Our nationally certified speech-language pathologists at Seattle Children’s Hospital are experts in pediatric communication and swallowing. We work with your family to assess and monitor your child’s speech, language, feeding and swallowing.

We hold master’s degrees in communication sciences and disorders and complete rigorous post-graduate training. Some of our team members are board certified in their specialty areas. We participate in ongoing education and advanced instruction in individual specialty areas to provide evidence-based care for your child.


  • Susan Apkon, MD, director, Rehabilitation Medicine
  • William Robinson, PT, DPT, MSPT, NCS, ATC, director, Rehabilitation Services
  • Sharon Lindsey, MS, MHA, CCC-SLP, manager, Speech and Language Services
  • Kim DeMarre, MS, CCC-SLP, swallowing supervisor
  • Wendy Bell, MA, CCC-SLP, clinical lead
  • Sara Kinter, MA, CCC-SLP, program-based clinical lead, Craniofacial and Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Programs
  • James Mancini, MS, CCC-SLP, program-based clinical lead, Autism Center

Speech-Language Pathologists

  • Wendy Bell, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Kim DeMarre, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Caryn Deskines, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Amy Faherty, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Eboli Giannini, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Laura Hall, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Joanna Jaross, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Lauren Kipp, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Elyse Lambeth, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F
  • Stacey Mack, MS, CCC-SLP
  • James Mancini, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Lexy Martin, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Julie Martina, MA, CCC-SLP
  • Tiffany Morgan, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Carla Neiss, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Brenna Nowak, MA, CCC-SLP
  • Kaylee Paulsgrove, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Andrea Pintacura, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Brenda Ray, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Rachel Reichow, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Sylvie Render, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Marci Revelli, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Jo Ristow, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Flavia Sosa, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Christine Stevenson, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Randi Thomas, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Tina Watkinson, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Anita Wright, MS, CCC-SLP

Our provider is an awesome speech-language practitioner. She really understands the needs of the individual child, the development of language and the impact of a disability on language development.

Parent from Everett, Washington