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Neurology Team

Nevada Reed, M.D.

Nevada Reed, M.D., is an ABPN board certified pediatric neurologist. Dr. Reed has over twenty years of expertise in treating children and young adults with a variety of neurological diagnoses. She is an advocate for children with autism spectrum disorders on the state and local level. She has additional expertise in the areas of movement disorders, language regression, and ADD/ADHD. She also treats many children with seizures, headaches, anxiety and OCD.


Mandie Bettis, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC

Mandie comes to KidsLink after 10 years at Akron Children’s Hospital. At Children’s, she specialized in pediatric neurology. She was a Clinical Coordinator for several years on a unit containing pediatric neurosurgery, epilepsy monitoring, and inpatient rehab.


Jessica Kaari, RN

Jessica assists patients and families of both Dr. Nevada Reed and Mandie Bettis, CNP. In addition, she manages medication administration for The KidsLink School.


Shannon Friend, Certified Medical Assistant

Shannon graduated from Fortis College as a certified medical assistant. She worked at a local family practice for 4.5 years before making the move to KidsLink.


Cindy Ross

Cindy has been working at KidsLink since 2011. She is an important liaison between patients and providers- making sure patient needs are addressed in a thorough and effective manner. She is passionate about high quality patient care.