Little Hands Pediatric Therapy, LLC

Creating positive change in your child's life, in your home or school.

In-Home Speech & Occupational Therapy Services in Ashburn, Virginia and Surrounding areas. Plus Baby Sign Language Classes!

Judy received her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Maryland, College Park. She has a wide range of experience treating speech-language delays and disorders in children with Down Syndrome, autism spectrum, cerebral palsy, apraxia, cleft palate, hearing loss, and a variety of neuro-genetic disorders. Judy is PROMPT-trained and Certified in the Hanen It Takes Two to TalkProgram and is trained in AAC, Visual Phonics, and Basic Sign Language.

“I am passionate about helping children develop strategies and skills for functional communication. Every person, no matter how small, deserves to experience the power of connecting through language! It is an honor and a joy to be part of the process and to share the journey with families.”

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1 in 20 children have a sensory processing disorder (SPD), which is characterized by a lack of appropriate responses to situations. Our trained therapists work with children experiencing SPD and create individualized programs to work on their specific needs in a safe and familiar environment.

Best Of Suburbia 2020- Nominate Now! - Posh Seven, A Magazine for Loudoun County

One of the reasons that we love the work we do is the amazing community we’ve been a part of! We have always felt supported by the families we work with, and seeing the children every day brings so much joy and fulfillment. If Little Hands Pediatric Therapy has impacted you in any way, we would be honored if you would vote for us as the Best Speech Therapist in the DC Suburbia area! Posh Seven Magazine is a lifestyle magazine tailoring to women living and around Route 7, Loudoun County, Great Falls, and Reston.

May we all continue working towards a brighter and more hopeful future!

In addition to individual in-home and in-school therapy sessions, we also offer education and workshops for schools and individual educators, with topics tailored to your school’s specific needs. These can include: fine motor skills, feeding difficulties, sensory processing disorder, red flags for Autism Spectrum Disorder, cultural differences with English Language Learners, and time for Q&A with our therapists. Each participant will receive handouts with resources and a Continuing Education certificate.

Happy #NationalHatDay! Our therapy services are not only incredibly effective, but also lots of fun! Out therapists incorporate play into every session, knowing that children learn best when they are enjoying the exercises.


If your newborn is struggling to feed, we recognize that this is time-sensitive and are here to help! Contact us for immediate openings.

We believe that by providing therapy in natural environments such as your home, school, and in the community, it leads to better generalization of skills. Services in clinics are not representative of the child’s daily life. After all, life doesn’t take place in a clinic. Therapy in natural environments uses your toys, materials and respects your family’s routines.

Sign language can open up communication well before your baby or toddler is ready to shower you with words. We offer sign language classes for hearing babies and toddlers.

There are few things more rewarding than when we see our smallest clients cuddle up with their caregivers with excitement for learning and growing. #NationalCuddleUpDay

Kristina received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Towson University, specializing in pediatrics. She is passionate about working with children. Kristina was previously the lead OT at Kennedy Krieger Institute Center for Autism and Related Disorders. She has been trained in The Alert Program, The Zones of Regulation, Learning Without Tears (school readiness and writing), and Handwriting Without Tears (K-5th).

"I see the whole family as part of the team. Every relationship and every interaction is an opportunity for children to demonstrate their therapeutic achievements. My role is to help them to be the best version of themselves."

Intervention is likely to be more effective and less costly when it is provided earlier in life rather than later. So how long should you wait and see?

Happy New Year! We are so grateful to be stepping into a new year and new decade being able to do what we love, and positively impact families in our community.

Happy New Year from Little Hands! Let’s make this one the best yet—TOGETHER!

What does it look like to graduate from Little Hands? Smiles, confidence, new capabilities, new tools and a new OUTLOOK for both children and caregivers. Get started with us so we can see you through and celebrate with you too!

Today's the last day to us bring home a WIN. :)

We are thrilled to be nominated for Best Physical/Occupational Therapy Practice in the Loudoun Times-Mirror's "Best of Loudoun 2020" poll! Thank you to our clients for entrusting us with your child's development. We'd be honored if you'd take a moment to give us your official vote at the link below!


Need speech help? We want to be a resource for you! We also come to you - at home, school, or preschool.

Wishing a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from our family to yours!

Speech therapists help people of all ages develop, improve, recover, and maintain skills necessary to happily thrive. They are uniquely trained to assess and address articulation and phonology, fluency, social skills and communication, swallowing disorders, and more. Meet yours here:

Happy Hanukkah! Wishing everyone eight days and nights of love, light, and miracles.

Playdough is a fantastic option for increasing fine motor skills. What’s your child’s favorite playdough pastime?

Make reading a priority this holiday season. Stock up on books—they are the gifts that keep on giving!

Did you know: Occupational Therapy can help picky eaters pick better food! Learn more about our Feeding Therapy approach here.

