Kate Franklin, Speech-Language Pathologist
Katherine (Kate) Franklin, M.S., CCC-SLP joined the Thrive Therapy team in March 2023. She received her Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Ohio University and her Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology at Nova Southeastern University. Kate currently works as a speech language pathologist at an elementary school. Her professional interests include augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), articulation, and receptive-expressive language. She has experience working with children with autism, receptive and expressive language disorder, articulation and phonological disorders, and social language deficits.
Alexa Hoffman, Speech-Language Pathologist
Alexa Hoffman, M.A., CCC-SLP joined the Thrive Therapy team in January 2019. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology as well as her Master’s degree from Miami University. Alexa completed clinical research and a Master’s thesis focusing on the narrative production skills of children with ADHD and language impairment. Alexa currently works as a school-based speech-language pathologist servicing preschool and elementary students. Alexa has experience working with children across a wide-range of ages and diagnoses. Her professional interests include early intervention services, expressive/receptive language delays and disorders, articulation/phonology, autism spectrum disorders, as well as curriculum-based language and literacy knowledge/skills. Alexa is excited to be part of the Thrive Therapy team!
Tessa Subler, Speech-Language Pathologist
Tessa Subler M.A., CCC-SLP joined the Thrive Therapy team in May 2018. She received her Bachelor's degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Miami University and her Master's degree in Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University. Tessa currently works as a school-based speech-language pathologist working with kids with autism. Tessa's professional interests include autism, expressive/receptive language disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). She has experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder, expressive and receptive language disorder, articulation and phonological disorder, and social language impairment.