Laurie Como, M.A., C.C.C.-SLP

Laurie is the co-owner of the Como Pediatric Communication Center. Laurie received her Master's degree in communication disorders and sciences in 1986. Laurie's experience is unsurpassed. While her passion is to work with the toddler aged child, she has worked with every age and disorder in the profession. Laurie's professional reputation in the community and neighboring school districts is a testament to her hard work and commitment to helping children. Laurie is a caring therapist that treats every child with love and an unparalleled desire to improve their communication skills. Laurie shares everyday at home and work with her husband Craig. They have one daughter (Nina, 1999) and two dogs, Annie and Stella.

Craig Como

Craig is a graduate of Hillsdale College (1991) and is the co-owner of the Como Pediatric Communication Center with his wife Laurie. Craig's previous work experience includes 2 years as a secondary school teacher and 9 years in the telecommunications field. Craig serves as the day to day operations manager of CPCC, and focuses on making sure that every new client feels comfortable with their decision to bring their child to the center. He promises to provide a warm, friendly and positive experience to every family.

Tammy Peppers, M.A, C.C.C.-SLP

Tammy Peppers received her Master's degree in communication disorders and sciences in 1992 and been a member of the CPCC staff since it's opening in 2003. Tammy is a devoted speech/language pathologist whose knowledge far outreaches the industry norm. Her gentle approach lends to an immediate connection between child and therapist. Tammy continues to be innovative with her treatment ideas and is able to provide a course of treatment that is appropriate and goal driven for every child she works with. Tammy is married to her husband Sean and are the proud parents of their daughter, Alyse (2006).

Tracy Naftaly, OTR/L

Tracy joined the CPCC staff in April, 2009. She earned her degree in allied health science from Eastern Michigan University in 1989. Tracy has worked in many capacities prior to joining our team. Those experiences included work in a rehab setting for spinal cord injuries, pediatric home care, hospital based intervention (NICU) and also in the developmental assessment clinic (DAC). She spent 16 years in the local public school system servicing the ASD pre-school and elementary programs. Tracy's continuing education courses are expansive! They include many seminars on Sensory Integration and Brain Gym. She is trained and certified in a wide variety of handwriting and fine motor programs including Handwriting Without Tears, Callirobics, First Strokes, Vision Therapy, Picky Eaters/Oral Motor Strategies, Talk Tools, P.E.C.S. and TEACCH. Tracy has completed online course work for P.L.A.Y./Floortime/DIR principals. Tracy is also certified in Pediatric Neuro-developmental Treatment (NDT) as well as Therapeutic Listening. Tracy is married to her husband Gary and has two daughters, Jessica (1992) and Ashley (1995).

Dr. Fran Roth, DPT

Fran has 30+ years of experience as a pediatric Physical Therapist in various settings including schools, hospitals, home care and outpatient clinics.  She completed all of her schooling at Wayne State University and received her Doctorate degree in 2011. At the start of her career, Fran initiated the pediatric outpatient program at Wyandotte General Hospital and then worked on staff at Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit.  Most recently, Fran has worked in the school system treating children from birth to age 18.   Fran's continuing education courses include the Physiology of Learning, Integrating Neurotherapeutic and Sensory Techniques into Therapy for the Special Needs Client,  Brain Gain: pre and postnatal neural development and The Out-of Sync Child has fun.  Fran also feels a social responsibility to enhance the health of members in the community.  With her husband Mark and 4 children, Fran has supported and volunteered at the juvenile diabetes research foundation (JDRF) for over two decades.


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5877 Livernois
Suite 101
Troy, Michigan 48098

248-828-3800 phone
248-828-4226 fax