The Story Box Family
Amy Yacoub, MS, CCC-SLP
Amy is a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist living in St. Petersburg, Florida. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences from the University of Florida, and a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Columbia University. Amy has over 10 years of experience working with children in the areas of early language delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Childhood Apraxia of Speech. She has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, is PROMPT trained, and certified in the Hanen It Takes Two to Talk Program. Amy is the mom of a sweet 2 year-old named Olivia, and has a passion for working with other parents to help improve their children’s speech development!
House spouse, Pet Dad, and Clown, certified human sexuality educator; Tyler Burley is a Florida native with a diverse set of skills including experience as an Assistant Montessori Teacher. After serving the Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville as the Director of Religious Exploration he has dedicated his time to enriching children’s lives through story and community building. He enjoys all acts of creativity and loves to set up workshops or events that encourage participants to express themselves without limits. He believes honesty, open-mindedness, and willingness are the foundation of how we will change the world.
“I believe as an adult member of our species it is my responsibility to look after our young and do my best to support and affirm the worth of every child. I hope to inspire, empower, and guide them in making good choices on their journey through life.”
Tina Ramey grew up in Daytona Beach, Florida and graduated from Florida State University with a Masters in Philosophy. She enjoys photography, web development, design, and general geekery (Buffy & Star Trek are perennial favorites). She has an amazing eight-year-old, Sofia and is married to Paul Ramey (also a little bit amazing).
“As a kid, I was a voracious reader: books opened up the universe for me! I love that I’m helping to pass that passion for books onto others.”
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Nan has an AAS in Complementary Alternative Medicine and is a Master Herbalist who graduated with Honors from American College of Healthcare Sciences. She has a daughter, 2 sons and a stepson all between the ages of 23 and 30. Raised in North Carolina, she’s travelled across the country and back, living in Virginia, Florida, Oregon and South Dakota, and is now back in Florida, recently married and settling down! Her dream days are spent in the garden and vineyard, crocheting increasingly complicated patterns, and baking bread while listening to TV in the background.
“I love the opportunity to help parents and children enjoy time together while growing and learning.”