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Meet the Therapists

"Lighting the way for our patients

to achieve therapeutic success!" 

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Speech Therapy

Samantha Lynch MS, CCC-SLP
Owner/ Speech-Language Pathologist

Samantha is a national and state licensed speech-language pathologist who specializes in pediatric therapy.​ 

Originally from New Jersey, she received her Bachelors of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Marywood University in 2013. In 2014, she received her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology.


Since then, she has worked in a variety of pediatric settings for almost 10 years! She has experience in school-based and outpatient therapy, serving children both in-person and virtually.  Some of her therapeutic passions are Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC),  Speech Sound Disorders, and Early Language Development. 

When not working, Samantha loves spending time with friends and family, photography, and traveling. 

Occupational Therapy

Megan Hardin OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Megan is  an occupational therapist who graduated with her masters degree from Spalding University in 2016.


Her primary field is pediatrics with a focus on sensory integration, feeding and motor skills. In 2019, she completed training for the SOS approach to feeding. Megan loves being able to help children and their families with feeding because it is such an important life skill!

She provides parents with education to help at home while looking into all aspects of feeding (motor, oral, behavioral/learning, medical, sensory and nutritional factors) and using play to help a child become more comfortable with food and eating! 


Megan has been a Nelson county resident since 2013 and loves the area. She married her husband in 2016 and they have 2 wild boys ages 4 and 1.


When Megan is not providing therapy, she is more than likely outdoors doing something like hiking, camping or swimming with her family. 



Speech Therapy

Julia Rogers CF, SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist 

Julia is a speech-language pathologist who earned both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Kentucky in 2021 and 2023. 

Her passion for working with children with severe communication disorders and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) has driven her pediatric career. 

Born and raised in Bardstown, Julia has decided to return to her roots to serve her community!

In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and friends, walking her furry companion, and indulging in a bit of retail therapy. Julia is committed to helping children and their families achieve their full potential.


Julia is excited to be a part of the Light the Way Therapy community! 

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