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At Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy, we strive to create success stories for our clients at every stage from birth through young adulthood by providing personalized intervention and empowering parents to be informed advocates of their child’s care and development.

Our mission is to support the children in our community reach their full potential at every stage from birth through young adulthood by providing personalized evidence-based interventions.

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My son has been receiving speech therapy from Tamika Harris for the last 5 months and I could not be more pleased. Tamika and the staff at Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy have been outstanding! Tamika has taken the time to help me, as a parent learn about my son's condition as well as how best to help and advocate for him. Tamika is fun, bubbly and extremely professional in the ways that she works with my son 3 days a week. She is always coming up with new ways to approach his therapy that will continue to challenge and help him improve with his ongoing development. Tamika has offered to speak with my son's teacher and SLP at school in order to make sure everyone is on the same page in regards to his condition and his treatment. She and the staff at Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy are very responsive to any questions I might have and are always kind and compassionate when it comes to our feeling as parents and our children.
My son was very blessed to have Ms. Brittany as his speech pathologist. She is very amazing at what she does, and definitely excels at establishing relationships with the children. Her ability to relate, assist, and guide parents through being able to navigate through the complexities of speech delay is most definitely her calling. My wife and I enjoyed our experience seeing our son progress under the guidance of Ms. Brittany. He started at around the of 1 3/4 years old and was having difficulty speaking, establishing eye contact, and basic communication skills. He is now 2.5 years old and is able to speak much more words than when we first started, as well as establish appropriate purposeful eye contact during social interactions. We will forever be grateful for Ms. Brittany and are saddened to have to part ways due to conflicting schedules on our end. We highly recommend Ms. Brittany for any parent seeking assistance for their child in speech!
My child was referred to Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy in 2020 for further intervention for ARFID treatment. We have been seeing Keri for almost three years now and the progress that has been made from the weekly sessions is amazing. My child has gained so much confidence with eating and has been taught tools to use (by Keri) to help overcome fears/anxieties about certain foods. Keri is very patient and nurturing, which has been important in this treatment process. Highly recommend Keri for feeding therapy.
Frisco Feeding & Speech is wonderful for my son! Abigail is great at helping us understand and work through my son's eating issues. She is warm, kind, and makes my child feel comfortable during his sessions. We highly recommend Abigail and Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy!
Ciera was so nice and helped my daughter in such a short amount of time! My daughter had a lip and tongue tie and would not take bottles. Not only is she taking bottles consistently with no issues, but she has better oral motor skills now after working with Ciera for a few weeks!
I had a great experience with Tamika, who is very patient and experienced. With her advices on oral exercise and bottles, our baby latches in a more correct way now. Highly recommend!
We started feeding therapy at 9 months at the recommendation of our pediatrician. We worked with Keri from start to finish and were discharged at 15 months. Keri helped at every stage in feeding, from teaching our baby how to chew and use/strengthen all muscles required, to how to introduce new textures and purées, to how to introduce solids, and how to introduce new foods to a now picky toddler. At each stage our daughter had new difficulties arise and Keri knew exactly how to help resolve the issue and provided practical at-home exercises that would help resolve our concerns over time. By the time we finished with feeding therapy our daughter could reliably and safely eat foods that were presented, as opposed to immediately throwing up like when we first started. I am grateful for the knowledge and lessons Keri provided. We are expecting a second baby later this year and are confident we now know how to continue to implement the lessons learned if needed, and would request Keri again if the situation arose.
we went to Frisco feeding and Brittany was our therapist , I can not thank her enough for what she did for my child , she is perfect , very professional , very knowledgeable , she pointed straight to my child issues with significant lip , tongue as well as buccal ties , we had significant speech\feeding delays as my son was missed diagnosed by his pediatrician who did not even look once at my child mouth even though we were complaining about him having feeding difficulties since day 1. My whole point is if your child needs help Brittany is the one who can make a change. I'm so glad we met and worked with her. Keep up the great job Brittany 🙂
Keri Schoenemann has expertly helped my 8 yr old daughter learn how to use her "inner coach" to help with her sensory feeding issues. We have learned how to see food in a different way rather than yucky or gross. It has been a step by step, gradual process over the past 8 months. C has learned that she is in charge of what goes into her mouth and that she isn't forced to eat something or go hungry. She uses a 0-10 scale to let us know how she perceives a certain food, whether it is easy or hard to eat. Keri started with the basics and built on them each week at C's two sessions. While C isn't a fan of a lot of foods still, we have successfully been able to eat at multiple restaurants over the past 2 months without too much push back. Just going out to eat at a nicer sit down restaurant made my day. I am so thankful for Keri. Her compassion and patience with children is evident in every decision she makes. She uses bright color markers and draws cute pictures and C loved that part. You won't go wrong with Keri or Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Nicole is a pleasure! My son has a blast playing with her and learning at the same time. He gets so excited to go each week. His improvement has been phenomenal
We loved our speech sessions with Ms Nicole. She was so creative making it work at the young age of 3 when we started. She also has a passion in educating the parents on how to practice at home. We loved our time with her and are grateful for all the progress our little one has made.
We love frisco feeding. My son loved his therapist Ms. Britanny. She was amazing with him, bringing in help and new ways of learning everyday. All of my concerns were addressed on time. Our suggestions with included in his goal. Overall we are very satisfied.
FFST has been awesome for my son! Everyone is extremely friendly and helpful. Maggie is making great progress with my son for speech and we truly appreciate the team there!
Overall a very positive experience. Keri did well to explain the purpose of the exercises virtually and keep us on track. With my ever changing work schedule I had to ask for schedule changes frequently. Keri was adaptable and worked patiently with both me and my son over a 6 month period. Impressed with Keri's knowledge.
Keri was instrumental in finally figuring out the source of my daughter's orthodontic issues!!! After 2 rounds of braces and needing to begin a 3rd in just under 3 years, we started speech therapy with Keri. We were referred to Keri because of my daughter's tongue thrust and she realized immediately that she had developed the habit because of her restricted airflow. That prompted a visit to the ENT and she had her tonsils and adenoids removed. Then before getting braces again, Keri suggested an expander to widen her palette which the orthodontist agreed with wholeheartedly.My daughter has seen Keri over the last year regularly and it's been life-changing for her. I can honestly say we wouldn't have had the results without her because we wouldn't have been able put all the pieces together on our own. Five stars aren't enough for Keri. She is amazing!!!!
Allison Nelson is absolutely amazing with teens! I could visibly see the weight that was lifted off of my daughter’s shoulders following her appointments. Something I really love about Allison is that she teaches children how to utilize tools to manage impulsive and disruptive thought patterns so they are equipped to deal with life as they grow. I truly could not be more grateful for how quickly FFST made space for us and how kind and empathetic the were toward my daughter. Allison is truly irreplaceable.
Our son has worked with Brittany Larson for the past year and we have been so very happy with her! She is so patient and went out of her way to find new ways to keep him engaged and excited with each session. He looked forward to seeing her each week. We have been so pleased with the progress he has made and would highly recommend this facility for speech therapy services!
I highly recommend this place! Our little guy had eating issues and had therapy before at another place and it wasn’t helping so I found frisco feeding and within the first day we established my sons level and Brittany came up with a plan for him. He is now eating and food is fun and he is not vomiting every time he eats due to textures. He loved his therapist Brittany. She made it so fun and easy for us to learn and help my son at home. There was zero judgement on what we feed or how we eat at home. She was accommodating in the way of making his surroundings how we’ve always done and she never told us to do it different or feed him differently or foods she would have preferred him to have! She was fantastic and that’s all you can ask for. She really really helped us.
Words can't describe how much Keri Bartel has positively affected our life. She has worked with our son, Jamison, for over 2 years now and the improvement he's made has been tremendous. She's very kind, caring, informative, flexible...I can go on an on. Because of Keri, our son is prepared to enter kindergarten and will have no trouble communicating with his teachers and peers. Jamison truly loves "Ms. Keri" and we are eternally grateful for the time she has spent with him.
My son loved his therapist (Abigail) and he/we learned so much about how to facilitate a better relationship with food. It changed how we look at and talk about his eating challenges. So many people told us "he's just picky", but Abigail taught us that it's sooooo much more than that for him. Great experience!
Our son attended speech therapy with Keri S. for all of 2022 before moving into an ISD program. Keri is exceptional and our son felt comfortable, welcome, safe, encouraged, engaged and loved for every appointment, without fail. The worksheets Keri sent home became a part of our nightly routine and were a great supplement to Keri's instruction. The administrative team, including Mary the billing specialist, was very helpful in working with our insurance and keeping us up to date. I cannot recommend Keri and Frisco Feeding and Speech therapy enough. Thanks for a being a part of our son's growth and development, we'll miss you.
If you are looking for help with feeding, I would strongly recommend visiting Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy and I want add a special mention for Tamika Magloire. We started feeding therapy for our son at around 11 months of age as recommended by our pediatrician. Tamika connected very well with my son and clearly understood his problem. She then helped us in every stage of feeding. Over the course, several new challenges came in and Tamika knew exactly how to resolve them, she gave a lot of suggestions and provided resources to use at home as well. Overall, we found a lot of progress with chewing and drinking and we couldn't thank Tamika enough for all the support she provided us.
Working with Brittany was nothing short of amazing! She has been compassionate, empathetic and helpful throughout the entire process. I wasn't sure what to expect from speech therapy but my child has made tremendous strides since we've started. I highly recommend her services. 5 stars, Ms. Brittany!
