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THE RIGHT THERAPIST

We provide compassionate care and hope to help every child and their families live the most fulfilling life.

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Our team takes pride in helping your children grow

Caring

we provide compassionate care and hope to help every child





SPEECH THERAPY

Our team of speech-language pathologists are licensed health care professionals who evaluate and treat a wide range of speech, language, cognitive and communication disorders.

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FEEDING THERAPY

We offer treatment for feeding difficulties and disorders, which may include a child who has a very restricted diet, extremely picky eaters, difficulty chewing, or difficulty accepting foods with a variety of textures, temperatures, and/or colors.
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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Our team of occupational therapists are licensed health care professionals who evaluate and treat those impairments which affect a child’s ability to function in the home, school or the community.
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PHYSICAL THERAPY

Our team of physical therapists are licensed health care professionals who evaluate and treat gross motor coordinative disorders as well as equipment needs of children.
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What To
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Our front office staff will work with you step by step to get your child started on therapy.


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Parent Resources

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Patient Portal

Use this portal to access patient registration forms and medical records.
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Insurance Information

All insurance information must be disclosed at the time of service.


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Speech Therapy

SPEECH

The treatment of speech and communication disorders help children by using a variety of approaches depending …


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Feeding Therapy

FEEDING

We provide feeding therapy for children 18 months and up. Areas of feeding therapy that we cover include, but not limited to …


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Occupational Therapy

OCCUPATIONAL

We evaluate and treat those impairments which affect a child’s ability to function in the home, school or the …


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Physical Therapy Offered at Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy in Surprise Arizona

Physical Therapy

PHYSICAL

After an injury, physical therapists are often able to relieve pain and help children resume daily activities. …


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Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy

OUR TEAM

Welcome to Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy! At our clinic, we provide compassionate care and hope to help every child and their family live the most fulfilling life. Our therapists and staff will address your questions and concerns with the utmost patience and care. Our team takes pride in helping your children grow physically, mentally, and developmentally at all ages.

CLINIC HOURS



Mon – Thur
8 AM – 6 PM
Friday
8 AM – 5 PM
Sat – Sun
Closed



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Occupational & Feeding Therapist

Allison Heitzinger MS, OTR/L


Hi, my name is Allison Heitzinger and I am a Pediatric Occupational Therapist. I have my Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from A.T. still University Arizona School of Health Sciences and my Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Seattle University.


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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Melissa McCormick COTA/L


Hi, my name is Melissa McCormick and I am a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Brown Mackie College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. I feel very blessed to have a career that focuses on helping amazing children develop skills and self esteem through meaningful and fun activities.


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Occupational Therapist

Rachel Cromwell OTR/L


Hi, my name is Rachel Ann Cromwell and I am a Pediatric Occupational Therapist. I earned my Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from AdventHealth University in Orlando, FL and my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (major) and Education (minor) from Stetson University in DeLand, FL. I’m very grateful and excited to help children develop skills and increase self esteem through meaningful and fun therapeutic activities. My goals are to help children reach their full potential of living independently and living life to its fullest.



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Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant

Jessica Ruiz SLP-A


Hi, my name is Jessica Ruiz, AKA Jess and I am a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant. I received my Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Speech Language Pathology Assistant degree at EMCC in Avondale, Arizona. I have been in the field for four years, and have been working with individuals with special needs for over fourteen years. Originally, I wanted to be a special education teacher, but speech therapy won over my heart. I am a passionate and animated therapist who strives to create a fun learning environment tailored to each patient’s needs.


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Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant

Lora Stolz BS,SLPA


Hi, my name is Lora Stolz and I am a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant. I graduated from Northern Arizona University with a BS in elementary education. I was an elementary teacher for 8 years in Northwestern Arizona and then I was a stay at home mom for 11 years. I went back to school to become an SLPA in 2013 at Estrella Mountain Community College and worked one year as that in a school setting, then taught 3rd grade last year at Imagine Rosefield. I found a love for speech therapy when my younger son needed early intervention and speech from ages 2-5.


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Speech-Language Pathologist & Feeding Therapist

Leandra Batterman M.Ed., CCC-SLP


Hi, my name is Lea Batterman, AKA Lea and I am a Speech-Language Pathologist. I received my Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and my Masters of Education in Communication Disorders from North Carolina Central University. I have worked in schools, home-based, and clinic settings. I discovered my passion for speech-language pathology while working with children with autism.


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Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant

Ashley Udulutch BS, SLPA


Hi, my name is Ashley Udulutch and I am a Speech Language Pathology Assistant. I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Grand Canyon University with a BS in Psychology, and earned my SLPA certification through Northern Arizona University. I have been exposed to the therapy world for about 10 years, when my oldest son was in speech therapy. I have always loved working with children, and am a huge advocate for Early Intervention. I have been married for 13 years and have 3 boys, one whom is on the spectrum. Speech is a huge part my daily life and I feel so blessed to pursue my passion. I hope one day to be an SLP, and continue my work in pediatrics!


