Child & Family Development Child & Family Development

Speech-Language Therapy

We provide services to children with developmental, neurological and congenital impairments. Services can be habilitative (learning a skill for the first time) or rehabilitative (becoming proficient at a skill or relearning a skill).

We focus on a child’s ability to enjoy and interact with his environment. Typical focus areas include communication, articulation, auditory processing, voice/fluency and oral movements for speech and eating.

Who it's for

If you notice difficulties in one or more of these areas, an evaluation and treatment may be appropriate:

Articulation/ Phonemic Awareness

Auditory Processing


Oral Movement for speech and eating

Phonological Awareness/ Phonological Processing

Voice/ Fluency

How we address it

Augmentative Communication evaluations & device selection and programming

Feeding Groups

Hanen Program It Takes Two To Talk®

Multidisciplinary Developmental Evaluations

Multidisciplinary Feeding Clinic

Neuro-Developmental Treatment™ (NDT)


Sequential Oral Sensory Approach™ (SOS)

Speech-Language social skills groups

Vital Stim™

Kaufmann techniques

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

Augmentative Communication Device training

In their own words

After coming and starting therapy with Marion, Erin and Katie, it is not a routine for our daughter anymore, it has become her favorite visit of the week. I strongly recommend this place to other families. Coming here for therapy changed us from the journey of a weekly predictable routine to weekly visits that are fun and beneficial! From the office staff to the therapy rooms, Child & Family has been a true blessing to our family!

Tonya R.

Our team

All of our speech therapists are licensed by the state of North Carolina.

Kelly Connor

MS Nazareth College
BS State University of New York at Cortland


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Maggie Fitzgerald

BS Southern Connecticut State University
MS Pace University


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Emily Gammon

MS West Virginia University
BA Indiana University


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Ashley Godwin

MSP University of South Carolina
BS Appalachian State University


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Lisa Peterson

MS University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


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Melinda Schatz

MA Appalachian State University
BS Appalachian State University


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Kelli York

M.Ed. North Carolina Central University
BA North Carolina State University


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We are Open

Child & Family Development remains open under normal business hours and operations, but we are taking many steps to keep our clients and staff healthy and prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are offering Virtual Office Visits for some services, please reach out to our office for more information.