My son received services from Frisco Feeding an Speech Therapy from the ages of two years old to almost 4 years old. My son has a relatively rare speech disorder called apraxia of speech and during this time we received EXCEPTIONAL service from the entire care team. Our son went from nearly non-verbal at two years old to having many words, phrases and being able to communicate and be understood – I attribute his progress and his current speech efforts to Jeanine and her team. From the beginning, Jeanine, the founder and clinic owner, was able to quickly and easily establish a great rapport with my son (which was not our experiences at other practices as we tried several before finding Jeanine & team). Jeanine supported us in aggressive daily therapy. Our son received services from four therapists in the practice (due to the frequency) and Jeanine coordinated the plan of care seamless between all providers in her practice. She even took the extra step to coordinate with occupational therapy and preschool. I was impressed by the level of clinical expertise, compassion and commitment from the entire team and from Jeanine personally. Her team made ST fun for our son! During these almost two years, Jeanine worked closely with our family and our son’s multidisciplinary care team (including teachers, OT, neurology, etc.) to ensure the team was coordinated in their approach. When our family moved away from DFW, were very sad to leave the strong group of speech therapists that provided care for our son. I would offer the highest level of recommendation and endorsement for Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy and for Jeanine, Brittany, Shelly, and Elizabeth. I have only the upmost respect and trust with the whole team and highly recommend Jeanine and team for any speech or feeding delay, and in particular if your child has apraxia of speech. If we are ever in the area again, we would return to the practice without hesitation.
My daughter was suffering from anxiety related feeding issues and Frisco Feeding & Speech therapy was a life saver! I had run out of ways to help her and turned to FFS for help. Tamika, our therapist was wonderful! After a few sessions, my daughter was very comfortable with her and trusted her. Tamika created a safe space for her at therapy and my daughter would look forward to her sessions. They taught her strategies and ways to cope with trying new foods. It was life changing for us and we no longer suffer through anxious tear filled mealtimes. Thank you Tamika and FFS!!
After 15 years of misdiagnosis my child, I was referred to the Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy in Frisco. I was close to loosing my teen. Keri is phenomenal in her work. And when the therapy started just seeing what great response from my kid, I was so relieved and happy. Finally a place where they have the right professionals who know what they’re doing. I see improvement and this gives us hope. I recommend Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy for ARFID patients. It’s a journey worth taking.
Tamika at FFST was the best thing to happen to me two weeks after my son was born. I was so discouraged at the beginning of my nursing journey and worried that my son had a poor latch or that I wasn’t producing enough, but after a couple of sessions we were improving significantly! Not only is Tamika fantastic at her job she is also understanding at the adjustment period many mothers go through when planning or driving as a new party of two. She was amazing and I’ll miss seeing her every week!
I cannot speak more highly of Tamika Magloire as our Feeding Therapist! My newborn did great latching for breastfeeding in the hospital, but once discharged she had difficulty and wasn’t having wet diapers so I knew she wasn’t getting anything. Of course this occurred on a weekend so my resources were extremely limited and things didn’t work out. We started her on formula but she was pouring the milk out of the sides of her mouth and still losing weight. I had spoken with the pediatrician at every step about my concern for a tongue tie but he did not appreciate one. At our one month checkup, he recommended Speech Therapy/Feeding Therapy. At the recommendation of our chiropractor, we made an appointment with Tamika. Best. Decision. Ever. She immediately noticed my daughter had a posterior tongue tie that severely limited her tongue movement and a double banded lip tie that did not allow her to latch well on the bottle. She recommended a pediatric dental surgeon who got us in immediately for the laser release. Tamika kept in communication with the dental practice while I was doing the post surgical care and was my main supporter when the stretches of the open wounds and cheek exercises (to reteach her the proper way to eat) was wearing down on me. She listened to me. She collaborated with me as we hit road bumps. She validated my range of feelings. She encouraged me. She became a friend. The day we were discharged from needing Feeding Therapy was bittersweet because of all we have been through together to get my daughter to where she needed to be. She even sent me follow up recommendations on starting solids as well as checking on my daughter. Tamika is not just great at what does, but she is passionate. And that speaks volumes of her.
We absolutely adore Keri Schoenemann [Miss Keri]. She has worked with our son for over a year, and seeing her is the highlight of his week. Miss Keri is always patient and positive while setting clear goals for my son's speech improvement. She is so caring and thoughtful and even takes time to learn his interests and family & friend's names. We have seen a major speech improvement at Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy, and we cannot recommend Miss Keri enough!
Keri is amazing! I didn’t know what I was looking for when I came across Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy. All I knew was I had so much anxiety trying to feed my infant daughter after she had several gagging episodes causing her to throw up and I was just trying to find someone to help me feed her. Keri not only worked with my daughter and was able to teach her to eat safely, and identified some of the issues that caused this, but she also worked with me to help calm my anxiety. She was so patient with both of us! I was able to become much more comfortable and confident when feeding her and now she’s doing great! Thank you so much Keri!!
We've visited several speech therapists after we moved to the Dallas area and Tamika is the best. She is intelligent, energetic, and caring. I like to sit in the room during the session and I can always learn something from her. She is experienced with kids of various speech issues. I highly recommend her to my friends who are looking for an engaging speech therapist for their kids.
Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy is a very professional and welcoming clinic that provides pediatric speech therapy services. The clinicians are competent and ready to take on any and all speech therapy challenges. The clinic is always clean, parents and kiddos seem to enjoy their time at the clinic, and the services rendered are appropriate and based on each client’s specific needs. I would highly recommend this business to anyone who may be looking for speech therapy services!
I was referred to Frisco Feeding & Speech by my child’s pediatrician when I noticed his dysfluency. I was very nervous because my child was very shy and I didn’t think he’d comply with therapy, but we needed to do something. We went to see Ariel Vovakes and I was so relieved. Even though the first session my kiddo was shy, she didn’t push him out of his comfort zone. Because of that, the following sessions he was more at ease and started communicating comfortably with Ariel. This made him more successful with using the tools she gave us to help with his dysfluency. We as parents used these tools at home daily to reinforce what he had learned. Ariel was always very professional and easy to get in touch with if we needed anything! I have to give a shout-out to the people in the office there too, they were always so helpful with insurance info and super easy to communicate with. The facility was always very clean and organized. My child has since been discharged from there care as we saw much improvement with his speech. I’d highly recommend Frisco Feeding & Speech!
Absolutely incredible organization! I can't express how much gratitude I have for Sarah Taylor and the entire team at Frisco feeding and speech. The confidence Sarah Taylor instilled in my son was truly transformational. I am so grateful for everything you have done for my son. He is so much more vocal and confident in social settings and is looking forward to middle school! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!🙏🙏🙏. Highly recommended to any parent regardless of age who is searching for assistance in improving your childs speech, conversational skills and confidence! Super happy parent!!!
We began taking our son to see Ciera at 10 months because he was showing no attempts to self feed. My son felt very comfortable with and responded well to Ciera. Now at 14 months, he is self feeding and has made great progress with his tongue movements. We can’t thank Ciera and Frisco Feeding & Speech enough!
Tamika was my sons feeding therapist. From day 1 till our last day she was there and very attentive to my son. She picked up concerns that my son was having and got us the right doctors to address and help him! We loved Tamika and would recommend her hands down!
From Kevin and Jheri Lloyd. As they say, it takes a village and Ms. Keri at Frisco Feeding Therapy has been a part of our village for nearly 6 months. We truly value and appreciate how far she has helped our daughter progress with chewing, tongue placement, all due to a moderate tongue tie. Her practical application approach has been proven in the changes we witness today. Keri has good energy, she is encouraging, sharp, intuitive,a problem solver and patient. Our little one enjoys her time with her and they have formed a cute little bond. When I text Keri at 830 pm about a small eating victory and she responded with enthusiasm and praise for daughter I could have cried. That's a person that cares and isnt just doing a job. She is really special. Thank you Keri!!.
Enjoyed working with Tamika. She helped resolve feeding issue with my newborn. We will go back to her if we have any further problems. She’s very patient and spends the time to understand the situation and see what is happening and helps to find a solution. Highly recommend her for your baby’s therapy.
The therapists we saw were great. Both showed up prepared and really made a difference in my sons speech development!
My son had a great experience receiving myofunctional therapy from Tamika which was recommended by my dentist for his Frenectomy Procedure. Tamika knows how to work well with children and was very patient with my son. I would recommend her to other parents looking for a Speech Pathologist who specializes in Myofunctuonal therapy, which is not easy to find!
I had a Nicu baby and needed help with my son because of his eating habits. I brought my son in at 10 months and had lost hope because he was no interest in food . He would gag at the sight of food. Keri told me to wait 3 months before seeing any results and I won’t lie I was discouraged because I wanted immediate result! We met her once a week for feeding therapy .In the beginning he was not having it but he slowly adjusted . When we first started, the only texture of food my son would eat was the pouches. 10 months later my precious boy can now eat some Snacks like gold fish, veggie sticks, Oreo cookies and etc. He can also eat rice, pasta, pizza, apple, bananas, fish, chicken and etc… I really love working with Keri because she is patient, sweet and easy to follow. She gives you homework to do after every session. If you don’t do it then it’s on you. It’s hard to do sometimes as a mom because you just want to go the easy route…. but if you really want to see results in your child you have to follow her plan. I can’t begin to thank her for helping I & my family out.Our goal was for him to start Montessori school with his brother and be independent and I feel like we are there now. He has started school and slowly adjusting to eating their food. Now I don’t know what to do without Keri….
Hibah is amazing at Frisco Speech & feeding! My daughter loved her from the start and didn’t want to leave after her session was over. She gave us detailed updates of the session and what to expect and work at home. Highly recommend her.
I can't not say enough good things about Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy, especially Ms. Keri Bartel. I would give her 10 stars if I could. We've been seeing two therapists there since 2019, and Keri is the one we stayed with for almost two years. All three of my kids had services with her at different points for different concerns. Now they have all "graduated" but we'll forever cherish what we've learned from her. Keri is professional, knowledgeable, considerate, and a good listener. She's alway very spot-on and we can see results quickly just in a few sessions. For example, at some point one of our kids wouldn't open his mouth at all for solids. We tried different foods but nothing worked. Keri did a simple evaluation and quickly found out he had a very severe gagging problem, which is likely to be the reason he didn't want to take solids. Then she taught us some exercises to practice at home. Within a few weeks the gagging was significantly reduced and he started taking solids! It almost felt like a miracle to us. Another thing that we appreciate a lot is that she not only provides service to our kids, but also educates us parents. Many techniques she taught us are timeless and priceless for parenting in general. We always feel safe and comfortable to talk to her about what's going on with our kids, knowing we'll get an answer--if the issues are not feeding/speech related, she would give us referrals and point us to the right direction. We feel very lucky to have her as our therapist.
We adore Nicole. She is amazing with my daughter. We look forward to going every week. So happy we found this establishment! We have seen such an improvement in my daughter's speech and communication abilities.
Keri is amazing! My daughter is the best little eater now.
