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Thom Charles River Early Intervention

465 Waverley Oaks Rd., Suite 101, Waltham, MA 02452

Contact Information:
Phone: (781) 894-6564
Fax: (781) 893-5938
Lorraine Sanik, Director

Hours Of Operation:
8:00 - 5:00


  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Psychology Specialists
  • Speech and Language Pathologists
  • Nutritionist
  • Social Workers
  • Nurses
  • Music Therapist
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists

Meet the Staff

Thom Charles River 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 Charles River employs 50 full and part-time staff members: teachers, nurses, social workers, therapists and a nutritionist. Many are fluent in languages other than English including: Spanish, Hebrew, Russian, Sign Language, and Portuguese.    

Meet some of our dedicated staff:

Carolyn is a Speech and Language Pathologist with over 20 years experience. She has a special interest in helping infants and toddlers who have sensory, communication and feeding difficulties.

Ellen is a Developmental Psychologist with special expertise in children’s cognitive development, attention and behavior management. Ellen has 10 years experience working with very young children and their families.

Fran is a Developmental Educator. She has more than 20 years experience teaching young children and facilitating parent-toddler groups. Fran loves her work with parents and other family members and finds it exciting to watch children make developmental progress.

Jackie is a Social Worker who speaks fluent English, Spanish and some Portuguese. She enjoys working with families from diverse backgrounds and helping them to access community resources and supports.

Mindy is a Physical Therapist who is certified in Neurodevelopmental Treatment of Infants and Children. With more than 20 years experience, Mindy especially appreciates her work with families on their “journey” towards better understanding of their child’s special needs.

Robyn is an Occupational Therapist who speaks English and some Russian. Robyn’s special areas of expertise, developed during her 20 plus years of practice, includes working with children who have visual impairments.