Speech - Language Therapy

Meet Our Team

We are so excited to meet you but understand you may want to get to know your provider first. 

Below is a quick highlight of the members in our speech department. 

We are a growing team but believe in the importance of individualized care.

We believe in a strengths based method to teaching and aim to support not only the child but also the families we serve.  We provide comprehensive and individualized care to our patients using evidenced based practices

and we continue to invest in our learning through continuing education and team collaboration. 

Kristin Weingart, MS CCC-SLP

Owner/Speech-Language Pathologist

Education

Masters of Science - Western Illinois University 

Bachelors of Science - Illinois State University

Minor in Children's Studies

Clinical Interests

Kristin has experience working with children birth - 21 years of age with severe to profound disabilities.  She specializes in Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC), Autism, and Language Development and is passionate about using your child's interests and daily routines to help them communicate.  Kristin uses Evidence-Based therapy approaches and emphasizes the importance of caregiver involvement to best support the whole child as they learn to communicate.

 

Specialized Training

Lamp Words for Life 

 

Hobbies

Kristin enjoys playing with her pups - Pepper & Jack, spending time with her husband, as well as reading, organizing, and going to the beach.

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Nia Lombardo, MS CF-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist,
Clinical Fellow

Education

Master of Science - East Stroudsburg University

Minor in Psychology

Clinical Interests

Nia’s main clinical interests include feeding, dysphagia, voice and upper airway disorders, neurogenic communication disorders, and expressive language delays. Nia is passionate about expanding her clinical knowledge and conducting research to better serve patients. Throughout her clinical rotations, she gained experience with a wide variety of disorders across the lifespan.

Specialized Training

Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile

LAMP words for life - introductory trainings

Hobbies

In her spare time, Nia enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, exercising, and shopping.

Brielle Johnson, MA CF-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Fellow

Education

Master of Arts - University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Bachelor of Science - Appalachian State University 

Minor in Psychology 

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

 

Brielle is a part of the team at Communication Cottage Therapy and will start in August.

Clinical Interests

Brielle has clinical experience with birth to 21 year olds. Throughout her clinical internships she gained a wide variety of experience in many settings including private practice, school systems, outpatient settings, and the UNCG Speech and Hearing Clinic. Her clinical interests include articulation disorders, play-based therapy, receptive/expressive language disorders, and fluency disorders. She has a passion for providing therapy in your child’s natural environment, providing parent education and encouraging parent involvement during therapy sessions to maximize communication and progress.


Hobbies:
Brielle enjoys spending time with her family and friends, snuggling with her dog named Walker, and relaxing on the beach. 

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Anyssa Bell, MS CF-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Fellow

Education

Bachelor of Science: CSUF

Masters of Science: Emerson College

 

Areas of interest 

Anyssa’s main clinical interests include voice, articulation disorders, play-based therapy, and expressive/receptive language. Anyssa has a passion for working with diverse populations and addressing and meeting the sociocultural needs of their clients. Anyssa has had various opportunities to collaborate with families, caregivers, and other professionals to best supports each clients individual needs and is looking forward to working with/meeting your little one!

 

Hobbies:

Anyssa enjoys kayaking, hiking, spending time with friends/family, and doing puzzle books

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