I remember how my son was when he first started his speech therapy at Frisco speech therapy, and now looking at the progress he made just makes me speechless. am so grateful for the help he got from the clinical to be able to use more words and socially engaging . especially thank you to MS Cleo and MS, Maggie for being so patient and working with him throughout his journey in the clinical. His progress tells how good you did with him and thank you for that.
Tamika was the feeding therapist for my daughter, and she is absolutely amazing. When we first visited my daughter was not taking the bottle well, having spillage, major reflux. Tamika worked with her and the dentist to get her lip/tongue tie revision completed and after, it was like a whole new baby! She no longer has to be on reflux meds, and has an excellent latch on the bottle! Highly recommend!
We saw Keri with my daughter from the time she was 5 months until she was 10 months old. Keri worked with me and our baby and took us from struggling to take 2-3 ounces from a bottle to taking 6 ounce bottles, crushing solids, and taking 2-3 ounces from a straw cup! Keri was an invaluable resource on guiding me when talking to all of my daughters specialists about her feeding issues, she truly advocated for my daughter and helped me to do the same. She took the time to talk to the imaging center when my daughter was having a swallow study to explain exactly what she was seeing at our appointments. She celebrated victories and answers with us and finally got our baby gaining weight! When something came up last minute and I had to bring my other children with us to the appointment she was so kind and understanding and even helped wrangle my kids! Truly, I could go on and on, Keri took the stress out of feeding and changed our daughters life, we will forever be grateful.
What we experienced at Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy was truly amazing. This is our first child and we were a bit hesitant to seek out services since we were doing all the recommended things at home in abundance, but in the matter of a few weeks seeing Jen, it was like the light bulb went on for our daughter. Seeing how she’s progressed in just a few short months makes my mama heart burst with joy. She truly is our little chatterbox now. Words truly can’t express how thankful we are for Jen and the wonderful work she did with our family. We were anxious starting the process and unsure what to expect, but she held our hand throughout the entire process. The work they do is truly remarkable and we’ll always be grateful for them! Would recommend a 1,000 times over!
Tamika was wonderful to work with and a wealth of knowledge about my Jackson’s grade 4 tongue tie. We had a lot of struggles with him eating and she walked us through it all. We finally got to the root of his issues and were able to fix all his feeding issues. Appreciate her so much. If you are lucky enough to get Tamika, you and your child are in great hands : )
We love Frisco Feeding & Speech! Our therapist was Ariel and she was the best! She set out clear & obtainable goals to help my son improve his feeding, and each week she helped us achieve those goals! She was very professional, kind, and genuinely cared for my son. From evaluation to discharge, the process was very smooth and everyone we spoke to was pleasant and helpful. We were thankful for my son to have met his goals, but we were sad to not see Ariel anymore! We highly recommend Ariel and Frisco Feeding & Speech!
Frisco Feeding and Speech is a fantastic facility with very supportive and caring staff. We have worked with Keri and she has been such a great advocate to help our family learn and grow with speech and feeding!
I am forever thankful to Ciera and the team at Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy for getting my baby to finally take a bottle!! I didn't think it was possible since she was already 4.5 months old when we started working together, but she starting taking (and loving!) her bottle at 6 months old. Thank you again, Ciera!!
FFST is a wonderful, welcoming place for children needing speech and/or feeding therapy. The staff is great with children and take a personal interest in each patient, making the family and the child feel comfortable with the whole experience.Ariel was our therapist and we could not have been more happy with our child's experience. She is incredibly knowledgeable, but also able to explain the speech/feeding issues in everyday terms to parents. She consistently explained the goals she and my son were working toward, as well as sent techniques/exercises home for him to practice. She makes speech sessions fun! My son loved every session with her; he never complained about going to appointments.
We are so grateful to Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy for what they've done for our son. They created a learning environment where our son was motivated to improve his speech (words) and he loved going there. I highly recommend their speech therapy services.
Tamika helped with awesome tips for our 20 month old picky eater. She was very patient and knowledgeable and we will highly recommend her for anyone looking for speech/feeding therapy.
Our family is very happy with Frisco Feeding and Speech! I chose this facility because I read great reviews about little kids loving their sessions with delightful teachers. That’s all I wanted for my sensitive little girl; a sweet and caring teacher. We have definitely found that in Tamika Harris at the Mckinney location. She is patient, sensitive and kind. It is evident that she really loves working with small children and that small children love working with her. She radiates so much positive energy that at home my now speaking daughter will tell me, “I love (Ta) Mika, she is so happy.” It’s such a warm feeling as a mother to know I can completely trust Tamika in private sessions with my little girl because I know she’s not only experienced and great at her job but she is also taking great care of my daughter’s well being and contributing to the love and attention she gets at home. She offers a safe haven for our daughter to learn, be challenged and to grow. Thank you, Tamika and to Jeanine for providing a healthy environment for our precious girl. - Kelly and Jonah Leiseth
We just started our child at Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy about a month ago, and it's already making a difference. Ms. Maggie, his therapist is so sweet and talks at his level. Our son actually loves going, which was a surprise to me. He is a very picky eater, and he has already picked up eating one new food, which is pretty amazing considering how hard we have tried and failed to get him to eat more foods. They take our insurance too which makes it affordable. Highly Recommend!
Frisco Feeding and Speech was fantastic. Hannah was great with my daughter. My daughter loved her. She definitely improved as the classes progressed. I would return in the future if needed. I highly recommend. ( sorry for the late review)
We have been taking our son to FFST since November 2022 and we have noticed a HUGE improvement in his ability to express himself. He has been seeing Hibah since we got started and she has been nothing short of amazing. Before we started speech therapy my son would often become frustrated and would have frequent tantrums because he didn’t have the ability to express what he needed/wanted. We now have a happy little boy that constantly has something to say, has the words to express his emotions, and has even gotten better at making friends. I cannot thank Hibah enough for her patience and for giving our son the tools needed to get him to where he is today!
My son had speech therapy sessions with Maggie, Maggie has exceptional skill. My son and we love the way she taught. My son used to be so excited before each session. He has developed his speech after several sessions with MS. Maggie. I highly recommend her for speech therapy.
Keri Schoenemann Bartel was the missing piece in our family's therapy support! When we started taking our then 6 year old daughter (ASD, ADHD, and SPD) to her (when we started it was via Zoom during the pandemic), she is exceedingly helpful even on difficult sensory overload days. Keri engages the whole family in the treatment of her patients. It's obvious how skilled and empathetic Keri is especially when our daughter is being inflexible and resistant to participating in sessions. She's been able to pinpoint other areas of growth which needed support as well. Through our time with Keri, she noted that social skills therapy for our child would be a good complimentary therapy so we started therapy with Leah Estep who is also an outstanding therapist with our daughter. I really can't say enough good things about our time with Keri and Leah. We trust them implicitly to guide us and support us through challenging times as we are raising our daughter to make sure she has the best support possible. They communicate about and collaborate their sessions with our daughter to best help her. Without this support, there is no question that she would not have made the great strides which have helped her excel personally, academically, and nutritionally. If anyone asks where to look for feeding therapy, I immediately recommend Keri. In my mind, there's no reason to look anywhere else. She's knowledgeable, engaging, caring, professional, warm, and wonderful!!! There is no measure for the direct tangible impact she has made on our daughter's life. We are so fortunate to have access to a resource like this; we have lived in other metro areas where this type of support just didn't exist. 10/10 would recommend.
Jeanine at Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy has amazing energy and knowledge that she applies to her clients. I highly recommend her.
Great place. The pediatrician recommended my son to get feeding therapy. I am so glad we followed her recommendation. My son is not afraid to try a variety of foods. The office is very friendly and organized. Tamika was very patient and helpful and she made and impression on him. I highly recommend this place.
Mrs. Tamika was absolutely wonderful to work with. From our first consultation, she immediately identified the issues our son was experiencing and she created a plan. My son loved his sessions with her. Mrs. Tamika is patient and kind and very involved in sessions. She assisted in providing us additional resources and referrals. As a result of seeing Mrs. Tamika, my sons tongue tie and feeding issues were addressed, and Mrs. Tamika even recognized other issues related to his tonsils and referred us to a specialist. I cannot praise her enough! My son is now eating better, and has no more functional limitations regarding chewing and eating food. Mrs. Tamika is SPECTACULAR!!! In addition, the office staff is also very kind and was always quick to respond to my calls or emails if I ever had any questions. My son is currently attending their summer camp and is also enjoying it very much.
We have been going to FFS for two years now! The administrative team is wonderful and are always very communicative. My son goes for feeding therapy and Ariel Vovakes is our therapist. She has always been an advocate for my son and is amazing with him. The techniques and methods that she and the clinic stand behind are respectful of the child's wants, needs, fears and anxieties. We have overcome so many hurdles over the last two years and REFUSE to go through anyone else!
Amazing!We have been seeing Keri at Frisco feeding and speech therapy for 2 1/2 years for feeding therapy. Keri is knowledgeable, kind and truly cared about my daughter. It has been a long journey but seeing my daughter’s progress has been truly amazing. We began with her trembling if new foods touched her skin. She is now eating a variety of foods!! We can not thank Keri enough for all that she has done. She is incredible.
I just wanted to say thank you for all the help, and the great environment our daughter was in for the past 6 weeks. Miss Hibah did a wonderful job. Always so kind to the kids, and very knowledgeable. This is a really great thing 😊
Keri has been amazing! It’s been so wonderful seeing the way her and my son have clicked and built this foundation/bond. The growth he has had with her is incredible. To think back on my son only being able to use two word sentences is unrecognizable he can talk non stop now. Keri has not only helped him with his communication but has also helped him learn how to navigate everyday social interactions. I’m always so excited to share the skills that they’ve been working on play out in everyday life. We are forever thankful for Keri 💜
We have been with Frisco Feeding & Speech for a year and have had an incredible experience. Mrs. Ariel is so patient, caring, and very helpful with our little one. He sees her for feeding therapy each week and we have seen so much growth. I am very thankful for the support and care we have received.
We have been with Frisco Feeding and Keri Schoenemann since Fall 2019. My daughter has a dx of ADHD/anxiety and ASD with very limited and picky eating practices. Keri has always been incredibly patient, caring, and understanding. Words cannot describe what a thorough and excellent practitioner Keri is. She is wonderful with kids. We started services when my daughter was 9.5. years old. Not only has she provided my daughter with the ability to try some new foods, but she has also provided my daughter with the cognitive skills to help better manage her anxiety and race car thoughts regarding food and eating, and in whatever her surrounding environment is at that time. The skills my daughter has learned are truly transferable to many different areas, and for that, we are really thankful.
