Our Team

    • Brittany Ackerman
      Speech Therapist

      Brittany Ackerman

      Speech Therapist

      Brittany Ackerman is a speech-language pathologist here at the TOTS Clinic. She went to Indiana State for her Bachelor’s degree and then received her Master’s degree in Communication Science Disorders from Illinois State University. Brittany likes to keep therapy fun while working hard to reach the child’s goals. She enjoys working closely with families to meet the goals they have for their child’s needs. Brittany loves the fun and excitement her clients bring to the sessions daily.

      Degree: MS in Communication Science Disorders
      Specialty: Articulation, Language Development, Social Skills, Apraxia, and Communication Disorders

    • Meg Ladyman
      Occupational Therapist

      Meg Ladyman

      Occupational Therapist

      Meg Ladyman comes to us from Indiana State University where she taught and served as the academic Fieldwork coordinator.  There she served as the primary investigator for a research project on the effects of the Early Start Denver Model for Preschoolers with Autism.  Meg was a school OT in Bloomington, IN for 8 years and has worked in hippotherapy.  She received her masters of OT at Concordia University Wisconsin and her doctorate in OT from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.

      Degree: Doctorate in  Occupational Therapy
      Specialty: Fine motor Coordination, Motor Planning, Handwriting, Zones of Regulation, Sensory Integration, and Bilateral Coordination Development

    • Chelsea Listenfelt
      Occupational Therapist

      Chelsea Listenfelt

      Occupational Therapist

      Chelsea Listenfelt is an Occupational Therapist and life-long resident of the Fishers area.  Chelsea graduated from Indiana University with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2011 following her B.S. in Physical Education- Exercise Science, Pre-OT.  Chelsea’s motivation for assisting the pediatric population began at a young age.  As a child, she observed her younger brother receive therapies helping him shine despite his differences.  She was most intrigued by occupational therapy as it provides a holistic approach to meeting needs of clients, especially through play, hobbies, and interests, which led her to her career as an OT.  Chelsea joined TOTS part-time in 2012 and has been a full-time employee since 2017.   She strives to meet the family’s and children’s goals, make practical and appropriate suggestions for home programs, and help children reach their best potential as they navigate the world having unique differences.

      Degree: MS Occupational Therapy
      Specialty: Fine motor Coordination, Motor Planning, Handwriting, Social Skills Development, Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Development, Reflex Integration, Sensory Integration, and Executive Functioning

       

    • Jessie McLeery
      Occupational Therapist

      Jessie McLeery

      Occupational Therapist

      Jessie McCleery is an occupational therapist born and raised in West Virginia who recently relocated to the Indianapolis area. Jessie graduated from West Virginia University with a Master of Occupational Therapy degree in 2017 after earning a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Communication Studies (2014) and bachelor’s in Human Performance and Health (2016). During her time in OT school, Jessie devoted her research to pediatric therapy, presenting at the national level. Jessie loves to work with children at all levels of independence and believes therapy sessions should be child driven, making working toward goals both rewarding yet challenging. Jessie is happy to be a part of the TOTS family and is excited to meet you and your child.

      Degree: MS in Occupational Therapy
      Specialty: Sensory Integration, Visual Perception/Visuap Motor Planning Development , Motor Planning,  Social Skills Development, and Fine Motor Development

       

    • Melissa Melrose
      Speech Therapist

      Melissa Melrose

      Speech Therapist

      Melissa Melrose is a speech-language pathologist with a passion for outpatient therapy.  She received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Indiana University in Bloomington. She believes that therapy should be fun, but challenging and engaging at the same time and makes an effort to offer ideas to families for at home activities after each session. Understanding that parents and guardians know their children best, she prides herself on being an exceptional communicator and always keeping families in the loop.

      Degree: MA in Speech and Language Pathology
      Specialty: Articulation and Language Development

    • Megan Moran
      Speech Therapist

      Megan Moran

      Speech Therapist

      Megan Moran is a speech-language pathologist who found her calling in pediatric outpatient services. After earning her bachelor’s from Purdue University, she went on to earn a master’s degree from University of Texas at Dallas. She believes in keeping therapy sessions fun and exciting, while working towards a child’s goals in tandem with supportive families who understand the importance of carrying over lessons into the home and beyond. Watching her patients improve their daily lives as they make huge strides in their speech and language skills is her greatest reward.

      Degree: MS in Speech and Language Pathology
      Specialty: Articulation, Language Development, Social Skills, Apraxia, and
      Communication Devices

    • Jinali Shah
      Physical Therapist

      Jinali Shah

      Physical Therapist

      Jinali Shah is our Physical Therapist who completed her Master’s in Health Science from the University of Indianapolis. She completed her undergraduate studies in Physical Therapy from India. Her sessions are interactive, playful and present the tailored to the childs needs as she understands that’s the best way to engage a patient. She makes a point to make the therapy sessions fun, interesting as well as challenging enough to enhance the children’s gross motor performance. She takes pride in her work and feels content when the goals and expectation of the parents and children are fulfilled as they see progress.

      Degree: Physical Therapy
      Specialty: Manual therapy, Kinesiotaping, Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT), Gross motor coordination, Balance training, strength and endurance training, joint and soft tissue mobilization.

    • Melanie Witkowski
      Director of Outpatient Clinic/Occupational Therapist

      Melanie Witkowski

      Director of Outpatient Clinic/Occupational Therapist

      Melanie Witkowski is the clinic director for TOTS as well as an occupational therapist. She attended Western Michigan University where she earned a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, and a minor in music. She has a passion for sensory integration and enjoys the detective work of discovering what information is not working and determining how to best fix it. She believes in encouraging children by letting them take the lead, allowing their hard work to feel more like fun and play. Additionally, she is always eager to work with families and schools to make a child’s daily life as enjoyable and functional as possible. Her truest reward is in watching kids improve as abilities that some take for granted, like sleeping, eating, and paying attention, fall into place and allow a child to blossom.

      Degree: MS in Occupational Therapy
      Specialty: Sensory Integration, Feeding-SOS Approach , Motor Planning, Neurological Development, Visual Perception/Visual Motor Integration Development, and Fine Motor Development