Our Team ——

Experienced, Trustworthy, & Friendly Staff

Robin Hampton

Speech and Language Pathologist, Feeding Therapist / Team Lead

Robin is originally from Pflugerville and recently moved back to the area. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Dallas before moving to Georgia to earn her Master’s at The University of Georgia in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Robin currently holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed by the state of Texas to practice Speech Language Pathology. She spent 3 years as a Speech Language Pathologist in an elementary school before moving to a private practice in 2015. Robin has been trained in the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol to address deficits in oral functioning. In addition, she is a certified LAMP Words for Life partner. She has experience working with a variety of diagnoses including articulation disorders, apraxia, feeding problem, receptive/expressive language delays, Autism, Down Syndrome, genetic disorders, Dandy-Walker syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and more. She is passionate about finding ways to include families in therapy to make functional gains in daily life. In her free time, Robin enjoys crafting, gardening, and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Maria Ciaccio

Speech and Language Pathologist

Maria is from New Orleans, Louisiana, but she recently moved to Austin. She is completing her Clinical Fellowship Year for Speech Pathology and is looking forward to receiving her full license soon! Maria received a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Louisiana State University. Maria has worked with various populations and has experience working with expressive/receptive language disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, pragmatic language skills, articulation disorders, fluency, and more. Maria enjoys getting to know Austin in her free time by exploring the city and finding trendy restaurants and sights. She also loves spending time with friends and family, traveling, and crafting. 

Cole Ellis

Speech and Language Pathologist

Cole was born and raised in North Carolina, but has recently moved to Austin, TX with her fiancé and their cat (Hank Williams Jr.). She received her Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Cole previously worked for two years at a pediatric private practice in Raleigh, NC. She has experience with various diagnoses such as Angelman Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, fluency disorders, expressive/receptive language delays, and articulation disorders. In her free time, Cole enjoys hiking, snowboarding, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Olivia Joiner

Speech and Language Pathologist
Therapy Team Liaison

Born in Texas and raised in North Carolina, Olivia completed her Bachelor’s degree at North Carolina State University and her Master’s degree at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, with a focus on working with individuals with Autism. Prior to joining the OTC team, Olivia resided just outside Baltimore, MD, where she worked for over 5 years as a speech-language pathologist in a private practice, focusing her experience on working with kids with Autism, Apraxia, executive functioning challenges, and receptive and expressive language challenges. Olivia has completed PROMPT Introduction and Bridging courses, as well as continuing education coursework in Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking Curriculum. When she’s not playing with kids at OTC, you can find Olivia playing outside with her dogs, exploring Austin with her husband, and crafting all sorts of things!

Jennifer Zambie

Speech and Language Pathologist

Jennifer is an Austin native who has been a part of the OTC team since June 2018. She received both her bachelor’s degree and her master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University. Jennifer currently holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed by the state of Texas to practice Speech Language Pathology. She has experience with all ages but has primarily worked with pediatrics ages 0-18 years. Jennifer has worked with various diagnosis including receptive/expressive language disorders, articulation/phonology disorders, fluency disorders, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disabilities, and dyslexia. Her areas of interest include American Sign Language (ASL), language and literacy and early intervention

Bree Paul

Speech and Language Pathology Assistant

Bri grew up in Round Rock, but moved up north to Denton, TX to continue her studies at the University of North Texas, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology and audiology with a minor in child development in 2017. Go Mean Green! Bri moved back home to Round Rock after she graduated to be closer to family and obtained her SLP Assistant license. She has spent 3 years working as a SLP Assistant and 1 year working as a Registered Behavior Technician in an Autism clinic implementing behavior therapy for children on the Autism spectrum. Bri has speech therapy experience working at out patient clinics as well as the home-health setting. She has experience working with Autism spectrum disorder, expressive/receptive language delays/disorders, pragmatic skills, articulation disorders, AAC devices, and more. Bri believes building and sustaining relationships with others is a big part of life and that all children should be given the tools and resources to do it. Bri lives off of coffee and in her free time, she enjoys going to the gym, hanging out with her friends and family, reading, collecting vinyl records, and traveling.