We've had a wonderful experience with Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy. Ciera helped my son with his bottle feeding and was such a great therapist. She made my son feel comfortable and was always super supportive of us and our family's needs.
My son has been seeing Abby Waychoff for almost six months and I’m amazed at the progress he has made with her. When we started with Abby he had maybe 20 words and his articulation was so poor that I was the only one who could understand his few words— fast forward forward 4.5 months and he is now working on putting together 4 word phrases/sentences!! Within 1 month I was able to see tremendous progress, within about 2 months other family members noticed progress, and a month ago I had a stranger ask me if my sons speech was advanced for his age. Abby is excellent at communicating and providing specific things to work on outside of therapy. I have worked closely with speech therapists in my personal career and Abby is by far one of the best. I’m so proud of my son and I’m so thankful for Abby; she has changed his life.
Ariel was amazing to work with for my infant! She was always super responsive between therapy appts, always provided great background knowledge on the exercises she recommended and always made everything seem very approachable. My daughter’s feeding improved exponentially under Ariel’s guidance and set us up with a wonderful foundation for starting solids. We are so thankful to have found Ariel and FFST!
I highly recommend this wonderful place. Our speech therapist was Abigail Furst, and I cannot sing her praises highly enough! Our child made remarkable progress under her incredible therapy and care. We are so pleased and grateful for her and for our child’s clear speech now!
Ms. Brittany Larson at the McKinney location is a total ROCK STAR!!! From the very 1st meeting with Ms. Brittany amazing things started to happen. Firstly, she is always very accommodating, pleasant and patient. She went above and beyond to help me put things in place for my son's appointments and always delivered as promised. She greets us with a huge smile every single time and my son adores her. He looks forward to every visit and shows progress each time. Within just a few visits she has exceeded our expectations and managed to get some of the most spectacular results. We are honored to work with Ms. Brittany and I am confident that he will continue to make amazing strides under her care. You cannot go wrong with this awesome therapist.
Emily has been phenomenal with our daughter. We had another therapist prior to Emily and we have been very happy with Emily. You can tell she truly cares about our daughter and isn’t just working for the paycheck. Our daughter loves her time with Emily and always speaks of her as a friend.Though our daughter is still a stubborn wonder, Emily has taught her many tricks to identify how she can handle certain situations. Emily didn’t follow the curriculum intended for our daughters age but instead transitioned to what our daughter really needed.Our daughter is still selective with her food but meal time has improved leaps and bounds. We attended food therapy for a little over a year. Overall we are very happy to have had Emily in our lives and any family working with her is lucky to have her.
We were referred to frisco feeding and speech therapy by our pediatrician for our then 2 month old daughter. Our daughter was a preemie and at 2 months was still unable to drink from a bottle easily and could not go above the preemie size nipple. Ciera was our therapist and after 2 months our daughter has now gone up a nipple size and is able to drink age appropriate sized bottles in a normal time frame. We had a great experience and would highly recommend for similar issues!
Keri was the absolute BEST to work with. My daughter was a a poor puree eater and in just a few months she's an eating pro. Keri listened to our concerns and tweaked treatments based on that. She was easy to communicate with and very good with the kiddo. Besides Keri, everyone at the office was easy to deal with - from scheduling to payments, everything was streamlined and uncomplicated. HIGHLY recommend Keri and Frisco Feeding.
I have a 2 yo son who is a patient at this location for feeding therapy for a few months now. His therapist is Keri Schoenemann. We absolutely love Keri. She is extremely knowledgable, patient and resourceful. My son looks forward to his sessions with her, he asks if he is going to Mrs Keri today (ha!). We have seems some improvements on his willingness to experiment with different types of food groups he would not previously. There is still a road ahead, but the sessions make me more hopeful too. Thanks Keri and FFST for all you do for my little one.
Keri came highly recommended from our orthodontist and we soon learned why. She really understands how to keep kids engaged while improving their condition. I would highly recommend her or her colleagues to anyone who needs therapy. Our community is blessed to have this level of expertise supporting our children.
One of the best resources for feeding & speech therapy! We love this kind team@ & staff, and appreciate their expertise and knowledge in areas of ADHD/ Executive Functioning, Speech/ language & all cognitive areas! This teams treats their clients/ littles with love, joy and kindness! The therapists use language to let kiddos know they are loved and brave!Highly recommend FFST!
My son worked with Tamika at the McKinney office for 7 months before we moved out of state. She was very knowledgeable and helped us to understand everything going on in a way that we could continue therapy at home when he wasn’t working with her in the office. My son got excited ever time I told him it was time to go see her. He progressed tremendously just within the short period we were able to work with Tamika. Our family will miss her greatly!
Great friendly and professional clinic. Ciara was so helpful for our infant and always available to help.
We had a 2 months experience with this place.Our therapist Tamika was great.she is kind and knowledgeable .my 3 year old son was really comfortable with her and every time we we were going to the appointment he was excited to see Tamika. I recommend her to anyone who need a professional and caring therapist.
Ms. Ariel is an outstanding speech therapist and she keeps my 4 year old daughter engaged and having fun while she’s learning new sounds. My daughter has made so much progress working with her this year!Update, 1/29/2023 We are so grateful for Ms. Ariel! My daughter went from being hesitant and reserved at school to now being outgoing and confident! She now speaks clearly and enthusiastically, and Ms Ariel has been the key part of this progress! She is so encouraging and caring, and my daughter loved every minute of going to speech therapy.
Keri S and Frisco Feeding & Speech have been so helpful in my sons communication development. She works so well with our son and is caring and patient when meeting with him. Thank you for all you do for our sons development.
Hibah was the best speech therapists for my son! She worked diligently to get him where he needed to be. She cared for him as her own child. Can’t say enough good things about Frisco Speech and Feeding Therapy and their wonderful staff! Highly recommend!
I only can say a wonderful things about this place and speech therapists. My son has been going there since he is 3.5 years for speech. He used to be very quiet and has problems to comunicate that cause him to get frustrated. He got diagnosed with Mixed Receptive- Expressive language disorder. Thanks to the work of Ms. Tamika Harris he is very different boy. Now that he is 7 he is very friendly and he feel so confident to speak even with the parents of his friends.My daughter unfortunatelly has the same problem. She is 3 and started to goint to speech therapy when she was 2.5 years. Her speech terapist is Miss. Sara Taylor . She is wonderful!. In few months I saw a progress with my daughter. She sings, points and said the things that point very frequently. She continuely follow the progress of Becky.I love that both therapisist very open to teach you techinques to follow in home.Toke time but worth every session.Please if you son/ daughter has a speech problem give the oportunity to come here they really know how to help her/him.
We took our one-year-old to Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy for feeding help. Tamika is our therapist. She is very knowledgeable and caring. when we first started kid is so badly rejecting to eat, she also has a bad gag reflex, she used to throw everything out once she started gagging. Tamika directed us on how to address these problems one by one. she took time in understanding our kid and created a therapy plan. She gave us some tips and directions. some really worked. we did see good progress. I would definitely recommend this place.
Keri is a true expert in her field. Her attentiveness and the personalized nature of her advice has been a true gamechanger for my daughter's speech progress. My wife and I look forward to strategizing new and innovative ways to continue decoding areas that are blindspots for our family. I highly recommend Keri for anyone wanting a creative, caring, innovative children's speech therapist.
I have worked with Ariel for 2 of my kiddos and can't possibly say how much we love her and FFS. My daughter has been see Ariel did about a year now and we've seen so much progress. I've even been able to bring her older brother and Ariel included him in everything they did. I've also seen Ariel after my youngest son was born and was taking over an hour to eat. We were able to do feeding therapy for him and after just a month or 2 he was eating in 15 minutes.Not only do we love our therapist but even the office staff has been phenomenal. They took on our insurance company when they refused to pay for visits. The FFS stay went above and beyond to fight for coverage. I am so grateful for the leg work they did on our behalf.
Speech Therapy here was a very efficient and effective process that really helped to develop life-long, beneficial habits. Keri was very understanding, helpful, and made sure I knew what needed to be done and why it needed to be done in order to improve tongue thrust. She made sure to provide solutions that actually applied to real life situations and always ensured progress was being made. I highly recommend Keri and this office!
We began taking our daughter to FFST and are so grateful for our experience with Ariel over the past 19 months. She was instrumental in helping our daughter improve her speech from almost non communicative to holding full conversations. She know tests within normal ranges and although bittersweet, has no reached her goals set. Ariel not only helped with speech, but with the coping mechanisms for the frustration that can stem from not being understood. I find that she has helped all of us through her therapy with our daughter. I would highly recommend Ariel and Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy.
My daughter 13 loves this place. She was the one who looked up this place. She loves food so the feeding part and speech got her attention(lol). She showed me the good reviews. My daughter looks forward to her speech therapy. She loves it. She likes her therapist Nicole. Nicole is nice and down to earth. We're happy she's getting her therapy at Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy
Tamika's help got my babies to take a bottle which I was desperate for after waiting too long to introduce one. She's so knowledgeable, encouraging, and super helpful. I brought both boys to her; she analyzed why we might be having the issue, made suggestions for fixing, and followed up nicely. She helped me get them taking bottles within 1 visit. They also got me in faster than anywhere else I called. Super accommodating. Forever grateful! Deal! 😉
My son enjoyed his speech therapist Maggie! She is very knowledgeable, transparent and caters to your child needs during each session. I highly recommend !
Keri has shown excellent care and attention for our child, while helping him learn and overcome his feeding challenges. Not only is Keri super kind and patient, but she also communicates and teaches effectively which allows us parents to have a hand in helping with our Childs development. Each week shows great improvement which brings us so much joy!HIGHLY recommend Frisco Feeding Therapy.
Tamika is WONDERFUL. She is warm and welcoming, a top-notch professional, compassionate, calm, reassuring, genuine and kind. She has a wealth of knowledge but has a skillful way of breaking it down for easy to understand guidance and advice. She taught me crucial things I hadn’t gotten from the hospital IBCLCs like the right bottles/nipples for successful breastfeeding, suck patterns and training exercises and more. She also helped me get the right flange size for my breast pump. She truly knew and did it all!She always made sure I felt confident leaving our sessions, and often answered questions via text or email. I knew she truly cared about helping me and my baby in our feeding journey. I felt comfortable with her, like no question was silly- as though I was chatting with a trusted friend. My time with Tamika was an invaluable resource as a first time mom navigating the challenges of feeding my baby. I owe so much of my breastfeeding success to Tamika and my weekly time with her; I cannot recommend her enough!
