Jamie Crum, MEd, ECSE
Jamie Crum has over 22 years experience removing barriers for individuals with complex communication, physical access and developmental disabilities. He has presented at international and local conferences on assistive technology, education and augmentative alternative communication (AAC) systems. Jamie was a regional director for a manufacturer of AAC devices and special education software. Jamie has provided aac training and support for CTEC for several years. He is now our full time Program Director. Jamie has a passion to see people of all abilities included in their communities and enjoys empowering individuals to find their voice and speak for themselves. Jamie also strives to find creative solutions for families, support staff, and programs as they support individuals with complex communication needs.
Kristen Carroll, M.A. CCC-SLP
Kristen has been providing assessment, training and consultation services with a focus on Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) for over 25 years. She has presented at numerous state and national conferences on topics encompassing AAC device set-up and service delivery. With Bonnie Mintun, she conducted the needs assessment and created the business plan and program design for CTEC.
Kathy Clifton, M.S., CCC-SLP
Kathy has been a Speech-Language Pathologist specializing in the area of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for over 17 years. She has experience working with toddlers, school-age children and adults. Kathy has provided AAC evaluations and services in a variety of settings, including schools, hospitals and private practice. As well as providing direct intervention for people who use AAC, Kathy has been a clinical supervisor, presenter and consultant to other professionals in the field of AAC.
Dr. Pippa Bellamy, BSc Hons, MRCSLT, CCC-SLP
Pippa has spent over seven years working in the United Kingdom as a Speech-Language Pathologist specializing in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). She has recently completed a Ph.D, researching how children who use AAC devices can communicate stories in the educational environment. Pippa has presented her research at multiple British and international conferences, as well as producing academic publications from her work. She has provided assessment, training programs and direct intervention for children and adults who use AAC within educational and residential settings.
Stephanie Maki, Office Manager
Stephanie is the voice of CTEC. As our Office Manager, she is the first point of contact for clients and she does all of the scheduling for our team of therapists. With more than 20 years of experience in administrative support, Stephanie effectively ensures all the details are in place to keep CTEC running smoothly.
Bonnie Mintun, B.A., Special Education Teaching Credentials, A.T. Certificate
Training Coordinator and Family Specialist
Bonnie is an independent researcher and published author on the topics of augmentative communication, school inclusion and family insight on raising a child with disabilities. She is the mother of a young adult who uses AAC for communication. Combining her professional background as an educator with her experience as a parent, Bonnie has been a featured speaker at national conferences on special education, assistive technology and community inclusion. With Kristen Carroll, Bonnie conducted the needs assessment and created the business plan and program design for CTEC.