PTC aims to foster the connection of speech, language, and literacy skills through engaging and effective therapy that encompasses the individuality of each child and family.
Kelly Keeter, M.S., CCC-SLP
Kelly is the owner of Pediatric Therapy Connection. She worked in private practice in the Triangle for almost ten years before relocating to the Triad.
Kelly found her passion for working with children with communication needs in college while employed as a community skills instructor for the Autism Society of NC. She obtained a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from East Carolina University in 2009. Kelly has clinical experience in a variety of settings including private practice, acute care, school system, and outpatient rehabilitation. Her experience in the evaluation and treatment of children with a variety of diagnoses includes: articulation/phonological disorders, receptive and expressive language delays, apraxia of speech, autism spectrum disorders, and pragmatic language disorders, with particular interest and experience in written language disorders. She has received training in the Orton-Gillingham and Visualizing/Verbalizing techniques for literacy remediation. In addition, Kelly has specialized training in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT).
Outside of PTC, Kelly enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two children.
Jess Richardson, M.S., CCC-SLP
Jess received a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders and a Minor in American Sign Language from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan as well as a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois in 2015. Jess has clinical experience in a variety of settings including private practice, public and charter schools, and early intervention. Her experience in the evaluation and treatment of children with a variety of diagnoses includes: articulation/phonological disorders, receptive and expressive language disorders, apraxia of speech, autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, alternative and augmentative disorders (AAC). In her free, Jess enjoys spending time with her daughters, crafts/cricut projects, and cooking.