*Owner/Speech-Language Pathologist *
April Smith holds Masters Degrees in Speech-Language Pathology, and Clinical Psychology. She has over 25 years experience in the field, specializing in speech, oral motor, feeding, swallowing, language, learning, behavioral, and emotional problems.
Anji Fernandes holds a Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She has experience working with a variety of children, adolescents and adults, specializing in language, learning, and fluency disorders. She has worked in a variety of settings, including private and public schools, home health, and psychiatric facilities. She is a certified Fast ForWord provider.
Chastity Martinez, MS, CCC-SLP – holds a Master of Science Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Texas Women’s University. Chastity specializes in provision of bilingual services. She has experience working with a variety of children, adolescents and adults. She has worked in a variety of settings, including private and public schools, adult and pediatric home health, rehabilitation hospitals, and nursing home facilities.
Marcia Napier, M.A. CCC, has an undergraduate degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. and a Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Austin. She has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings. She has special interests in communication for hearing impaired individuals, phonological disorders, and early childhood speech/language development.
Kathy Cooke, M.S. CCC, received her graduate degree from Texas Women’s University and her undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio. She has over 28 years of experience working primarily with preschool and elementary aged children in the public school setting and home health. Additionally, Kathy has experience in supervising graduate students pursuing degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
Dolores Longoria, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from Our Lady of the Lake University. She has over 28 years of experience in the field working with a variety of children and adolescents. She has worked in public and private schools as well as charter schools and private clinics.
Jennifer Lovejoy, M.S. CCC, received her Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota in 1999. She has worked in pediatric home health, early intervention and public schools.
Brookes Lasswell received her undergraduate degree in Communications Science Disorders from the University of Texas and her masters in Communications Science Disorders from the University of Houston. She has worked with all age groups, from infants to adults, and with clients with various types of speech and/or language difficulties. She adores her husband and four boys and loves to cook, workout, play tennis and be with friends.
Speech- Language Pathology Intern
Elaine (Lainy) Carta, M.S., CF-SLP, received her undergraduate degree in Communications Science Disorders from Baylor University in Waco, TX and her Master’s degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Lainy is currently a clinical fellow and has had experience with both children and adults. She has worked with the following populations: Language and literacy disorders, articulation, hard of hearing, traumatic brain injury, aphasia, ESL learners, and fluency disorders. Some of her favorite things are reading, traveling, discovering new restaurants with her husband, her Australian Shepherd dog, and endless amounts of coffee.