Pediatric Rehabilitation

Physical, occupational, and speech therapists with extensive training and experience
in pediatrics make up the Pediatric Rehabilitation Team.

The Pediatric Team is committed to providing accessible, high quality rehabilitation services, including evaluation, treatment, and consultation to developmentally challenged children from birth through adolescence in western North Carolina. Our team's purpose is to assist children in progression toward their fullest developmental potential, and we strive to do so with enthusiasm, compassion, and dedication to quality.

Our Team

Sandy Davis, PT, MPT, PCS, MSW

Sandy is a physical  therapist and a board certified specialist in pediatrics.  She received her Master's in Physical Therapy from Western Carolina University in 1998 and has been working with Harris Regional Hospital providing physical therapy to young children since 1998. She serves as clinical coordinator for Harris Regional Hospital's pediatric rehabilitation services. Sandy also has a Master's in Social Work from University of Georgia.  She has 11 years of experience as a social worker, primarily working with infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.


Catherine Overbay, MA, CCC-SLP

Catherine has been a speech pathologist at Harris Regional Hospital since 2011. She started her career here after moving to North Carolina from Baton Rouge, LA where she attended Louisiana State University for undergraduate and graduate school. She specialized in pediatric speech, language, and feeding disorders. She works in the outpatient clinic at Harris as well as covering therapy needs at Summit Charter School in Cashiers. When she is not at work, she enjoys life in Waynesville with her husband and children.


Lauren Carnes, PT, MPT, CLT

Lauren is a licensed physical therapist. Lauren graduated with a Masters of Physical Therapy from Western Carolina University in 2011. Her professional interests include neurology, pediatrics, and lymphatic drainage. Lauren is currently taking classes to receive her certification in lymphatic drainage. She is currently covering both at Harris Hospital and at the Franklin Medical Park. Outside of work Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering in the community.


Alena Campbell, OTR/L

Alena Campbell received her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy  from Lenoir Rhyne University in 2013. Since graduation,  she has been practicing in pediatrics across a variety of settings including outpatient, schools, and with early intervention teams. Her special interests include working with children who have been diagnosed with autism, ADD/ADHD, sensory processing challenges and learning disabilities. She is excited to join the Harris pediatric team and serve families in her new community.



Developmental Milestones (Birth - Age 5)

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ASHA Milestones

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CDC Developmental Milestones

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APTA Fact Sheets & Resources