Blue Door Pediatric Therapy, P.C.
Blue Door Pediatric Therapy, P.C., is owned and operated by Melissa Bradley-Potter, M.A., CCC-SLP. Melissa is a Nebraska licensed and ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist serving families in Omaha and surrounding areas. An Iowa native who lives with her husband, seven year old twin boys and four year old daughter, Melissa has been working with children and their families for more than a decade.
Melissa is a Certified Hanen Instructor for the It Takes Two to Talk® Program and the More Than Words® Program. These programs teach families how to become their child's most important language teacher. She is also a Certified Baby Signs Instructor, teaching families how to communicate with their babies with sign before they are able to talk.
Blue Door was formed to create a therapy experience to maximize your child's communication potential and to empower your family through education and practical hands on experience that works for you! We are committed to your child's communication success and building a plan that is customized to your child and your family needs.
Jamie Bowden OTR/L is a Nebraska native who has been a practicing therapist for over 2o years. Jamie graduated from Creighton University with a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy. Jamie is passionate about working with families to meet functional goals, sustaining lifelong abilities through education and fitness. In her free time, Jamie enjoys spending time with her husband and children who are involved in sports, music and the arts.
Ben Harder, M.S., CCC-SLP is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2013 and Master of Science degree from Rockhurst University in 2015. He is certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and the state of Nebraska. Ben has attended several focused training in the area of Applied Behavioral Analysis and Verbal Behavior for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental delays. The majority of his clinical time has found him working in the public school setting with preschool and elementary aged children with various disabilities Ben has clinical experiences in pediatric outpatient settings as well. His area of interests includes Early Intervention, ASD, pediatric speech sound disorders, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication for those with significant and complex communication needs. Ben works closely with parents and other professionals to ensure each child is making progress toward their communication goals. In his free time, Ben enjoys spending time with his friends, family, and three dogs. He also enjoys being active, and watching the Huskers!