching, developmental coordination disorder, and torticollis.
Community Involvement
I participate in the Down Syndrome Association's Buddy Walk.
From
North Little Rock, AR.
Personal Interests
I enjoy playing board games, hanging out with friends, going on walks, spending time with family, and listening to audiobooks.
Motivation
I love seeing kids achieve their goals and be able to confidently participate in more activities with peers. Being able to walk alongside families and encourage them with their child's progress is one of the best parts of working in pediatrics.

Hannah Nelson - PT, DPT

Education
I obtained my Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas.
Special Interests
Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and toe walking.
From
I grew up in Texarkana Arkansas and then lived in Conway for seven years.
Personal Interests
I love painting, cooking, refinishing furniture, going to concerts, spending time with my dog, crafting, and coffee.
Motivation
I absolutely love helping kids develop new skills and become confident in trying new things. I enjoy finding fun ways to make learning gross motor skills into a game. My co-workers are fantastic and it is such a pleasure to get to play all day.

Speech Therapy Staff

Gracen Miller - M.S., CCC-SLP 

ST Team Leader
Education
Graduated from Harding University with a Master's degree in Speech Pathology in 2019.
Special interests
Pediatric feeding and dysphagia, traumatic brain injury, and early intervention.
Community Involvement
My husband previously served on staff at a local church. We love connection and fellowship with pre-teens and families.
From
I was born and raised in the Kansas City, Missouri area, but have resided in Arkansas for the last 10 years while attending school and now raising a family. My husband and I have a beautiful baby girl and two dogs (a Siberian Husky and a Yorkie-poo!).
Personal Interests
When I’m not at work, you can catch me hanging out with my family at home or at a park, watching crime or cooking shows, or tapping into my hobby of family photography!
Motivation
I chose to work at PlayRx because of their vision and passion for empowering and equipping children through play-based therapy. The owner and other therapists here really love their jobs and the kiddos we treat. You can tell they put their everything into each session and have the kids best interest at heart! I also enjoy that, not only do we serve children at our clinic, but we also push into the daycares in Sherwood and NLR, as well as work alongside teachers and parents, to help generalize therapy-learned skills into the classroom and daily routines.

Addie Davari - M.S., CCC-SLP

Maumelle Daycare Liaison/ Speech Therapy Screening Specialist
Education
Graduated with a Master's in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from the University of Arizona.
Special Interests
Neurodiversity and Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
From
Maumelle, AR
Personal Interests
The Oxford comma, teaching my dog to talk and perform new tricks, and plants and gardening.
Motivation
Addie takes her work so seriously that she wanted more time to write out her motivation. Her coworkers are impressed by her professionalism and her dedication to empower all kids by helping them increase their communication abilities. She goes out of her way to look for ways to improve the lives of the children around her and educate the adults around them to ensure best practices.

Jennifer Wilson - MS, CCC-SLP

Financial and Clinical Resource Lead
Resource Manager
Provide education and support about additional financial and educational community and state resources for children and families to make sure each client can get all the services they need.
Education
Masters Degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 2009
Special Interests
Motor Speech Disorders, English as a Second Language Certified, Orton-Gillingham Certified, SOS Certified, Tethered Tissues and Myofunctional Rehab
Community Involvement
I’m a coach’s wife who spends all her free time cheering for the Carlisle Bison and taking her three boy’s to all their activities.
Personal Interests
Reading, traveling, true crime and paranormal shows and podcasts, and my dog, BOO!
Motivation
My motivation for working at PlayRx is the opportunity to provide families with the resources they need to ensure their child has access to all the services they deserve. I want every child and family to have a voice!

Kalli Ashford - MS, CCC-SLP

Education
Graduated with a Master's in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Oklahoma State University.
Special Interests
TBI, Autism, and Early Intervention
From
Little Rock, AR
Personal Interests
I love music, documentaries, working out, coffee, and spending time with my fiance and our dog!
Motivation
I love play-based therapy! Watching kiddos achieve their goals and obtain functional skills is such a blessing. PlayRx truly makes it a priority to collaborate and communicate with the whole therapy team - other therapists, parents, and teachers! This place is so special to me!

Summer Stussy - CFY - SLP

Education
Master’s degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
Special Interests
Early intervention, language, pediatric feeding and swallowing, and articulation
From
I was born and raised in Texarkana, TX. I moved to Conway, AR in 2018 for college at UCA and have lived there since!
Personal Interests
I love cooking, coloring, and running with my dog!
Motivation
It’s the best feeling to see a kiddo reach a milestone that they have been working so hard to get to. It is evident that everyone at PlayRx puts 110% into helping children reach these milestones.

Physical Therapy Staff

Bailey

Physical Therapy Staff
Education
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Special Interests
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Personal Interests
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Office Staff

Grace Womack

Office Coordinator
Education
I am currently enrolled in University of Arkansas at Little Rock's online student program, and I'm pursuing my Bachelor's in Professional and Technical Writing Degree! I am a Senior this year and will be graduating by Fall of 2023. With this degree, I wish to use my abilities to become a grant writer! Writing has always been my passion, and I'd love to explore the opportunities that this accomplishment will entail!
From
Lonoke, AR
Personal Interests
I love to take my dogs walking, play video and board games with my husband and family, and I love reading in my cozy kitchen!
Motivation
In all my years in the job field, I have always worked for a therapeutic company for children with special needs. I have worked with children day to day in a classroom setting, and I now help families explore the many options that are made available to them for the best treatment opportunities for their children. It is my passion to help those in need, and I wouldn't trade my job for the world! It is my absolute goal to help families receive the best care for not only their children, but for themselves as well. So, give PlayRx a call and I'd be happy to help you begin your child's therapeutic journey!
PlayRx is a Pediatric Therapy Company providing Speech, Occupational, and Physical Therapy to children in Central Arkansas.
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