We are thrilled to be nominated for Best Physical/Occupational Therapy Practice in the Loudoun Times-Mirror's "Best of Loudoun 2020" poll! Thank you to our clients for entrusting us with your child's development. We'd be honored if you'd take a moment to give us your official vote at the link below!

The holidays are just around the corner. What toys are at the top of your list this year?

It’s National Gingerbread House Day! Incorporate food play, sensory, and fine motor skills all in one. Build yours and share your masterpiece in the comments below!

The holidays present many opportunities for little helping hands. How do you include your little ones in holiday cooking and prepping? #OT #occupationaltherapy

We helped the squirrels collect acorns and worked on turn-taking while using our device. This friend is able to combine several words to make requests and answer questions. He is doing a great job using his “talker” in therapy to complete higher-level language tasks!

LIKE if you LOVE what you do. (We do!)

Today on #GivingTuesday, we want to share some of the incredible organizations that we have partnered with in 2019.

2. SCN2A Related Autism & Epilepsy: The FamilieSCN2A Foundation
3. Joshua Frase Foundation supporting Centronuclear and Myotubular Myopathy
4. March of Dimes
5. Community Resources: School PTOs and MOPS groups locally

As we step into the season of giving, let’s do so with the spirit of generosity and give to organizations who embody the mindset of the season.

If you have interacted with Little Hands, you have met Kimberly! A HUGE thanks to Kimberly for her careful attention to every detail of each child’s journey with us. You make us better and we couldn’t make it without you!

Shout out to our littlest friends in Ashburn, Leesburg, and Aldie! We love providing high-quality therapy in homes, schools, and daycares in Eastern Loudoun County and Western Fairfax counties.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Share the celebration—and the preparation! Share a picture of your festivities in the comments below.

It’s a fact: 8% of all children have a speech, language or swallowing disorder. We are here to walk alongside you and your child and find a way to help them thrive.

OT and Speech Skills on Summer Trips | Little Hands Pediatric Therapy

The holidays are fast approaching along with busy travel seasons. Get creative in the car to keep the kiddos busy. Our summer car travel tips are cold-weather proof! Have a long car trip planned this Summer? This is a great opportunity to strengthen Speech and OT skills. A little planning will go a long way.

Amanda DeAngelis, a Speech-Language Pathologist with Little Hands, says: “Using something simple, like blocks, in conjunction with clear instructions (put on, put up) and social language (my turn, your turn) can be fun and effective in overcoming speech delays. I love playing games with kids, but most importantly I love giving them a voice!"

When your child learns something new in a comfortable environment, they have what they need to keep practicing long after therapy ends. That’s why we come to you!

Did you know: Occupational Therapy can help picky eaters pick better food! Our OT team has openings—schedule your evaluation today for more adventurous eaters tomorrow!

It’s World Kindness Day! We work everyday to #MakeKindnessTheNorm—what random act of kindness did you give—or receive—that made a huge impact on your life?

Is your seemingly “picky” child actually struggling with a treatable disorder? Karl, now age 6, ate only plain yogurt, milk, crackers, and cheese until he was 4 years old. Keep reading to find out what happened next.

Need handwriting help? Sign us up. Our Occupational Therapy team has immediate openings.

If your lactation consultant recommended feeding therapy for your newborn or infant, we have immediate openings to help your baby get the nourishment she needs.

Creating positive change in your child’s life, in your home or school.

Little Hands Pediatric Therapy is the expert in Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Education services in NOVA.

Our educated and experienced team of therapists come to your home, school or daycare to provide personalized, high-quality therapy in Eastern Loudoun County and Western Fairfax counties. Sessions are a full clinical hour (50 minutes of therapy and 10 minutes of parent wrap up, documentation, and scheduling) and our therapists connect regularly with your child's teachers and care providers. With our younger clients, parents or caregivers are a part of every therapy session. The integrated, active routines-based approach successfully accommodates your child's schedule while learning real-life skills in an environment where they feel comfortable.

We are on a mission to support parents and educators on how best to help the children in our community. Schools and daycares regularly invite Little Hands Pediatric Therapy to train their educators and staff. Social Skills Groups and Parent Information Sessions are also available.

We look forward to taking the first steps together in creating positive change in your child’s life – you are in good hands!

Services Provided:

  • Speech Therapy

  • Feeding Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Evaluations

  • Educator Workshops

  • Consulting Therapist

  • Individual School Screenings

  • Sign Language Sessions & Workshops

  • Social Skills Groups

  • Parent Information Nights
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    42395 Ryan Road, Suite 112
    Ashburn, VA

    General information

    Our knowledgeable team of therapists come to your home, school or daycare and provide Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy Services for infants to teens. We are experts in Early Childhood Development and lead Educator Workshops, Social Skills Groups, and Sign Language Classes. Our services are available in Western Fairfax and Eastern Loudoun counties.

    Opening Hours

    Monday 09:00 - 18:00
    Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
    Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
    Friday 09:00 - 18:00
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