Our speech therapist at Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy is really incredible. We are so pleased with the progress that our daughter has made there. I highly recommend them if your child is a late talker.
My son started therapy with Ms. Sound and she is absolutely great. I highly recommend her as your child’s therapy provider. The reason for my 1 star is the experience I have had with the office and billing department. They have charged my credit card on file without getting my prior authorization. They had taken it upon them selves to bill me and not provide me with a receipt and explanation for amount that was charged. Let me add it was not a bogus charge BUT there was no information about billing and payments that were my responsibility explained and informed up front . I was under the impression that my insurance was paying for the session which is partly true. After the initial evaluation, I got a call saying “ your insurance was approved we can go ahead and schedule appointments” . There was absolutely no discussiion on how I would like to pay for the Out of pocket balance. In addition ABSOLUTELY NO INVOICE OR RECEIPTS we’re provided till today. After the charges that was brought to my attention today ( the charges were on my husbands card not mine,) I called and asked the office what the charges were for I was then informed that the charges were out of pocket balance, which they put on the credit card that did not have my name on it . This card information was provided on initial evaluation. I was not asked if “ the card on file” was the form of payment I wanted to use . They assumed it was without giving me a heads up or informing me before hand. Finally after I called and informed them that I have no received any email that has an invoice / receipts I was told “ I email those receipts after I charge them” . This is incorrect because I never got any receipts via email from them till today. I just want everyone who is considering using their services to read this review so you know what you are getting to to before hand and hopefully parents that are using this service , please check your statements, I know I have too Will be checking all the statements today with the invoice that has been emailed to me so far today . I learnt from the the person that does the billing that they charge us before even billing / invoices are even generated. Again, please know I’m not saying I was charged and I shouldn’t have I just feel that I should have been informed and given a heads up before starting services and provided with receipts and a explanation of what I am being charged for. It would have helped me Mange and budget myself weekly better. I have a right to know what I am paying for. They get 1 star for their professionalism or should I say the lack of it.Update: Spoke to the owner Janine Roddy and she explained her side. After speaking with her I believe the invoices and filling paperwork that was sent must have just got stuck in the cloud somewhere. She was very easy to talk to and I appreciated the fact that she owned up to the mistake . Moreover she seems to have an active role with her staff and clients. It does lead me to want to change my review because my initial review of 1 star was solely based on my understanding and experience of their business practices. Janine has helped me see that was just a misunderstanding and that my experience was based on a computer / email error.
We are so thankful for Keri and FFST. I feel like we were truly blessed with being matched with Keri. My daughter was born with a short frenulom which instead of being addressed right away, was pushed off till she was 3. My husband and I were worried that too much damage had been done and nervous her speech was so affected by it. Keri has always been so patient with our daughter and had helped her so much. She has made great strides and went from a bit of delay in speech to not wanting to stop talking. Unfortunately she is sometimes too comfortable with Keri that she'd rather just chit chat about her day than do actual exercises. Thank you Keri for everything you've done. We'll certainly miss your bright smile every week.
My son has been apart of Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy since October of 2020. His speech progress has been amazing and that is 100"% in part to his therapist, Ariel. Starting speech in the midst of a pandemic seemed daunting but the office was always upfront with their prodigals and took every step to ensure we were kept safe and my son still received excellent care. They have always been understanding when we needed to switch to a telahealth visit or needed to try to switch schedules. I would/do recommend them to anyone who needs their service.
Great experience with speech therapist for non verbal son with autism. They were patient, caring and determined. My son made so much progress in regaining language and the ability to communicate. They also were willing to work with his school and work on his school issue device to provide the best opportunity to give my son an opportunity to have a voice!
Celinda is great! When we first began, our son was around 2 and a half years old. He understood many words but he rarely spoke. After working with Celinda, he’s made significant improvement. We are immensely satisfied with our experience at FFST and recommend all parents with concerns about their child’s speech development to give them a try.
We have been clients of Keri at Frisco Feeding Speech West for a little over two years. Keri feels like a family member. She knows what goes on in our lives in as much detail as what goes on during each session. Keri is a pro with ARFID! She always has new and fresh ideas, remembers everything, makes goals that are challenging but achievable and makes each session fun and entertaining–not just work. She has been a constant for us–reliable and dependable every week. Keri keeps us anchored in place. Can’t imagine where we would be without her. Keri is THE BEST!
Timika has been so patient with my daughter and so creative, finding many ways to keep her engaged in therapy. We are so grateful for her!
Emily has made so much progress with my boys in such a short period of time. She makes everything fun and the boys absolutely love going to speech each week.I have loved watching their conference grow as their speech improves.
It has been a wonderful experience to work with Ms. Ariel Vovakes. She is caring, supportive and a great listener. She is always willing to support us in every possible way. She has been a blessing to our family. Our daughter has made a lot of progress since we’ve seen Ms. Ariel.
My daughter started here in 2016 with feeding therapy and transitioned to speech therapy after one year. This team of exceptional therapists are knowledgeable and compassionate. Ciera has been a blessing, and my daughter’s speech has improved so much over the last four years!This clinic is very busy, but they offer many flexible options, including telehealth, for busy families.
We can't say enough great things about Ms. Leah at Frisco Feeding & Speech! Our son spent several years with her, progressing on strategies for fluency (stutter) and enunciation. We were grateful when his therapy transitioned to social-emotional and executive function intervention. Ms. Leah is one of the best and we are proud of our son for his success in her care.
I recommend Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy for all parents whose kids are in need of Speech Therapy. What I love the most about our therapist, Keri, is that she recaps what we should do at home so that the care has continuity. She is also so gentle and caring of our son!
I worked with Tamika for my son starting at 7-8 months while introducing solids. He had a tongue tie that we were not able to correct as an infant, and this was contributing of a number of feeding issues for him. While working with Tamika, we were able to successfully introduce different foods and textures without constant gagging and choking. She recommended correcting his tongue tie which also worked wonders for him. Our son made such amazing progress with therapy and was a completely different kid at the end. We can’t thank Tamika enough!
To keep it short and simple, Keri, at Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy, is magical. Our son consistently ate foods with her that we had been trying for weeks at home without success. We can not recommend her enough.In more detail, Keri started working with our son when he was 8 months old. She helped us identify that he had a lip and tongue tie that needed to be released. She stayed respectful and supportive as we worked through whether or not to move forward with the release. The balance of respect and support has carried over throughout our whole time working with her.We are so grateful that she is knowledgeable with not only how to work with kids, but their parents too. She always made sure to help us understand the 'why' with each step of our son's therapy. Since our son only saw her for 30 minutes a week, we knew that the biggest change would happen if we learned new techniques, practices, and language to use around food and mealtimes. Keri has been a wonderful teacher for our son AND for us to learn how to carry over what goes on in each session to meals at home.As our son grew, Keri continued to have new ideas and strategies to help him. If something stopped working for him, she immediately had suggestions for what we could try next. She worked hard at learning our son's specific needs and personality, and continually met him on his level. Together, we worked on oral motor function, accepting new foods, and now we are starting to shift into interacting and cooking with new foods.We are immensely grateful to Keri for helping our son overcome his challenges with food. Because of her, we have the tools and knowledge to help our son continue to develop a successful and healthy relationship with food.
I really liked the feeding therapies here. Our therapist (Miss Abigail) was very kind and knowledgeable, my kids loved her, I wish my kids could stay longer here but unfortunately my insurance stop covering these visits. I definitely recommend this place!
We had a very positive experience with Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy. Tamika does a fantastic job. We had feeding therapy sessions with her for our infant and she was very helpful and professional. She was able to figure out solutions and was so nice! The whole process was a great experience and I highly recommend her.
All of the therapists are so amazing. I can’t say enough good things about them. They are all so personable and truly care.
My son did speech therapy with Ms. Maggie. She is amazing with kids and very friendly! She has great patience. My son was always excited and loved to go for the sessions. We saw improvement with his speech after few sessions!Ms. Brittany did feeding therapy for my daughter. Ms. Brittany is wonderful! She is very nice and have amazing patience. We saw great improvement after few sessions with her.Overall, we had a wonderful experience with Frisco Feeding and speech in McKinney. They have a great team. I would recommend Ms. Maggie and Ms. Brittany to anyone.
We are so grateful to Ciera, who helped us to improve the oral motor feeding skills of our 6-week old! She was so knowledgeable, supportive, and understanding throughout the process. We saw such great improvements over a month and a half and cannot recommend Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy and Ciera enough!
Let me start off by saying my son has been in speech therapy since he was about 2 years old due to speech delays as he was diagnosed with autism when he was 3. So, we have seen many different therapists. We just moved to the area and decided to give FFST a try as they were recommended by his ABA center. My son began working with Maggie, and I must say she is amazing. She is so sweet, patient, and kind. Also, she really cared about our son, and the best ways to help him. We have seen progress in his speech, with him being able to request for more things than he has been able to do in the past. I highly recommend Maggie with FFST. She will listen to all your concerns, and do her best to help your child!
Ciera Gianni was a God send for us. Like many people in desperation for their children in a time of need, I google’d speech therapists in North Texas. As many popped up, Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy had amazing reviews. I made a phone call when my daughter was just a couple of months old and within no time, we had our first appointment with Ciera. My daughter had feeding issues which Ciera identified with a tongue and lip tie as well as silent acid reflux. She really helped us so much navigating through a very difficult season. She also had the best recommendation for a dentist she referred us to that performed the tongue and lip tie procedure right when all the chaos happened when covid first started that identified her needs as an emergency so she didn’t have to wait any longer as many places were completely shut down at that time. My daughter was eventually discharged after much progress, and about a year later, my daughter was delayed in speech- really in all of her milestones. We reached back out to Ciera, and again, she got my daughter where she needed to be and is all caught up! We are so truly thankful for her! I HIGHLY recommend you reach out to Ciera because you will see results!
