About Us


ERIN JESTER

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

BOARD CERTIFIED MUSIC THERAPIST

Erin is a Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). She completed her Bachelors in Music Therapy and Dance Performance at Eastern Michigan University.  After completing her internship at the Berea Children’s Home in OH, she was a Music Therapist and Dance Instructor at The Music Settlement in Cleveland for 5 years. Erin continued her passion to work with children with autism at STEPS Center for Autism as a Lead Behavior Therapist in the Pre-K to 2nd grade Intensive classroom. She also led group music therapy sessions in each of the eight classrooms, ranging from Pre-K to High School. Her experience and training in ABA, VB and Floortime carries into her music sessions.

Erin has been studying dance since the age of 3. She has been teaching traditional and adapted dance classes immediately after college. She taught dance and choreographed for a variety camps and musical theater groups.

Click HERE to email Erin or call at 440-230-6100, extension 700.

 

KAMILAH MORGANmorgan_kamilah-1017

BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT SUPERVISOR

BOARD CERTIFIED MUSIC THERAPIST

Kamilah is a Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). She received her Bachelor’s of Music Therapy from Ohio University. Kamilah completed her internship at Helping Hands Center in Columbus, working with children and adolescents with developmental disabilities in individual and group settings.  It was during her internship, where she began implementing Applied Behavior Analysis, Verbal Behavior and Floortime techniques into her music therapy sessions, specializing in the autism spectrum disorder. Beyond Words is proud to have Kamilah’s expertise and training, which is perfect fit for our company and students.

Click HERE to email Kamilah or call at 440-230-6100, extension 703.

 

NATALIE EBERHARDT

BOARD CERTIFIED MUSIC THERAPIST

Natalie is a Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). She received her Bachelor’s of Music in Music Therapy from Cleveland State University. Natalie completed her internship at the Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, working with a variety of ages in group and individual sessions, as well as children with a various disabilities. Beyond Words is proud to have Natalie’s experience and vocal training, which is perfect fit for our company and students.

Click HERE to email Natalie or call at 440-230-6100, extension 709.

 

MARSHA JAPUTRA

BOARD CERTIFIED MUSIC THERAPIST

Natalie is a Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). She received her Bachelor’s of Music in Music Therapy from University of Dayton in Dayton, OH, where violin was her primary instrument . She completed her internship at Bridgeway Academy in Columbus, OH, working with individuals of various ages with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. She is looking forward to work with everyone at Beyond Words!

Click HERE to email Natalie or call at 440-230-6100, extension 707.

 

MADELEINE LANDRY

BOARD CERTIFIED MUSIC THERAPIST

Madeleine is a Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). She received her Bachelor’s of Music in Music Therapy from Cleveland State University in Cleveland, OH . She completed her internship at New Avenues to Independence in Cleveland, OH, working with children and adults with developmental disabilities at Broadmoor School and other various New Avenues to Independence facilities.  Prior to Beyond Words, Madeleine worked at a private practice in Columbus, Ohio.  We are excited to have her a part of our team!

Click HERE to email Madeleine or call at 440-230-6100, extension 708.

 

JESSICA MOROVICH

BOARD CERTIFIED MUSIC THERAPIST

Jessica is a Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). She received her Music Therapy Post-Bachelors Certificate from Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, OH and her Bachelors in Applied Voice at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN . She completed her internship at MetroHealth in Cleveland, OH, working with children and adults on the inpatient rehabilitation unit and intensive care units.  Prior to Beyond Words, Jessica worked at the Vision Development Team and gained extensive knowledge in the sensory systems.  We are excited to have her a part of our team!

Click HERE to email Jessica or call at 440-230-6100, extension 705.

 

EMILY SWEENEY

ADAPTED DANCE INSTRUCTOR

Emily graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelors of Science in Mild to Moderate Special education, with a concentration in language arts and social studies, and a minor in dance education. She is also a member of Alpha Xi Delta (whose national philanthropy is Autism Speaks) and was also chosen to be a member of a leadership fraternity on campus. During the day, Emily is an Intervention Specialist at the Julie Billiart School in Akron.  She has been dancing for 18 years and teaching dance for 9 of those years. Prior to Beyond Words, Emily was the lead dance instructor at a local non-profit social club for children with autism. She is very passionate about what she does and extremely excited to be a part of the Beyond Words family!

Click HERE to email Emily or call at 440-230-6100, extension 706.

 

AVERY JESTER

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Avery graduated from Trinity High School and is currently studying Speech-Language Pathology at Cleveland State University. Her office is at the North Royalton location and she is available to meet with you, Monday-Friday in the evenings.

Contact HERE to email Avery or call at 440-230-6100, extension 710.