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Thom Anne Sullivan Center

126 Phoenix Ave., Lowell, MA 01852

Contact information:
Phone: (978) 453-8331
Fax: (978) 453-9254
Pam Wolfe, Director

Hours Of Operation:
8:00 - 4:00


  • Developmental Specialists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Speech and Language Pathologists
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Nurses
  • Consulting Nutritionist
  • Autism Specialty Providers
  • Community Health Workers

Meet the Staff

Thom Anne Sullivan Center Early Intervention is in the business of helping children and their families achieve their goals. We recognize that our success depends on the skills and experience of the people who work for us. Thom Anne Sullivan Center employs over 100 full and part-time staff members: teachers, nurses, social workers and therapists.  Many are fluent in languages other than English including: Spanish, Portuguese, Khmer, Hindi, Vietnamese, Korean, Lao, Mandarin, Cantonese and Sign Language.

Meet some of our dedicated staff:

Reena is a developmental specialist with advanced degrees in both early childhood development and Autism Spectrum Disorders.  She has worked with children for 25 years, including 6 in early intervention at the Thom Anne Sullivan Center.  She is a certified early intervention specialist, a team leader, and the autism coordinator for the program.  Reena has an extensive background in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders including certifications in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Developmental Individual Relationship Based Model (DIR), and The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM).  Additionally, Reena is trained in the Newborn Behavioral Observations Training System (NBO) through the Brazelton Institute at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Katie is a registered nurse with 25 years experience, including working with toddlers in the classroom, working as an elementary school Nurse and both inpatient and outpatient pediatrics.  She is a certified early intervention specialist and has worked in early intervention for 5 years.  Katie is also certified as an infant massage educator and specializes in working with child with complex medical needs and providing parenting education and support.

Liz is a licensed certified social worker (LCSW) who has worked in early intervention for 5 years.  Prior to early intervention Liz worked as a family advocate through the Head Start Program and as a certified behavioral health professional providing in-home services and community support for children with developmental delays and disabilities.  Liz is a certified early intervention specialist and is also certified in trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy.  Liz’s areas of specialty include: community resources, parenting education and support, social emotional development, and supporting children with challenging behaviors and sensory needs. 

Susan is a physical therapist with 25 years experience in the field.  Susan has worked in both inpatient and outpatient programs providing both acute rehabilitative care and outpatient care.  Susan enjoys traveling and sharing her skills with families in need.  Susan has been working in early intervention for approximately 3 years and specializes in working with infants and children with torticollis.

Laureen is a developmental specialist with 23 years experience in early childhood education as a classroom teacher, assistant director, and special needs coordinator.  Laureen has worked in early intervention at the Thom Anne Sullivan Center for 5 years.  She is a certified early intervention specialist and is also certified in infant massage.  Laureen’s areas of specialty include:  young parent support and infant/toddler groups.

Stephanie is a licensed speech and language pathologist with 7 years experience in early intervention.  She is a certified early intervention specialist with additional training in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and the PROMPT technique.  Stephanie’s areas of specialty include:  Autism Spectrum Disorders, low tech augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and motor speech disorders.