We had a wonderful experience with Frisco Feeding and speech in McKinney, my boy is working with Hibah Chaudhary for months now. She is warm and welcoming, a top-notch professional,and caring. She has a skillful way of breaking it down for easy-to-understand guidance and advice for both my boy and myself. She shared so many useful tips about to increase the talkful environment at home to help the boy quickly pick up on speech. If your children are also late talkers, Highly recommended coming here with Ms.Hibah! It helps out, the boy is now knowing so many new words and sounds. Thanks!
I highly recommend Frisco Feeding and Speech! Jeanine Roddy is an experienced professional who is fun, energetic, and makes speech an all around fantastic experience. She has a fastatic play area that all kids will love. She is easy to schedule appointments with, prompt in replying to messages, and really individualizes a therapy plan specific to your child. We have been with them since October and have received excellent communication with our therapists and seen major growth in our sons communication. I can’t say enough positive things - this is the best place in Frisco!
Ms. Ciera did WONDERS with my very spirited and slow-to-warm up daughter. Ciera was patient, kind, and so helpful in getting her where she needs to be. She went from only drinking milk and eating oatmeal to being an adventurous eater and gaining weight. I am forever thankful to Ms. Ciera.
We went to see Tamika about 3 months after my son was born, and we continued to see her until he was about 9 months old. My son is almost a year old now, and going to see her is still one of the best things we’ve done for him. She helped us fix issues that we were having with breastfeeding, and she started us on our journey with solids. As a first time mom, the guidance and support she provided was invaluable. She was always willing to listen and help us make changes that worked for us, and I always felt like she cared about my son and our progress. I don’t know that we would still be breastfeeding without her. I really can’t say enough good things. If you feel like something is off in your feeding journey, go see Tamika. You won’t regret it.
As concerned parents of a child with delayed speech and having heard many opinions on what the root cause of the issue may be, we decided to take matters in our own hands as best as possible and seek professional assistance. After countless phone calls with speech professionals across the North Dallas area we finally came across Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy. It was immediately clear that this was the organization that met our needs the best, and was going to be of the greatest help to us.We were extremely fortunate in getting to work with Keri, on whom we had read multiple positive reviews. Keri drafted a detailed personalized plan with tiered goals for our sessions, she thoroughly explained what and how we would accomplish the seemingly insurmountable mission ahead of us. Week after week of consistent and patient work with our little boy, we have seen so much progress it’s hard to believe that this is the same child that only had a 20 word vocabulary a year ago. Keri has helped to develop his communication to where we are working on sentence structure and multiple themes in a real conversation.This really has been a journey together with Keri and we can see how genuinely vested she is in our child’s progress and improvement. Now that he is in school, Keri provides us with an additional resource and sounding board as he acclimates to a social environment.We wholeheartedly recommend Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy and Keri Schoenemann in particular, as an organization and professional who care for the improvement and growth of your child as much as you as parents. We could not have made the progress we have without their support and guidance.
Keri is a wonderful therapist. She has helped our son overcome the anxiety of trying out new foods.
It was so wonderful working with Ariel! Our two month old had bad reflux and he was constantly struggling to feed. He would make gagging and choking noises and would consistently chomp at the bottle rather than suck. Ariel was so patient and thorough in our evaluation. She suggested a visit to an ENT to rule out any airway obstructions and then started working with us on exercises we could do with our baby to help him latch to the bottle and feed better. We have truly seen a night and day difference in how our baby feeds. We went to several doctors looking for solutions prior to seeing Ariel and it was such a relief to finally find someone who could help us along our journey. Ariel truly was the person who helped us out the most and got our baby to make the progress he needed. I can’t thank or recommend her enough!
We’ve had a great experience with this office. Ariel is wonderful and has helped our daughter so much!
Maggie was amazing with my son during his time here! She is patient, caring, and really helped him leaps and bounds with his final consonant deletion. I highly recommend Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy!
I have nothing but great things to say about this facility. The office team was able to work with my insurance to make sure we were covered starting the therapy. Sarah is also great. She helped my daughter open up to her and eventually they became best friends. Going through therapy has been a overall positive experience.
My son started speech in January with Ms Brittany. From first day I liked the therapist and she is very good at explaining concepts . She is very good at engaging kids . My sons always enjoy his session with Ms Brittany . After pandemic started I was not comfortable with sessions Online but Ms Brittany was very good in making session fun filled and keeping the session fresh . He improved a lot in social skills and even now I learn how to help him to implement the social skills concept in real life . Social skills were the deficit for my son but now he is really enjoying playing with friends .he is always excited for his session and I am really happy seeing him doing things he was not . Thanks Ms Brittany.
My daughter worked with Ariel, they connected and she learned a lot! I would highly recommend her to help your child progress in the right direction.
We are very happy with Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy. Our teenage son worked with Keri Schoenemann for 2 years to get help overcoming food anxiety. Keri is a true blessing, and was professional, responsive, flexible, caring and very patient with our son, despite the occasional teenage sass. Also, due to scheduling conflicts we had most of the sessions over zoom, which worked out great and allowed our son to make progress even during the COVID pandemic. Keri was awesome in that she helped him to understand how his brain worked and gave him strategies for how to overcome his food anxiety from unfamiliar flavors and textures and form a better, and even a more adventurous relationship with food. Keri also challenged him with goals, homework and provided practical tips to overcome obstacles encountered between sessions. Honestly, you can tell Keri really cares for our son and the things she has taught him, have not only helped him with food anxiety, but will apply to help him overcome many more challenges throughout his life.Feeding issues can be very frustrating to both parent and child and if you need help, this is the place to go and Keri is the person to see (I’m sure her coworkers are great too, but we are biased for Keri!)
Frisco Feeding and Speech is a wonderful therapy office with caring therapists and a clean and pleasant environment. The therapist Tamika has been such a help to my son this past year. He went from saying words to now sentences and feeling more comfortable speaking. She is so caring and makes therapy so much fun for him that he looks forward to going each week. She always makes time to speak to me and discuss my sons progress either at the session or via text. She always goes above and beyond. I highly recommend this office to anyone looking for amazing therapists in a clean and fun environment.
Tamika was seriously fantastic and gave us hope again! My little one had a lip and tongue tie that was revised. Let me tell you that the frenectomy is not the only solution! It takes a good treatment team to get that baby to re-learn how to swallow. Tamika gave us such great hands on stretches and was so knowledgeable about breastfeeding, I felt at ease under her care. More importantly she communicated with the other team members about my LO progress. 10/10!
Had a most wonderful experience with FFST! Tamika came in to our life with our six month old and our very first session we made a huge shift in our feeding strategies that worked magically. Three months later, we’re right where we are supposed to be and I’m sad to not be seeing her anymore!!! So thankful to have found her.
Since day one Ms. Keri has had a positive impact on our son's journey in feeding therapy. She was very kind, funny, and patient when meeting our son which in return allowed our very shy and socially anxious child to open up to her almost immediately. She has been extremely thorough explaining our goals, not only in person but also in our written report which have received praises from our son's medical doctor and school team. My son's eating habits go beyond just being a "picky" eater and Ms. Keri identified that immediately and works with him recognizing his cognitive challenges and molds the therapy sessions to suit him. We have already seen improvements on touching and playing with foods that he previously could not have even in the same table; progress! We are so happy with Ms. Keri and look forward to more growth into a healthy and happy relationship with food.
My daughter was referred here by her pediatrician and we were very unsure how food therapy worked but we were reassured once we called. Scheduling was very easy and the front office staff was very helpful and friendly. We were set up with Keri as our therapist and we absolutely love her. She has been so compassionate and helpful with our journey into food therapy. Not only is she there to help with feeding problems, but she has also been building a bond/ relationship with our daughter to create a fun & safe environment for her. I have already seen a change in my daughters feeding habits. We are so thankful we were referred here and were set up with Keri!
My son started Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy two years ago to address a significant speech delay and is now caught up for his age (now 4). We were blessed to work with Ms. Ciera. Ms. Ciera significantly helped to develop my son’s speaking skills and she had a very positive impact on his self-confidence. If it weren’t for Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy my son would not be where he is at today. I HIGHLY recommend Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy!
I have had multiple therapists and Keri is by far the best. I have gotten the best results from working with her and she basically saved my life. I’ve gotten much healthier physically and mentally because of her. I love working with her.
Jeanine is an excellent therapist.
Keri is absolutely amazing! We took our daughter to see her starting at 9 months due to feeding issues. Keri was so helpful listening to all of our concerns and provided so many tools and tips to help us along the way. Not only did Keri help my daughter develop confidence and strength with eating, she also helped ease my fears and anxiety along the way, and for that I am so so thankful. My daughter loved coming and lit up everytime we came to see Keri. While we were so thrilled to see our daughter become a much better eater, it was so bittersweet saying goodbye. We cannot thank her enough!
My son did speech therapy with Leah for a little over 3 years from age 2 until almost 6, and we could not have been happier! He made huge progress, and she was always so patient and sweet with him. When he would be in a typical toddler mood she would create new games on the spot or completely change her plan to get him re-engaged to make the most of his sessions. He is transitioning to in-school speech therapy now that he is in kindergarten, but if he needs additional services we wouldn't consider any other place!
Hibah is amazing! She takes the time to understand what's needed and has open communication throughout.
We loved everything about Frisco Feeding & Speech! Ciera was hands down perfect for our son! She was very patient and always very welcoming! We initially had a consultation with Children's and I am extremely thankful that we decided to with Frisco Feeding and Speech!
We LOVE Frisco Feeding and Speech! After having a lip and tongue tie released, Ciera was a huge help in establishing a great breastfeeding relationship. Incredible tips and tricks and always amazingly supportive as we worked through problems together. I’m so glad we pursued therapy after the releases! I don’t think we would have been so successful without them. Thank you Ciera!
