Meet Our Founders

Meet the Founders

Leala Holcomb is a Deaf teacher with a Master's degree in Deaf Education. She was instrumental in developing ASL rhymes and rhythms resources for young Deaf children. She enjoys giving presentations at national and international conferences in addition to providing consultations.

Jonathan McMillan is a Deaf interpreter who is currently working towards his Master's degree in Sign Language Education. He used to work as a Sign Language Model with AmeriCorps in New Mexico, and enjoys exploring American Sign Language linguistics.

Amanda Sortwell is a Deaf therapist with a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is passionate about working with hearing families of Deaf and Hard of Hearing children, and supporting their family-child relationships.

Amanda Sortwell is a Deaf therapist with a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is passionate about working with hearing families of Deaf and Hard of Hearing children, and supporting their family-child relationships.

Jonathan McMillan is a Deaf interpreter who is currently working towards his Master's degree in Sign Language Education. He used to work as a Sign Language Model with AmeriCorps in New Mexico, and enjoys exploring American Sign Language linguistics.