MEET KAY PARKER
I am the founder of Parker Speech & Language and for the last 11 years I have been treating adults and children on the Northshore. Speech and language disorders are my passion and I love seeing my patients grow. I have 19 years of experience, a Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology as well as a Certificate of Clinical Competency from ASHA.
My specialties include language and fluency disorders, articulation, apraxia, autism, literacy, down syndrome and disorders of feeding and swallowing.
I am the proud wife of Brian and we have two children and a crazy dog named Dash! I love working out and watching my kids play soccer in my spare time.
MEET OUR STAFF
There’s a reason why Parker Speech & Language Therapy is so successful, and it is because of our amazing therapists and staff! Our passion for helping others, along with our dedication to progress is unmatched in our area.
Lauren has been working at Parker Speech and Language for 10 years now. She has 13 years of experience and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology.
Specialties: Early intervention, articulation disorders, Apraxia, Autism, Down Syndrome, cleft lip / cleft palate, feeding difficulties and language delays.
On a personal note, Lauren is married with 3 kids, loves Starbucks, the beach and shopping.
Heather has been part of the Parker Speech and Language Team since August of 2018. She has 13 years of experience as well as a Master's degree in Communication Disorders and her Certificate of Clinical Competency from ASHA.
Specialties: Early intervention, articulation, language disorders, and feeding and swallowing disorders in children.
On a personal note, Heather is married with 4 children.
Rachel Schlegel has been a part of the Parker Speech and Language team since June of 2017. She has 10 years of experience including 3 years of ABA therapy experience. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology.
Specialties: Certified Autism Specialist, Down Syndrome, articulation and reading difficulties.
On a personal note, Rachel is married, and they are proud owners of a big fluffy dog. She loves reading and organizing her home.
MS, CF- SLP
Catherine is one of the newest members to join the Parker Speech and Language team. Catherine has a Bachelor's and a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
Specialties: Articulation, language disorders and early intervention.
On a personal note: Catherine moved to the Northshore after Hurricane Katrina at the age of 10.
M.S., CF- SLP
Kelsey recently graduated with her Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She has been working as a SLP since early 2022.
On a personal note, Kelsey loves cats! She has two brothers on the autism spectrum, which is why speech-language pathology became her chosen field!
Becca is brand new to our PSLT Team. Becca has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders from LSU & a Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from SELU.
Specialties: language disorders, articulation, apraxia, Autism, as well as feeding and swallowing disorders in the pediatric population. Also, cognition, language, voice, and swallowing disorders in the adult population.
On a personal note. Becca enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as shopping.
Carri is the Parker Speech and Language Administrator. She helps our new patients onboard our practice and manages all existing patients' insurance and annual agreements. She is always here to help clients with insurance questions, verifications and authorizations.
On a personal note, Carri is married with 4 children. In her free time, she practices martial arts, enjoys reading and her favorite place in the world is the beach.
Danielle Gulotta has been a part of the Parker Speech & Language team for 5 years. She is the amazing woman behind the scenes, our wonderful office manager. Danielle has expertise in insurance billing and accounting and is always willing to help our patients with their account questions.
On a personal note, Danielle loves spending time with her two girls. She is also a talented baker and cook.