Speech Language Pathologists

Speech Language Pathologists

Jessica Rogers

M.A. CCC-SLP

Jessica Rogers is the founder and director of Find Your Voice.  She received her undergraduate degree from Stonehill College in Multidisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Communication Disorders.  She then went on to earn her Masters of Arts degree in Communication Disorders from University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

After working in an outpatient pediatric clinic and a pediatric private practice, Jessica started Find Your Voice as a way to provide convenient, functional, and individualized therapy services unique to the client’s needs. She strongly believes in a family centered approach to strengthen communication and that children learn best in natural environments with activities tailored to the child.    

Her specialty areas include pediatrics/early intervention, motor speech disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, language impairments, and autism.  She has specialized training in PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) and Social Thinking. 

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Julia Kell

M.A. CCC-SLP

Julia received both her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders and her Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has experience working with all ages, with clinical expertise and interest in working with toddlers and children aged 15 months to 10 years old.

Julia is dedicated to teaching and building communication skills in children through play and social engagement with their important communication partners. Her enthusiastic and friendly nature engages those she works with; she makes therapy fun!
Julia specializes in early intervention, autism spectrum disorders, motor planning disorders, phonological disorders, and expressive and receptive language delays. She has specialized training in the Early Start Denver Model (a behavioral therapy for children with autism), the Parents Interacting with Infants “PIWI” model (an early intervention model that focuses on the parent-child relationship), RITA-T (Rapid
Interactive Screening Test for Autism in Toddlers), and she is a Certified Early Intervention Specialist.
In her spare time, Julia enjoys going on walks with her 10-month-old son, Grant, seeking out the best live music spots, cooking Hello Fresh dinners with her husband, Fred, and spending time with her nephews.

Mary Hennessy

M.A. CCC-SLP

Mary knew she wanted to work with kids and teach for as long as she can remember. Receiving both her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders and her Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, she has experience working with a wide range of communication disorders and clinical expertise in working with pediatrics and early intervention. Mary’s special interests include pediatric feeding disorders, hearing loss, expressive and receptive language delays, autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, and phonological disorders. 

Mary enjoys teaching through play and naturally building communication skills into children and their families’ everyday lives and routines. In her opinion, there is no better feeling than seeing a child with a smile on their faces after mastering a difficult speech sound or watching their confidence grow with peers in social settings. 

Mary has a special interest in feeding treatment, from increasing the food repertoire of picky eaters to helping children develop oral-motor skills to promote safe chewing and swallowing. She has experience using the SOS feeding approach, food chaining, and working with families to promote productive, healthy, and safe meal time habits. Mary also has experience in bottle and breastfeeding consultation, managing aspiration risks with thickened liquids, and safely expanding the diets of children with food allergies and intolerances.

In her spare time, Mary enjoys traveling, beach days, and walks with her husband, her bulldog Daisy, and her daughter Lucy.

Suzanne Wells

M.A. CCC-SLP

Suzanne is a board certified Speech Language Pathologist. She received her Bachelors of Science and Master of Arts in Speech Language Pathology at UMass Amherst where she completed her thesis in word learning in children with autism. She quickly was drawn to the unpredictability and limitless potential of the pediatric population. 

Suzanne has worked with infants/toddlers and their families in early intervention for the past 5 years, and values the collaboration of caregivers and therapists to reach speech and language goals. She has worked with a wide range of children with developmental delays, but particularly those with Down syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, suspected childhood apraxia, receptive and expressive language delays, and phonological and articulation disorders. 

Suzanne believes that children learn best through play, consistency, and most of all, fun. Suzanne’s supportive, play-based, high energy sessions foster strong trusting relationships with her clients. 

Suzanne also works part time as an Early Intervention speech therapist and as a group fitness coach. In her free time she enjoys the beach, hiking, traveling, and enjoying good meals with family and friends. 

 

Krista Haley

M.S.CCC-SLP

Krista is a board certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology, cum laude, at SUNY Geneseo and her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology, with distinction, at Boston University. Krista has over 20 years of experience working with a broad range of communication disorders in medical, early intervention, home, and public/private school settings. She has been professionally recognized and honored for her exceptional patient care. 

After owning and operating her private practice in Boston for over a decade,  Krista moved to the North Shore to raise her family. During the course of her career, she has gained extensive experience in treating a broad range of speech/language disorders. Her specialties include orofacial myofunctional disorders, fluency/voice disorders, complex articulation/phonological delays, apraxia/motor speech impairments, expressive/receptive language delays, dysphagia, selective mutism, and early literacy development as well as augmentative/alternative communication. 

Krista has worked with children of all ages with diagnoses of Cleft Lip/Palate, Down’s Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Dyslexia, Autism, ADHD, English Language Learners, Specific Learning Disability, and Hearing Impaired.

Krista is cheerful, warm, and energetic. She strives to provide the highest quality of personalized care to your child.  Krista plans highly interactive, hands-on, fun  learning activities that target your child’s goals in a motivating and meaningful way. Your child will feel motivated and proud at successfully achieving their goals in treatment. 

In her free time, Krista loves gardening, cooking, and being outdoors with her family.

Kayla Conley

M.S. CCC-SLP
Kayla Conley is a board-certified Speech-Language Pathologist.  She received her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Family Studies.  She then went on to complete her graduate school career with a Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from Boston University.

Most recently, Kayla has spent the past three years working in an elementary school setting with children ages 3 to 6 prior to discovering Find Your Voice. Through her studies, time in school, and life experiences, Kayla knew she was always passionate about working with children and wanted to pursue a career with pediatrics. Kayla decided to make the switch from the
elementary school setting to the private practice setting in order to provide one-to-one therapy to her clients, within their home and community, with the collaboration of children’s family members. Kayla believes that providing individualized intervention through a child-and-family led approach and allowing children to learn through play and naturalistic experiences, is essential to assist in children reaching their speech and language goals and enriching their overall development.

Kayla’s special interests include working with those with receptive and expressive language disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder with ample
experience with augmentative and alternative communication devices, social-pragmatic language delays with a focus in Social Thinking curriculum, and using play-based therapy to
target her client’s goals. Kayla is a warm, friendly, and engaging clinician who strives to provide a safe and fun learning environment for each unique client she works with.

Outside of work, Kayla enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, being with her dog, Tobin, and enjoying the newlywed phase with her husband!