Ashley earned her Bachelor’s of Arts and Master of Arts in Communication Disorders and Sciences at University at Buffalo in 2014. Prior to joining the Pediatric Advanced Therapy team, she worked in private practices in New York and North Carolina. She enjoys working with children who have challenges with speech sound disorders, phonological disorders, late talkers, receptive disorders, expressive disorders, and children on the Autism Spectrum. In her spare time, she enjoys golfing and going to the beach.
Natalia has been working as an SLP since June of 2020. She is originally from Chicago- where she attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Rush University for her undergrad and masters. She enjoys working with children with feeding, language, and articulation/phonology delays. Her favorite age group is birth-5! In her free time, she loves cooking new recipes, trying ethnic restaurants, playing tennis, and spending time outdoors. Additionally, her and her husband loves traveling to new places and have enjoyed exploring The Carolinas.
Taylor received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Child Development from Appalachian State University in 2019. She received her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Appalachian State University in 2022. Taylor is NC state-licensed and is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) with her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC). Her areas of interest include but are not limited to early receptive and expressive language delays, autism, AAC, and feeding. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and going to Charlotte FC games!
Kristen graduated with her Masters from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Outside of work, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time her with family, friends, and dog, Nellie. Kristen enjoys working with children with feeding difficulties and early language development.
Sarah is an SLP here at PAT! She is originally from New York, but has lived in North Carolina for the last 17 years. Sarah graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with her Bachelors in 2020 and Masters in 2022, studying Spanish, Music, and Speech and Hearing Sciences during that time. Her main clinical interests are pediatric ASD and the school-aged population, but she has realized that she loves to do a little bit of everything! Outside of the office, she enjoys hanging out with friends, traveling, singing/listening to music, and watching sports (GO HEELS!!).
Joyah earned her Bachelor’s of Arts in Speech at North Carolina A&T State University and went on to obtain her Master’s of Science in Speech Language Pathology at North Carolina Central University. As a graduate student, she gained substantial experience in evaluating and treating both children and adults with speech, language, and communication disorders.
Joyah is licensed to practice in North Carolina and has a wide range of experiences in various settings, including home health, teletherapy, private practice, and the preschool through middle school environment. She enjoys working with clients with challenges with expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language skills. She also enjoys working with clients who are experiencing articulation and phonological difficulties.
Joyah was born and raised in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, but now resides in the wonderful city of Charlotte. In her spare time, she enjoys being a musician, spending time with friends and family, traveling, and playing with her Morkie Poo, Niko.
Kayla is a part time SLP here at PAT. She is also a part time SLP in acute care at Forsyth Medical Center, where she previously has been full time for the past 7 years. Kayla received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UNC-Greensboro in 2013 and her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Appalachian State University in 2015. She grew up in Statesville, NC and currently lives in Clemmons, NC with her husband Jordan, two toddler boys Wells and Wally, and two dogs, Rocky and Quinn. Her baby girl, Holland, should be arriving soon! Kayla enjoys spending time with my family, adventuring to parks and museums with my kids, coffee and sweets, mountain trips, and attempting new recipes for my youngest son who has multiple, severe food allergies.
Caitlin attended ECU for her undergraduate program and Appalachian State for her master’s program. Caitlin is originally from Eastern North Carolina and now lives on a small farm with her husband! She loves working with the early intervention population and providing individualized care to her clients. She has experience with early intervention, speech sound disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and was recently trained in Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTS). When Caitlin is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and being outside!