...MANY PEOPLE DO NOT OPEN THEIR MINDS TO NEW IDEAS ABOUT AUTISM...THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN THE WORLD IS TO COMMUNICATE
-K., a minimally-speaking Autistic teen
The Growing Place Pediatrics is a specialist and provider of speech therapy services related to Autism, Apraxia, and sensory-motor disorders for individuals from 5 years into adulthood. We are proud and humbled to support families in and around both Nashville, TN and Atlanta, GA! Our goal, as reflected in our name, is growth: in skills, in success, and in accomplishments both large and small. We understand that the challenges facing each of our clients and their families are unique, and that our approach can subsequently be nothing less than personal. Supporting needs while highlighting strengths proves key to our belief system. As such, we pledge to use our strengths as individual providers and as a team with families to help each and every client find their own way to grow.
C0-0wner and Founder
About Our Provider
Bryana Williams is a speech-language pathologist and I-ASC Registered S2C Practitioner who completed both her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Purdue University.
Since 2015, Bryana has worked primarily with children and adults with Autism and other motor-sensory differences through the practice of Spelling to Communicate (S2C). This approach has since become the focus of her professional career, and the highlight of her personal growth as a therapist. Her professional training has included a semester-long internship with the Hirsch Academy in Decatur, GA and an intensive 6-month practitioner training through the International Association for Spelling as Communication (I-ASC) along with numerous individual and group client sessions. She continues to pursue training and experience in this approach so as to provide the highest quality support to families of students with Autism, Apraxia, and sensory-movement differences.