Meet our Speech & Language Pathologists
Heidi Pappert M.S.Ed CCC-SLP
Heidi graduated from the College of Saint Rose with a Master of Science in Education. Since graduating, she has worked as a traveling speech-language pathologist in varying states including Georgia, Alaska, and Maryland. During her undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh, she received a certification in the area of American Sign Language (ASL).
She has clinical experience in a variety of settings including public schools, outpatient clinics, articulation camps, fluency clinics, feeding clinics, and centers for adults with developmental disabilities. Heidi has performed diagnosis and treatment in the areas of fluency, autism spectrum disorder, receptive and expressive language, cognitive disorders, pragmatic language, articulation, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). She has specialized experience working with autism spectrum disorders in an applied behavior analysis (ABA) one-on-one setting. She is extremely excited to be joining the team and cannot wait for the opportunity to work with you and your child!
Cassidy Suggett, M.S. CCC-SLP
Cassidy Suggett is licensed to practice in the state of Maryland and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She received Master of Science in Communicative Sciences and Disorders from New York University in 2019. and received a bachelor’s degree in Communicative Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Spanish from University of Redlands in 2017. Throughout her clinical career, Cassidy has evaluated and treated a variety of pediatric and adult clients across a diverse group of settings. She has also traveled abroad to provide speech and language services to students in Guatemala. She has a passion for working with pediatric clients and has notable experience with treatment of autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, speech sound disorders, and specific language impairments. She has specialized training in augmentative and alternative communication. (AAC) devices, treatment of voice disorders, and treatment of fluency disorders. Cassidy strives to help others express themselves and embrace the power of communication.
Visit our main Speech Therapy page to learn more about the pediatric speech services being offered through The Kinera Foundation.