Sunny Biggers, Ed.S., LPES, NCSP
Sunny is driven by her passion for equal access to services for all children. She leads and administers the comprehensive psychoeducational assessment services provided at Pathways.
Sunny has a B.A. in Psychology with a focus in Child Development from Florida State University (2012), as well as an Ed.S. in School Psychology from the University of Central Florida (2016). Sunny is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and a Licensed Psychoeducational Specialist. Sunny has experience working in various school settings and with children ages 3 to 21. She especially enjoys working with younger children, ages 5-10.
Sunny brings a wealth of knowledge about the overlap between varying developmental disabilities and mental health needs. She is passionate about helping families understand their child’s unique way of learning. Sunny provides comprehensive evaluations to diagnose learning differences such as ADHD, Autism, Giftedness, and learning disabilities (dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia). She is also skilled at educating and advocating for environmental modifications aimed at improving a child's learning in the school environment and is available for school consults at client's request.
Often, families of children with disabilities have a difficult time getting access to specialized mental health services for them. Sunny’s unique background allows her to provide specialized treatment for mental health issues related to learning differences that impact school functioning. Sunny uses a varied approach based on each child’s individual needs, including methods from cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness strategies, family education/skill-building, and explicit social skills instruction. She incorporates play, art, and the child’s individual interests in order to meet them where they are at.