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Meghan Gale

Meghan graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a Master's Degree in Communication Disorders in 1999 and has been practicing for 12 years. She is licensed with the American Speech and Hearing Association as well as by the Texas Department of Health. She enjoys working with children in all areas but specializes in feeding disorders, articulation disorders and language disorders. Before joining Growing Places Therapy Services, Meghan worked in schools, clinics and acute hospital settings including neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Brandy Gray

Brandy is a Texas state licensed SLP. She also has earned the Certificate of Clinical Competence by the American Speech and Hearing Association. Brandy received her Bachelor of Behavior Science degree in Speech Pathology from Hardin-Simmons University, and her Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University. She has been providing speech therapy services since 2003. Brandy has worked in private practice and in the school setting. She is passionate about remediating speech sound disorders (articulation & apraxia), enhancing fluency skills of children that stutter, and building communication skills of young children with language delays. Brandy craves knowledge and participates in speech therapy continuing education courses each year. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, completing DIY projects, and participating in her MOPS group. The loves of Brandy's life include her husband and her two little boys.

Rachel Israelson

Rachel received her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in linguistics and speech pathology from the University of Texas at Austin. She received her Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is a licensed speech-language pathologist in the state of Texas. Rachel's passion is pediatrics, especially working with children on the autism spectrum, those with motor or phonological speech disorders, language acquisition delays, language and pragmatic speech disorders, and difficulty with reading and comprehension. Rachel is PROMPT (prompts for restructuring oral musculature phonetic targets) trained to treat motor speech disorders like apraxia of speech, and has extensive experience implementing Michelle Garcia-Winner's Social Thinking strategies for children with autism and pragmatic language disorders. In her spare time Rachel enjoys seeing movies at the Drafthouse, spending time with family and friends, attempting to bake, and taking hikes around beautiful Austin greenbelts..