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Dr. Meghan Betz
Dr. Meghan Betz
Ph.D. in Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction
M.A. in Speech & Hearing Science
B.A. in Speech Pathology/Audiology
Dr. Meghan Betz has been a speech-language pathologist for more than 15 years. She received her Bachelor of Arts Summa Cum Laude from Loyola University Maryland majoring in Speech Pathology/Audiology and minoring in Special Education. Meghan received a fellowship to the George Washington University where she completed her Master of Arts in Speech and Hearing Science. After graduating from GWU, Meghan began her career with Loudoun County Public Schools. While working at LCPS, Meghan worked with many English learners and became interested in the intersection of second language learning and language disabilities. Meghan went on to complete another degree - a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction focusing on Multilingual and Multicultural Education from George Mason University. After nearly a decade at LCPS where she gained invaluable experience working with students from pre-school to high school and collaborating with exceptional teachers and therapists, Meghan began a new journey. She started her private practice, Time to Talk, while pursuing her PhD at GMU. Meghan earned her PhD in Education (Special Education) in 2018.
Heather holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed by the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. She is a graduate of James Madison University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. In 2005, she graduated from Northeastern University with a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Since graduation, Heather has worked in Northern Virginia as a pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist in public schools and private clinical settings. She has experience working with children that have language impairments, articulation disorders, phonological disorders, phonological awareness difficulties, apraxia of speech, fluency disorders, voice disorders, auditory processing disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and developmental delays. She particularly loves working with toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary school-aged children. Heather lives in Leesburg with her husband, son Lincoln, daughter Scarlett, and dog Bear. She enjoys spending quality time with her family, home improvement projects, staying active, and cheering on her kids from the sidelines. She is excited to work with children at Time To Talk Speech Therapy!
Reading Specialist: Cathy Ginalick, M.S., IMSE Trained Cathy has been a special education teacher since 2000. She has a BS in Elementary Education from West Chester University, a Special Education teaching certificate from Cabrini College, and an MS in Reading Specialization from Hood College. Cathy is endorsed by the VA Department of Education in Reading, ED, ID, LD, and elementary education. She has completed 30 hours of direct comprehensive Orton-Gillingham training from the Institute for Multi-Sensory Education (IMSE).