Jessica Mannion, CCC-SLP


Speech Language Pathologist

MNRI® Dynamic and Postural Reflex Integration 

Other formal trainings:

Nutrition for Pain and Inflammation


Deep Pharyngeal Nerve Simulation (DPNS)

Feeding and swallowing






Jessica received her Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Texas. She enjoys working with individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities. Her specialities include two decades of feeding and swallowing, communication devices, sign language, autism, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, in utero stroke, and much more. 

In her spare time, Jessica likes to spend time with her 13 year old adopted son with cerebral palsy. He enjoys swimming, baseball, and basketball. But most of all they like to spend time with their family. 

Alicia Aldendorf, MS, CCC-SLP


Speech Language Pathologist

MNRI® NeuroTactile Integration 

MNRI® Dynamic and Postural Reflex Integration

Alicia graduated from Washington State University with her Masters in Communication Disorders. In addition to working at Empire Pediatric Therapy, she also works in the school setting for part of the year. Alicia has a special interest in literacy and childhood apraxia of speech (CAS.) 

When she's not working, she enjoys time with her husband and daughters. On the weekends, they can be found riding their horses on trails and in the arena. 

Lauren Purcell, CCC-SLP


Speech Therapist

Tami Ropp, SLPA


Speech Language Pathology Assistant