We've been Ariel here for over 2 years now and couldn't be happier. We first began with speech for our eldest, but when the youngest developed feeding issues, we were able to see her for both. She was also one of the first to recognize that the baby's feeding issues were from something internal and urged us to follow up with GI. We're now in the process of a diagnosis that is usually overlooked and not found until much later in life. We have also kept on speech therapy for our eldest, although she receives services through the ISD now. We have found the individualized care more challenging and helpful. Both children love Ariel and are always excited to work with her. The office staff is also attentive and quick to respond.
Tamika, our therapist, was amazing! Not knowing much about feeding therapy, she always made sure we understood what was going on and how, what we were doing, would help. She also made sure we always understood what exercises we needed to do and let us practice in our appointments to ensure we were comfortable at home. Any question we had, Tamika answered them or found the answer and would reach out later. She also made sure to work with our schedule, as well as always make sure we were comfortable and every precaution to keep health a priority. When we started the process, we had a little boy who couldn’t eat or move his tongue around properly. We were still feeding every 2 hours(8 months in). Now, after 3 short months, our baby is eating like a champ! He can even drink out of a straw. Everyone in our house appreciates the sleep we now get and we will never be able to thank Tamika enough for all the work she put in to help our son! Can’t recommend enough!
I am so thankful for Ariel and my experience with Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy. She helped us during a difficult time in our feeding journey and I am forever grateful. I will always recommend FFST to anyone.
I had to scramble to find a new speech therapist after our insurance changed and I have been so happy with Sound. She is so enthusiastic and she genuinely cares about my son's progress. He has continued to make progress and she's great at getting him to stay engaged. Highly recommend it here. Parking is confusing for the first time though.
We encourage any family that has a child with food issues to go see Brittany. She has successfully desensitized my son’s tongue, moved back the location of his tongue tie, and helped him become a more adventurous eater. She is the best!!
I couldn't be happier with my experience at Frisco Feeding and Speech Therapy. Leah Estep worked with my son individually on executive functioning skills as well as in a group setting for social skills. Due to her hard work and support, he has made excellent progress in both areas. Leah is kind, communicative and has a great way with children. She is very good about working a child's interests into her sessions to help them meet the challenges of therapy. I highly recommend her!
Tamika is more than amazing!! My son came out of his shell, bloomed and really learned to express himself. His sessions were always engaging and fun. He looked forward to them each week. Tamika is very well educated in best practices for successful outcomes. We are so grateful and forever thankful to her for helping us get him on the track. 🌻
It has been such a great experience working with Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy. The front office is kind and responsive, making scheduling and billing easy and efficient. And my boys have both looked forward to seeing Ms. Keri and Ms. Ariel for their speech articulation sessions. These ladies have a gift for making therapy fun and positive, and I can see my children's progress each week. Keri and Ariel are also wonderful about communicating with parents and caretakers about updates and goals after each session. We've had a very positive experience with Frisco Feeding & Speech and I would highly recommend them for speech or feeding therapy.
Phenomenal experience with Ms. Sarah!!! My son recently graduated feeding therapy with her and he went from eating about a handful of things to exploring it all and expanding his palate by leaps and bounds. She helped grow his confidence and give him the tools he needed, and was so patient and loving!My youngest is a current speech patient of hers and he absolutely adores her and looks forward to therapy every week - it is wonderful to see how he has expanded his vocabulary and overall speech since coming to FFST.I’ve recommended this place and our therapist to many friends and I will continue to do so - 5 stars!!!
Ms. Tsao has been wonderful at the McKinney office. My son has improved tremendously!!She’s awesome!!
Tamika saved breastfeeding for me. I sought out Tamika after seeing 3 lactation consultants and being encouraged to do exclusive pumping by my pediatrician. Prior to her, no one could tell me why my child was unable to successfully breastfeed or feed well from a bottle. Tamika diagnosed the root cause for both issues, developed and helped implement an effective treatment, and collaborated with other providers to make our feeding story a success in only SIX visits. I felt like she was a part of my family’s team and that even if breastfeeding wasn’t successful, she would be able to effectively help us transition to exclusive pumping. I’m so thankful for her help.
Ms. Maggie is an excellent speech therapist. She is very knowledgeable and professional. She is one a kind, very sweet and thoughtful towards our son. Every session she was able to come up with new methods to help with our son's speech and even taught us skills to be used at home. She also did a lot of research to identify which methods can be more beneficial for our son. Within a couple of months our son was able to say some of the alphabets, numbers and was able to identify colors. Overall, we had a really good experience with Ms. Maggie and we definitely recommend her.
We had a wonderful experience with Tamika. She’s very knowledgeable and helped my daughter resolve her speech issues efficiently. She found ways to engage my daughter to make therapy fun.Even with the pandemic going on she found great tips and tools to continue therapy. We are very grateful. She kept the lessons fun and productive! We saw my daughters speech improve very quickly after working with her. I would recommend Takmika again and again! We can’t thank you enough!! She’s simply the best!
Tamika is the one you’re looking for when it comes to infant nursing and feeding help! We went to therapy from 6 weeks to 6 months with help from Tamika for our little man, and he is thriving! If you’re having any doubts about your breastfeeding journey, or even bottle feeding journey, I would not hesitate to reach out to Frisco Feeding & Speech therapy. Tamika is extremely knowledgeable in what she does and has such a calming professional manner. We will miss seeing her!
I had great experience getting the help I needed with being able to successfully breastfeed! I worked with Tamika and she was incredible!
Exceptional care and understanding. I felt like our speech therapist, Tamika, took a very customized approach to our daughter (3) speech needs. She was constantly assessing and trying new tactics. Her demeanor is very loving for young patients and we're very happy with the results.
It was great working with Hibah! She was patient and kind with our son. Would definitely recommend!
Coco hit the jackpot with Ms. Brittany. We had the pleasure of working with her for 14 months. Coco has mastered her wh questions- answering and asking them, is talking in full sentences, listens and follows two steps directions, and is so much happier now that her expressive and receptive skills have flourished (she just turned 4). She was barely putting 2 works together and couldn’t figure out a one step direction when we started.Ms. Brittany is a great communicator to me as well. She always did a great job of of summarizing the session and telling us what to work on. She has a very special talent working with young children. We are forever grateful for all improvements through play she taught Coco.
I cannot recommend Frisco Feeding enough! Especially Ciera who helped my son from a few weeks old till almost 3 months with his latch. We went to multiple lactation appointments, lip and tongue tie appointments and many other things. Ciera was able to help with exercises to open his jaw and protrude his tongue. She was very kind and supportive and went above and beyond to make sure I felt comfortable. She is very knowledgable on breastfeeding and supported me with information to further my journey. Frisco Feeding helped me so much and I am very thankful!
Sarah T is a wonderful Speech Therapist! We have only had positive experiences with her. She is extremely knowledgeable, skilled, a good listener, and has so much patience and compassion for her patients. My son made so much growth in her care and looked forward to Speech every week!
There truly are not enough words to explain how amazing Emily is! When my son started FF&S he barely spoke a few words and I swear she waved a magic wand and had him talking in no time at all. She made sure to give me things to work on with him at home and answered any questions I had. Emily is always so kind and you can tell she really cares about her patients. My son absolutely adores her and always looks forward to his sessions. We are so thankful that he can now communicate with us without any issues. I would HIGHLY recommend Frisco feeding & speech!
We had a wonderful experience with Frisco Feeding and speech. My son has a hard time interacting with anyone outside of his family. Brittany made it a very easy and great experience to help him feel comfortable and at ease. We saw her for feeding and speech, twice a week. Unexpected events would arise from time to time and she was able to accommodate a new time or day. My son grew to love her and asked about her even on days we had no appointment. Due to our out of state move, we’ve had to come to an end. I have seen my son grow tremendously, both verbally and with expanding his food interests. I know if we were able to stay longer, he would of been able to completely finish his therapy goals. Going from barely eating one or two things to having a variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, etc and from one or two words to full blown sentences, amazes me on how far we’ve come.
In a single visit Brittany Larson identified the main issue impeding my son’s chewing ability—a visit that followed months of testing and therapy from other experts. In that single visit with Brittany, she improved my son’s eating and my family’s life. Every visit thereafter strengthened my son’s eating ability.Brittany is amazing. She is amazing in her expertise. She is amazing with children. She is the person I would recommend to anyone seeking help in both identifying and remediating a child’s eating impediment.-Daniel
We loved working with Ms. Ariel! She was so patient with helping us find the right bottle in the beginning all the way to starting solid foods. My 10 month old is doing so well with all foods and is enjoying meal times thanks to Ms. Ariel and Frisco Feeding Therapy!
Such a wonderful experience for me and my little one. Tamika was able to provide so much information and help to me and my family. My son made TONS of progress with eating after visiting Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy. I would recommend for anyone struggling with switching to solid foods. Worth every penny.
Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy of McKinney is THE best place for children who need guidance developing effective communication skills and socialization. Ms.Jeanine & the other therapists are friendly and welcoming, while Ms.Tameka, our therapist, is AMAZING! She is patience personified, always making each session fun, interactive, and positive.I would highly recommend Frisco anyone for his or her child's educational, social, and emotional needs.
Can’t say enough good things about this therapist office!We had the best experience working with Keri as a food therapist.Our kid started off with only eating purées to eating so much more ‘appropriate’ food a one year old should be eating. One on one experience and she was so attentive! If you are looking for any type of therapy that they offer you will be in GREAT hands!
Highly recommended Frisco Feeding & Speech, our daughter attended speech therapy sessions with Ms. Larson due to delays in language and articulation. Her progress surpassed our expectations and now she can’t stop talking. Ms. Larson was an excellent therapist and our daughter loves her. We are thankful for all she’s done to help our daughter.
Tamika was absolutely amazing to our baby girl and to me as a new mother! She assessed my daughter and knew right away who to refer us to at another facility and she also took the time to teach me mouth exercises to work on with my baby. We had a scary experience happen before meeting Tamika involving reflux and ever since we went to therapy, my daughter has been drinking and swallowing so much better. We are forever grateful!! Thank you thank you 🙂
We can't thank Frisco Feeding & Speech Therapy enough! Tamika has been working with my 5 year old son and she did her job! She is an experienced therapist who has a clear vision to improve my son's speech. She efficiently brought challenging tasks and my son managed them with her fun and encouraging approach.I am also grateful to all the staff there for being kind and patient to me, too. It was not easy to understand professional terms, especially for non native English speaker like me. I appreciate their respectful manners.We are very happy with the results and will miss you greatly.Thank you!Hiro and Chie Kawamura


