Meet the Therapists

 


 

Jacqueline Murry, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Murry

Jacqueline Murry, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a graduate of Tennessee State University with a degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Since graduating, she has been working with infants, children, and adults in various settings with communication and feeding/swallowing needs for over 18 years. She also received her doctorate in early childhood special education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Murry has years of experience as a therapist, trainer, and researcher. She is also a certified trainer through the Georgia Association of Young Children (GAYC).


 

Dionne Brunson, OTR/L

Redding

Dionne Brunson, OTR/L is a graduate of Tuskegee University with a degree in Occupational Therapy. She is a gifted and thoughtful caretaker of children with two sons of her own. Dionne is a distinguished and experienced Occupational Therapist with over 20 years of service. Since 2002, Dionne has successfully owned and operated Progress Village Pediatric Therapy. In the pediatric setting, Dionne has treated children with cerebral palsy, autism, genetic disorders, traumatic brain injuries, sensory processing disorder, and developmental delays. Dionne is an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association as well as the Georgia Occupational Therapy Association. In her free time Dionne lends her services to the community by providing training in the public school setting to teachers and staff on the benefits of sensory input throughout the day.


 

Ashley Burdette, M.S., CCC-SLP

Ashley Burdette, M.S., CCC-SLP received her undergraduate in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Georgia in 2014 and her Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Georgia State University in 2016. She has experience treating a variety of pediatric speech and language disorders including, but not limited to, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, genetic disorders, pediatric stroke, stuttering, articulation disorders, and language disorders. Ashley is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association.


 

Jennifer Buxton, OTR/L

Jennifer Buxton, OTR/L, graduated from Medical College of Georgia in 1997 with a degree in Occupational Therapy. Jennifer has spent her career working exclusively in the area of pediatrics. Working in both the private clinic setting and in the school system, Jennifer has had the opportunity to work with children from birth to age 21 who have been diagnosed with physical disabilities, developmental delays, mitochondrial disorders, genetic disorders, learning disabilities, and psychiatric disorders, to name a few. Jennifer particularly enjoys the challenges involved with working with children diagnosed with Autism and with emotional behavioral disorders. When not working, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her two beautiful daughters, making arts and crafts, and, on really good days, curling up with a good book.


 

Dr. Antonio V Pruitt, PT, DPT, MPA

Dr. Antonio V. Pruitt did his undergraduate work at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, graduating in 1999 with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Biology. He spent the following 2 years at Auburn University Montgomery completing and graduating in 2002 with a Masters of Public Administration with a Concentration in Healthcare Administration and Public Policy. Dr. Pruitt graduated from The University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2005 with a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy (DPT). Dr. Pruitt has spent the last 12 years working in various settings including Pediatrics, School Systems, Psych, Outpatient Orthopedics, Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF), Home Healthcare,Long Term Acute Care (LTACH) and Teaching Anatomy and Physiology as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor. Dr. Pruitt is the founder of AVP Physical Therapy and Associates, Inc. located in West Midtown of Atlanta, Ga. His clinical experience includes the evaluation and treatment all types of injuries including joint replacements, neurological dysfunctions, musculoskeletal dysfunctions, chronic pain conditions, sports and work place injuries, as well as wound care and the promotion of overall health and wellness. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), American Academy Of
Physical Therapy (AAPT) and Advisory Board Member for Atlanta Technical College Physical Therapy Assistant Program.


 

Bianca Reed, OTR/L

Bianca Reed, OTR/L, is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia with a degree in Master of Health Science in Occupational Therapy. Bianca has experience with varying diagnoses including down syndrome, autism, traumatic brain injury, and cerebral palsy among other diagnoses. Bianca has over half a decade of experience across multiple settings including school-based therapy and early intervention. Bianca is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Georgia Alliance of School Occupational And Physical Therapists.