Along with Dr. Carole Samango-Sprouse we have a number of people who work on our Team!

Ed.D, Executive Director and Chief Science Officer, APIB and BNABS Certified; NDT and ADOS-2 Trained Neurodevelopmentalist

Dr. Samango-Sprouse believes that a family-centered approach is essential to optimizing a child’s intellectual growth and developing…

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Francie Mitchell

PT DPT PCS C/NDT, Vice President

Trained in pediatrics, Francie Mitchell is a physical therapist with more than 25 years of service on the national and local boards of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)…

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Michael McLeod

MA, CCC-SLP, TSSLD, Speech-Language Pathologist and Founder/CEO of GrowNOW Therapy Services, LLC

Michael has been working with children and adolescents across the globe since 2005.

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M.D., Associate Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Herman and Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai

Debra Counts, M.D., is now collaborating with The Focus Foundation on various scientific studies.

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D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. John H. Flynn is a spectacularly trained dentist with great breath of training and experience prior to joining our team.

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Support Team

Our wonderful and professional team is excited to meet and work with your family!
Linda Loftus Board Secretary

EdS, Secretary and Treasurer

As the program coordinator for the second largest infants and toddler early intervention program in Maryland, Linda Loftus has more than 25 years…

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Teresa Sadeghin

MS Ed., Program Manager

Teresa has been working with young children since 1970, when she became an educator in Prince George’s County, Maryland..

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B.S., R.N., Registered Nurse

Kathryn Haskell has more than 30 years of nursing experience with children who have complex developmental disabilities…

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Data Analytics & Bookeeping

Kristin Miller started at The Focus Foundation in February of 2011 with over 10 years of management and accounting experience.

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Kim Weaver

BS MSEd., Data Manager

Kim Weaver is an educational consultant, who works with teachers on implementing STEM into their classrooms. Her attention to detail makes her an invaluable member as our data manager.

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adrienne dean

Protocol Manager MS Ed.

Adrienne began her career with a Bachelor of Science degree in education and later received a Master’s degree in school supervision from George Mason University.

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Ashley Miller

Development Director

Ashley Miller is the newest member of The Focus Foundation family as the Development Director.

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Research Assistant

Kara Schmidt graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a degree in Hearing and Speech Sciences.

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Patient Care Coordinator

Lindsey Lang graduated from Emory University with a degree in Biology. She spent time at Emory Genetic Clinical Trial Center.

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Research Assistant

Alysandra Jackson is a graduate from the University of New Mexico with degrees in Psychology and Statistics.

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