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Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant

Amanda DeAngelis BS, SLPA


Hi, my name is Amanda DeAngelis and I am a Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist Assistant. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies from Ottawa University, and my Speech Language Pathologist Assistant certification from Estrella Community College.



Speech-Language Pathologist & Feeding Therapist

Kaitlyn Breazeale MS, CCC-SLP


Hi, my name is Kaitlyn Breazeale but many people call me Katie. I am a Speech-Language Pathologist and Feeding Therapist. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Speech-Hearing Sciences from Washington State University and my Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University. I have worked in many different settings with adults and children, performing speech-language therapy and feeding therapy. I truly enjoy being an SLP. I love connecting with my patients and their families; building a trusting relationship where we can make therapy fun and functional for their everyday life.


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Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant

Monique Hernandez Madrid BS, SLPA


Hi, my name is Monique Hernandez Madrid and I am a Speech Language Pathology Assistant. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University, double majoring in Speech and Hearing Science and Family and Human Development. I fell in love with speech when my daughter was going to speech therapy. I was amazed with her progress and wanted to help other families like ours. I am happily married and have two children, a boy and a girl, who is on the autism spectrum. I enjoy baking with my children and staying actively involved in the speech, language, and hearing community. My ultimate goal is to become a Speech-Language Pathologist and Feeding Therapist.


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Physical Therapist

Allison Wean PT, DPT


Hi, my name is Allison Wean and I am a Physical Therapist. I graduated from Nazareth College with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. I was born and raised in Rochester, NY. I recently moved to Arizona to enjoy the sunshine instead of the snow! I knew in high school that I wanted to be a Physical Therapist, and originally wanted to work with athletes. I soon realized how much I loved helping children and their families and changed my path to work in pediatrics. I am a proud dog mom, who loves to bring my dog on hikes and wherever else I am allowed. I enjoy hiking, running, going to local restaurants, and adventuring around my new home of Arizona!


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Physical Therapist

Hannah Raby PTA


Hi, my name is Hannah and I am a Physical Therapist Assistant. Ever since I was little I’ve always wanted to work in the healthcare field. I also have a passion for working with children. I found my passion in Physical Therapy almost 4 years ago in a pediatric clinic. I was fortunate enough to get into a wonderful college, Pima Medical Institute, in 2017 and began my journey. I also have a deep love for the Theatre and enjoy singing and dancing in my spare time. I am hoping to incorporate singing and dancing with my treatments. I love working with kids to help them work towards their goals, so they can have the most fulfilling life possible!


LATEST NEWS

Read our latest news from the company or general medical news. Feel free to ask questions in comments for any news you find interesting.

June 4, 2019by Angela Hansen

One of the great things about language is that it is constantly expanding and developing no matter where you are at in life. Some of the ways adults expand their language is by reading, listening to others talk, and/or speaking with others. For children their language comes from similar situations. Children will hear you talk […]

May 21, 2019by Angela Hansen

Sensory bins are plastic bins that are filled with various items. Typically, they include dried beans, dried rice, packing peanuts, sand, or water beads. Ideally if you can find a plastic bin with a lid on it, it will make clean up, storage, and transportation of the sensory bin that much easier. Sensory bins provide […]

September 7, 2018by Angela Hansen

Understanding the difference between reinforcement and punishment – When we think of the word reinforcement it is most likely looked at in a negative connotation; however, it didn’t start off that way! Kids thrive off of structure and rules. Yes, they like rules –even when they are not excited that dinner comes before dessert. Our […]


INSURANCE PARTNERS

We currently accept the following Insurance plans:

Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy accepts Aetna
Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy accepts Arizona CRS
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Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy accepts Care 1st
Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy accepts Cigna
Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy accepts Arizona CMDP
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Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy accepts Mercy Care Plan
Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy accepts Southwest Service Administrators
Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy accepts tricare
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INSURANCE DISCLAIMER

FOR ALL PATIENTS

All insurance information must be disclosed at the time of service. If a patient is covered by one or more insurance plans, it is necessary to provide that information immediately. Any insurance information that is not provided to us within a timely manner that results in non-covered charges will become patient/parent responsibility to pay. Any balance your insurance applies to patient responsibility will be billed to you. For more details, please contact your insurance company.




CONTACT DETAILS


(623) 900-7824

office@sonoransuntherapy.com

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Clinic Hours:

Monday – Thursday
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday
Closed

Careers

At Sonoran Sun Pediatric Therapy we consider our staff members as family. Are you looking to join a therapy team to help improve the lives of as many children as possible, while working in a positive work place with ethical values? If so, please click on the link below to see if any current therapist or support staff positions are available.

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