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Occupational Therapists

Kate Anderson, OTR 

Kate graduated from James Madison University where she received her BS in Health Sciences with a concentration in Occupational Therapy. She is licensed to practice Occupational Therapy in Virginia and holds her OTR certification from NBCOT. Kate is certified through the American Council on Exercise and the Yoga Alliance and enjoys teaching both yoga and group fitness to all age groups and ability levels. She has worked in the public school system as an OT and enjoys leveraging movement for functional living. Kate is passionate about helping all children develop the skills to live an optimal life.

Zach Zepf, OTR/L 

Zach has his Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Shenandoah University, and is a licensed therapist through NBCOT.  Zach is a certified strength and conditioning coach (CSCS) through the NSCA, and implements principles of exercise and movement in OT sessions.  Zach has been working in the field since a young age assisting a younger sibling with autism, and has experience in adaptive exercise, applied behavior analysis, and currently runs a nonprofit part time to provide group supported employment services for adults with special needs in Fairfax County.  Zach has a passion for teaching functional skills in an enjoyable way, but also matching the acquired skill sets to vocational and employment opportunities in the community.

Sally A. London, OTR   

Sally graduated from Shenandoah University with a Masters in Occupational Therapy.  She is licensed in Virginia and through NBCOT.  Sally worked in the public school system for a number of years where she designed and implemented a sensory room for her students at one of her schools.  Sally also worked in private practice and is the proprieter of Kids Love OT.  She was involved at one private facility in teaching social skills to teenagers in a group setting.  Sally began her knowledge of Autism and ADHD with her older child who has both Aspergers and ADHD.  Her goal is to teach children and young adults functional and social skills that they can apply to vocational and employment opportunities as they reach adulthood.


Speech and Language Pathologists

Melissa Fagan, MA, CCC-SLP  mfagan@thearcofloudoun.org

Melissa Fagan received her Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from Central Michigan University. Since then she has worked in a variety of settings including home-based programs, early intervention, public schools, and private schools. She was introduced to the principals of ABA while working at a residential school for children with autism in New England. She has experience working with all levels of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) including picture exchange and dynamic display devices. She maintains her Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA, and Virginia Board of Speech Language Pathologist License.  

Emma Klein, MS

Emma Klein has her Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from Northeastern University and her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development from Boston College. She has experience working with children with special needs in public and private schools, summer camps, and evaluation clinics. She also has experience with a variety of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices.

Keira Anderson, MS

Keira Anderson received her Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Pathology from George Washington University. Over the last 27 years, she has worked in clinical settings, home-based programs, early intervention and school settings. She has experience in Early Intervention, Autism and augmentative communication. Keira is a native resident of Loudoun County and has worked within the County throughout her career. She maintains her Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA and Virginia Board of Speech Language Pathologist License. She is also certified in early intervention and has a private practice in Leesburg, VA.

Irene Park, M.S., CCC-SLP    ipark@thearcofloudoun.org

Irene Park received her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Gallaudet University. She has worked in a variety of settings including schools, pediatric clinics, and teletherapy. She also has experience working with augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). She maintains her Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA and Virginia Board of Speech-Language Pathologist License.


Testing Coordinator

Katie Loudermilk, BA kloudermilk@thearcofloudoun.org

Katie is the Testing coordinator at The Aurora School.  She began working at Aurora in 2009.  She holds a BA in Psychology with an emphasis on Child Psychology and a minor in Art from Oral Roberts University. She also earned her BCaBa from Florida Institute of Technology in 2013.  She has worked with special needs children for over twenty years in various capacities from Adolescent Counselor on a psychiatric unit to ABA Therapist.   As the Testing Coordinator, Katie acts as a liaison between the different county school boards and, using her creativity; she develops and implements each student’s VAAP, SOL and VGLA goals.