Our Team Members
Anna Wise, MS, CCC-SLP
Anna Wise, MS, CCC-SLP, attended Mississippi State University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education in 2009. Upon graduating, Anna began her career as special education teacher in Highland Park ISD, where she worked with children with autism, learning differences, and/or an emotional disturbance. During her time as a special education teacher, Anna realized the importance of social communication and her desire to help children communicate. Anna returned to school at the University of North Texas where she earned a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology. In addition to her teaching experience, Anna has provided speech-language therapy services to children targeting social communication, articulation, and early childhood language.
Anna has been married for 6 years and has a new daughter, Amzie. She enjoys spending time with her family, including their 2 dogs, Bell and Henry, and loves to cook.
Lauren (McIntyre) Drory, MS, CCC-SLP
Lauren (McIntyre) Drory, MS, CCC-SLP, attended The University of Oklahoma where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2013.Prior to graduate school, Lauren worked at a private school for children with social communication disorders and other learning disabilities. Lauren then went on to earn her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders in 2015 from the University of Texas at Dallas-Callier Center, where she focused the greater part of her studies and practicum experience on learning about children with social communication disorders. For the past two years, Lauren has worked as a Speech Language Pathologist in a public school district with preschool and elementary age students. She has served children in a variety of areas including articulation, phonology, pragmatics, augmentative communication, fluency, and language. She worked with children in self-included classrooms with multiple disabilities, as well as mainstream and bilingual children. She is passionate about providing individualized treatment for children and their families.
Lauren and her husband were married in December 2017, and live in Dallas. Lauren enjoys practicing yoga and spending time outside with their golden doodle, Ranger.
Rachel Ledbetter, MS, SLP-A
Rachel Ledbetter, MS, SLP-A, attended Texas Christian University and graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Science and Disorders, with a minor in Child Development. Rachel graduated in December 2017 with a Masters of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas-Callier Center for Communication Disorders. Rachel is a certified Speech-Language Pathology-Assistant, working under director, Michelle McFarlin. Rachel’s experience started in high school, shadowing a Louisiana local Speech-Language Pathologist each summer. She has experience working with children ranging from birth to middle school, particularly with individuals with limited expressive language and special needs. Rachel is knowledgeable in the area of augmentative and alternative communication in a variety of modalities to enhance communication skills. She has a passion for helping families and children develop a unique plan to enhance communication and social development in their everyday lives. She has provided services in various settings including university clinics, classrooms for children with severe communication delays, public school system, early childhood camps and private practice.