Our Team Members

Ashley Kingman, MS, CCC-SLP

Ashley graduated from Texas A&M University in 2012, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Special Education. Upon graduation, Ashley spent one year with a speech and language therapy clinic in Houston where her love for speech therapy continued to grow. She then attended graduate school at The University of Texas at Dallas, earning her Master of Science in Communication Disorders in 2015.

Due to her background in special education, Ashley has experience working with children of all ages and across various settings. Relevant experiences include: Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD) settings working with autism spectrum disorders and down syndrome disorder; one-on-one intensive communication intervention for toddlers ages 18 months – 3½ years; and group therapy providing individualized support in the areas of sensory, vestibular, fine and gross motor, and language development at an occupational therapy clinic. In addition, Ashley also has experience in the diagnosis and treatment of children with receptive and expressive language disorders, and articulation disorders. Ashley’s specified areas of interest include preverbal intervention for toddlers, childhood apraxia of speech, articulation disorders, and early intervention of autism spectrum disorders. She believes in collaborating with parents, teachers, and other therapists to help each child work to their maximum potential.

In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband and fur baby, Bexar (Bear), and painting, gardening, and watching movies.

Emma (Epps) Holder, MS, CF-SLP

Emma (Epps) Holder, MS, CF-SLP, graduated from Texas A&M University in 2016 where she received her Bachelor of Science in Allied Health.  After spending time working with children in the clinical and private home setting, it became clear that her true passion was working to help individuals communicate. She decided to pursue a career as a speech-language pathologist and graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas-Callier Center in 2018 with a Master’s degree in Communication Disorders.
Emma’s experience includes work with children in a variety of settings, such as university clinics, preschool, elementary school, summer camps, and private homes. The majority of Emma’s clinical experience has been focused on language intervention in early childhood. She also has experience treating children in the areas of articulation/phonology as well as sensory or motor based feeding disorders. Emma feels most fulfilled helping children who have language delays develop socially in order to communicate with the world in a meaningful way.  Emma’s training and experience with augmentative and alternative communication has enhanced her practice in this area. She enjoys creatively using these modalities as a tool to jumpstart children’s own speech and language by showing them the value of communication in a unique way. Emma has a passion for working to help each child make personal communication gains that keep therapy rewarding for the life of the individual and family alike.
In her free time, Emma enjoys spending time with her husband and their miniature dachshund, Hazel. A native Dallasite, Emma is thrilled to serve the community where she grew up.

Margaret “Meg” Martin, MS, CF-SLP

Meg graduated from Harding University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders, before attending The University of Texas at Dallas-Callier Center for Communication Disorders for her graduate studies. There, she earned a Master of Science in Communication Disorders in May 2019.

Meg first fell in love with SCC during the summer of 2018 for a clinical experience with the Building Blocks summer camps as a graduate student.  Following that experience, Meg officially joined the SCC team as a speech-language pathologist-assistant. Meg’s clinical experiences include serving children in elementary schools, university clinics, private practice, and private homes. The majority of her time in graduate school was spent treating children with social communication difficulties and language disorders in early childhood, in addition to sensory-based feeding disorders, articulation/phonology disorders, and cognitive communication in early childhood through the school-age. Beginning her undergraduate career pursuing early childhood education, Meg’s passion has always been to impact the lives of preschool-aged children. She loves being able to help a child connect with others in a meaningful way and experiencing step-by-step the successes of a child’s growth. Combined with her desire to serve, her training in treating this population has allowed her to enhance her clinical practice to best serve the child and the family together.

In her free time, Meg and her husband enjoy being outside with their dog, Phoebe. She loves to travel, bake, and spend time with friends and family.

Elizabeth Hull, MA, CCC-SLP

Elizabeth Hull, MA, CCC-SLP completed a Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Science from University of North Texas before going on to earn a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from UNT in 2005.  She has over 12 years of experience working with a variety of speech, language and swallowing impairments in pediatric inpatient rehab, multidisciplinary outpatient pediatric therapy clinic, secondary public schools, private schools, and research settings.  She has treated clients with a variety of speech, language, and feeding needs including childhood apraxia of speech, cleft palate, and pediatric dysphagia.  In addition to traditional speech and language training, Elizabeth also has training in the Lindamood-Bell “Seeing Stars” reading intervention program as well as infant massage.  Additionally, she is a member of the Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders Special Interest Group (SIG 13), Language and Learning and Education Special Interest Group (SIG 01) and Voice and Voice Disorders Special Interest Group (SIG 03) within ASHA.  Elizabeth recently received the ASHA award for continuing education completing more the 70 hrs of continuing education over a 36-month period.

Elizabeth believes fully in treating a child as a whole person, one system impacting another, and is well-versed in holistic thinking when it comes to speech, language, and feeding therapy.  She is passionate about honoring differences in children and using speech, language, and feeding therapy as a means of improving the quality of life for a child and the whole family. Elizabeth is a mother of two, and enjoys ballet, reading, and spending time with family. She is excited about joining the team at SCC, a truly unique and exciting practice of which a be a part.

Catherine Stallé, MS, CCC/SLP

Catherine fell in love with learning about autism spectrum disorder while writing her senior thesis on “Peer Intervention with Children with Autism” during her senior year at Washington and Lee University. After graduating with her degree in Psychology in 2010, Catherine spent four months teaching English to children in Thailand before beginning her graduate degree in Communication Disorders at University of Texas at Dallas. 

Since graduating in 2013, Catherine has been practicing as a speech language pathologist in an early childhood school setting. Serving in a variety of classrooms such as a preschool program for child development (PPCD), behavior classrooms and more specialized structured settings allowed her to gain experience with children of all abilities. Catherine specializes in establishing functional communication for non-verbal children through augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and building language skills in children on the autism spectrum through play. In addition, she has experience treating children who have difficulties with articulation and phonology, motor speech disorders, feeding, sensory and social issues. She enjoys really getting to know children and their families to ensure that the child’s highest potential is reached and that the journey to get there is fun!

Catherine is a mother of two and enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and reading. She is excited to be joining this innovative and needed practice!

Megan Rose, MS, CCC/SLP                                       SCC Parent Education Consultant

Megan Rose, MS, CCC-SLP, is a certified, clinical Speech-Language Pathologist with a wide range of experience in assessment and intervention with early social communication disorders and autism spectrum disorder. Megan graduated from Texas State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders. She continued on to earn a Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders in December 2015 at the University of Texas at Dallas – Callier Center for Communication Disorders.

While earning her Masters degree, Megan worked as a research assistant in UTD’s Social Communication lab and as a Teaching Assistant. She also worked part time for Robokind, Advanced Social Robotics, reviewing and editing social skills curriculum for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

In 2016, Megan became the lead teacher in the pre-school at Oak Hill Academy in Dallas, a specialized school that provides children with customized academic and social-emotional programs not found in traditional learning environments. That summer, Megan assisted Michelle McFarlin with McFarlin’s launch of Building Blocks Summer Camp and acted as lead teacher in preschool setting that focused on intervention for 3-5 year old’s with social communication, language, and play skill challenges.

From January 2017 to June 2019, Megan worked as a research clinician for the Pathways Early Intervention Research Project, at the University of Texas at Dallas’ Callier Center for Communication Disorders. Megan’s primary role was to conduct developmental standardized assessments for birth to 5-year old’s and provide in-home parent training. It was in this role that Megan realized her passion for educating and empowering the parents and caregivers of children with social communication delays.

Megan has been married for 2 years and is a new mother. She enjoys spending time with her family and golden retriever, traveling, and practicing yoga. She is excited to be working with SCC as a special consultant to expand on her passion for working with parents.