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Based on 315 reviews

Theresa Duff


What is one unique fact about you?
I am one of 7 children and love being a part of a big family.

What are your hobbies?
I enjoy working out, playing in an adult soccer league, and reading/podcasting.

What is your favorite children’s book?
The Nancy Drew series

Do You Have Any Pets?
I do not have any pets.

What do you like to do for fun?
I enjoy exploring new areas and restaurants and trying new hobbies.

Who is your hero and why?
My mom and dad are my heroes because they selflessly raised 7 kids while overcoming many different challenges. They continue to support me in everything I do and inspire me to always work hard and love others well.

What is the best thing about your job?
Seeing parents and their child overcome an obstacle they did not think was possible.

Breanna Lawton


What is one unique fact about you?
When I was born, it was discovered that my 5th chromosome is upside down! My parents did genetic testing and it turns out my dad’s chromosome is also upside down. We still don’t know what it means!

What are your hobbies?
I like yoga, reading, and baking new recipes.

What is your favorite children’s book?
The Rainbow Fish was always my favorite book to read when I was younger.

Do You Have Any Pets?
I have 2 cats named Murphy and Felix – but I love all animals :)

What do you like to do for fun?
I love to spend time with my family and closest friends, and travel as much as possible.

Who is your hero and why?
My hero is my mom because she is the most resilient person I know and has always supported me to work hard and be successful.

What is the best thing about your job?
The best part of my job is being able to provide support and guidance for so many wonderful children and their families. It’s such a rewarding experience every day.

Lindsey Mendoza


What is one unique fact about you?
I was able to have the opportunity to ride in a hot air balloon! It was such a fun experience with so many beautiful views!

Where is your favorite place to vacation?
Anywhere! I just love traveling in general!

What is your favorite children’s book?
“The Runaway Bunny”

Do You Have Any Pets?
Yes two dogs. An Australian Shepard mix named Luna and a Boarder Collie mix named Sadie.

What do you like to do for fun?
I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, traveling, and finding fun new places to explore.
Who is your hero and why?
My heroes are my parents. They have set such a great example for me to live by and have supported me in everything I have wanted to do.
What is the best thing about your job?
I enjoy working with children and their families and making a difference in their lives. Being able to watch their growth over time and sharing both the parent and child’s excitement brings me so much joy.

Mary Adams

What is one unique fact about you?
My daughter and I love doing charity work.

Where is your favorite place to vacation?
Cabo San Lucas

What is your favorite children’s book?
“The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein

Do You Have Any Pets?
Ginger -dog

What do you like to do for fun?
Read, Yoga, travel, and watching the kiddos play sports

Who is your hero and why?
My dad who has shown me to always have a positive outlook on everything In life and growing up he was very driven to work hard for the family.

What is the best thing about your job?
I have to stay organized and that is one of my best qualities.

Nicole Tsao


What is one unique fact about you?
I used to participate in a lion and dragon dance team

Do you have a favorite children’s book?
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Do you have any pets?
I don’t have any pets but dream of adding 2 dachshunds to my family one day.

What do you like to do for fun?
I like to garden, cook/bake, draw, play video games, and hang out with my family

Who is your hero and why?
My heroes are my parents and grandparents who selflessly work so hard to provide for their families.

What is the best thing about your job?
I love getting to collaborate with a great team of SLPs and building relationships with tons of great families. One of my favorite things is seeing children make progress on their goals and become more confident about being themselves.

Maggie Olson


What is one unique fact about you?
I have a twin brother! We are fraternal twins.

What are your hobbies?
I love to exercise and try new recipes or restaurants- I am a big foodie!

What is your favorite children’s book?
Junie B. Jones series

Do You Have Any Pets?
In graduate school, my 4 roommates and I fostered a newborn puppy while living together. We loved him so much that my roommate adopted him. Although we don’t live together anymore, all 5 of us are still considered his “moms”. His name is Goose and he is in training to be a therapy dog!

What do you like to do for fun?
I enjoy running, spending time with family and friends, reading, traveling, and especially finding a new farmers market on the weekend!

Who is your hero and why?
My parents! They have taught me the importance of family, tradition, and time together. I appreciate them more than anything, especially since moving farther away from my hometown.

What is the best thing about your job?
The best thing about my job is the connections I get to make with each kid. Every day is so rewarding!

Celinda Acosta


What is one unique fact about you?
I once hiked through a lightning storm while backpacking in Northern New Mexico, my home state!

What are your hobbies?
I love rock climbing, yoga, and finding new recipes to cook.

What is your favorite children’s book?
“Where the Sidewalk Ends” by Shel Silverstein.

Do You Have Any Pets?
Not yet- I love dogs!

What do you like to do for fun?
For fun I enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Who is your hero and why?
My Grandma Manuela is my hero because she is the strongest and most giving person I know!

What is the best thing about your job?
The best thing about my job is having the opportunity to connect with so many incredible children and families! They teach me so much and it’s a privilege to join them along their journey.

Keri Schoenemann


What is one unique fact about you?
I took a semester off and lived in Spain for three months in the middle graduate school.

What is your favorite place to vacation?
Costa Rica

What is your favorite children’s book?
Amelia Bedelia

Do you have any pets?
Nope, just my plants.

What do you like to do for fun?
Something active or adventurous with my husband and spending time with friends.

Who is your hero and why?
My hero is my dad. He lost part of his hand in an accident as a young adult but that has never stopped him from working hard. Growing up I remember noticing that he never made excuses for something being difficult and always modeled working hard when it wasn’t easy.

What is the best thing about your job?
I love when parents get excited about their child’s accomplishments. When they tell me about using new words with a friend or eating a new food for the first time it makes my day!

Brittany Larson


What is one unique fact about you?
I went skydiving for my 18th birthday and bungee jumping in Australia off a 165 foot bridge.

Where is your favorite place to vacation?
Anywhere that has a beach!

What is your favorite children’s book?
“The Day the Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt

Do You Have Any Pets?
I have a mini poodle who is 14 years old named Maxie.

What do you like to do for fun?
I like to spend time with my family and friends, watch movies and travel.

Who is your hero and why?
My heroes are my parents. They have been supportive in anything that I have wanted to accomplish and have been the cheerleaders along the way.

What is the best thing about your job?
I love becoming an extended part of each family that I get to work with. Each patient and family I get to work with holds a special place in my heart and sharing the excitement about their child’s accomplishments brightens my day!

Leah Estep


What is one unique fact about you?
I conquered my fear of heights when I was 19 years old by bungee jumping from a 170 ft bridge over a river in Canada.

Where is your favorite place to vacation?
The Beach

What is your favorite children’s book?
“The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein

Do you have any pets?
Yes, I have a boxer/lab mix named Nora

What do you like to do for fun?
Spend as much time with my family as possible–they make everything fun!

Who is your hero and why?
My mother–not only is she incredibly nurturing and loving, but she is also one of the hardest workers I know. She holds herself and those around her to high standards and she exudes excellence in all that she does. She is open-minded, compassionate, and adventurous.

What is the best thing about your job?
I love the fact that I am able to develop long-term unique relationships with each of my patients and their families. It is an incredible privilege to be able to watch so many kiddos develop and grow up over time. I feel lucky and thankful every single day for my job.

Tamika Magloire


What is one unique fact about you?
My older brother has a cognitive-communication disorder.

Where is your favorite place to vacation?
Anywhere warm

What is your favorite children’s book?
“There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly”

Do You Have Any Pets?
Blue Heeler Mix. Her name is Storm 🙂

What do you like to do for fun?
I enjoy being active, playing volleyball, enjoying the outdoors, and spending time with friends.

Who is your hero and why?
My hero is my younger sister. She has overcome so much adversity and continues to strive to be a better individual and overall humanitarian.

What is the best thing about your job?
I enjoy working with such a diverse population and having the flexibility to be as creative as I’d like. I love collaborating with this amazing, outgoing, and energetic team, which matches my personality.

Ciera Gianni


What is one unique fact about you?
I traveled to Zambia, Africa on a speech therapy mission trip to educate the community about children with communication impairments and disabilities.

Where is your favorite place to vacation?
I love the beach but I also love visiting other countries. I don’t like traveling to the same country more than once.

What is your favorite children’s book?
“Beautiful Oops!” by Barney Saltzberg

Do You Have Any Pets?
Lyla, basset hound

What do you like to do for fun?
I enjoy hanging out with my family, traveling, reading, going to the movies and running.

Who is your hero and why?
My mother is my hero because she taught me that you can accomplish your dreams at any age. She received her doctoral degree in education at the age of 56. She inspires me every day that it is never too late to continue to pursue my dreams.

What is the best thing about your job?
Educating parents and providing them the skills to help make their child succeed in the home environment. I love receiving updates of new skills their child has learned at home.

Jeanine Roddy


I believe every child has endless potential and is not defined by their area of need.   Fostering individual change is possible when a therapist is passionate about their calling and given the resources to implement their expertise.  In this way we will positively change the course of life for the children and families we service.

What is one unique fact about you?
I have spent most of my life competing. As a young adult, I earned a scholarship to swim at the University of Kansas and competed at the U.S. Open and National Championships. Upon graduation, I began endurance running and competing in triathlons. Racing at the U.S. Triathlon Championships with my father was one of my fondest memories.

Where is your favorite place to vacation?
Nothing beats the beauty or culture of France. Fabulous food, beautifully manicured parks, incredible beaches, and towering Alps.

What is your favorite children’s book?
“What Do You Do with an Idea?” by Kobi Yamada

Do You Have Any Pets?
I’m a crazy cat lady!

What do you like to do for fun?
On the weekends, you may find me cheering on my son at the baseball fields or applauding for my daughter at the theater. Perhaps if I am lucky, we may be boarding an airplane on our way to a new adventure.

What is the best thing about your job?
Each child presents their own unique strengths and challenges. My favorite part of being a speech pathologist is figuring out how to unlock each child’s potential by utilizing their strengths to alleviate their weakness. Humans have an inherent drive to eat and communicate with one another; being able to foster’s a child ability to enjoy mealtime with family or express their thoughts and feelings is a true joy.