SPEECH THERAPY TEAM
Bond Henderson, CCC-SLP
Bond received her MA at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in 2001. She has extensive outpatient clinical experience, including treatment of Apraxia, Austism, language delays, and disorders of articulation. She has received training in the administration of the Screening Tool for Autism in Toddlers (STAT).
Karol H. Pilkinton, CCC-SLP
Karol received her MA from the University of Tennessee. Her expertise is in a variety of pediatric speech and language disorders including Childhood Apraxia of Speech, language delays, Autism, oral-motor and sensory processing, speech/articulation disorders, and augmentative-alternative communication disorders. Karol is a Language Acquisition Through Motor Planning (LAMP) certified professional who also has experience with adult neurological disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury and cognitive rehabilitation.
Laura Sanchez, CCC-SLP
Laura received a BS at the University of Georgia and MS in Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University. She has experience working with children with articulation disorders, language delays and social/pragmatic issues, and she has expertise working with children with feeding and swallowing disorders and in the area of augmentative and alternative communication. Laura has received specialty training in pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders and childhood apraxia of speech, and she is certified in the SOS Approach to Feeding, Food Chaining and the Beckman Oral Motor Approach.
Lisa Thompson, MS CCC-SLP
Lisa received her MS in communication Disorders from Western Kentucky University in 1998. She has received specialized training in Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), various low-tech and high-tech Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) systems. Lisa has extensive clinical experience working with children with language delays, Autism, and Rett Syndrome.
Hilary Robinson, MS CCC-SLP
Hilary received her MS from East Tennessee State University. She has extensive outpatient clinical experience in the areas of but not limited to evaluation and treatment of language delays, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, social/pragmatic delays, Autism, stuttering, and disorders of articulation. Hilary specializes in Childhood Apraxia of Speech and is trained in PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (introduction and bridging level). She is certified in the SOS feeding approach and also has specialized training in Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP).
Dana Fennell, MS CCC-SLP
Dana received her MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Teachers College, Columbia University. She also received a MS in Special Education from the University of Tennessee. Dana has extensive experience in the clinical setting and working with Early Intervention. She has experience treating and evaluating a range of developmental diagnosis and communication disorders across the age ranges, including Childhood Apraxia of Speech, articulation disorders, stuttering, language delay, and Autism. She has received additional training in PROMPT, LSVT, and Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking.
Sarah Poligone, MS CCC-SLP
Sarah received her BS at the University of Tennessee Knoxville and MS in Speech Language Pathology at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. She is a Certified Lactation Counselor and has previously worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in relation to infant feeding and development. Sarah has clinical expertise in the outpatient treatment and evaluation of feeding and swallowing disorders in medically fragile infant/children as well as generalized sensory/oral motor feeding difficulties. She additionally has experience as a speech language pathologist working with children with speech language delay and autism.
Emily Springer, CCC-SLP
Emily received her MA from the University of Memphis in 2019. while there, she completed additional coursework for a graduate certificate in Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department and another in Health Systems Leadership through the Memphis School of Public Health. Additionally, while in graduate school, she assisted with research related to executive functioning and fluency in the University of Memphis Cognition, Speech, and Language lab. Her clinical experience includes working in the public school system, outpatient pediatric hospitals, and home-based early intervention. She has worked with numerous children who have Autism, traumatic brain injuries (TBI), intellectual disabilities, pediatric cancer, articulation/phonological disorders, fluency disorders, language delays and disorders, and feeding disorders.
Emily Donoghue, MS CCC-SLP
Emily received her BS at the University of Central Florida and her MS in Speech-Language Pathology from Jacksonville University. she has experience working in pediatrics in the areas of language delays, Alternative and Augmentative Communication, feeding/swallowing disorders, and social/pragmatic difficulties. Emily has attended trainings for Language Acquisitions through Motor Planning (LAMP) and Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). She also received specialized training in Food Chaining and SOS Steps to Eating. Additionally, Emily was a teacher in The Preschool at High Hopes before attending graduate school and joining the therapy team.