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Meet our Speech Language Pathologists


Teaching children essential skills to build

confident & successful communicators.

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Valerie Schulz
  •  Received Master’s of Arts Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from The University of Kansas in 2010

  • Has worked in school-based settings for Leavenworth County Special Education Cooperative and Northwest Kansas Educational Service Center, servicing children Birth-21 years

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certified since 2010 

  • Currently provides speech-language services via teletherapy to children in Kansas and California

  • Special interests and training include:

         Infant/Toddler and Early Intervention

        Articulation and phonological             disorders

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders


  • Passionate about making therapy fun and engaging to help children reach their full communication potential. 

  • Graduated from Logan High School in 2004

  • Lives in Hill City with husband, Scott, and children, Jackson and Raya

  • Enjoys watching and playing sports, reading, and spending time with family and friends

Shaina Wiens
Jill Seller
  • Received master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Kansas State University in 2015

  • Have worked in school settings for North Central Kansas Special Education Cooperative and outpatient settings for Newman Regional Health

  • Received American Speech-Language-Hearing Association certificate in 2017

  • Areas of interest include:

    • Articulation and phonology disorders

    • Autism Spectrum Disorders

    • Language processing disorders

  • Graduated from Garden City High School in 2010

  • Lives in Phillipsburg with husband, Eric, and two children, Cade and Reese. 

  • Enjoys music, gardening, and spending time with family

  • grew up just northwest of Wichita, in Valley Center, graduated high school in 1995

  • attended Southwestern College, received bachelor’s in Elementary Education in 1999

  • attended FHSU 2012-2016 earning Bachelor’s and Master’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • employed by Northwest Kansas Educational Service Center (NKESC) since Aug 2016; currently serving birth - 21 yr old in Oberlin and Golden Plains districts

  • employed by Theraplay Learning Center (TLC) since 2021

  • Lives in Oberlin with husband, Stosh and owns Dale’s Fish N Fun N Gun 

  • Has two sons, Gabe and Gavin 

  • Gabe graduated from Pratt Community College with BS in Biology, transferring to FHSU to study Fisheries and Wildlife Biology

  • Gavin is attending Sterling College to study Physical Education and play football

Hannah Poland
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Fort Hays State University in 2013.

  • Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Fort Hays State University in 2015.

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) National Certification.

  • Worked for six years in school-based therapy services, one year in private practice, and part-time teaching online university classes.

  • Areas of Interest: Speech Sound Disorders, Child Language Disorders Including Communication Delays, Fluency Disorders, Developmental Disorders 

  • Originally from rural Reno county, west of Hutchinson.

  • Currently living in Ellis with husband William, two children - Shane and Audrey, and four dogs!

  • Enjoys reading, art, quilting, walking and hiking, and horseback riding with the kids!

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