In today’s world, effective speech and language skills prove essential. They influence confidence, self-esteem, first impressions, success in school, and form our most basic human connection: communication. For most people, speech and language seem effortless. But for six million people under age 18 alone, speech and language disorders present daily, even traumatic challenges that can lead to poor academic and career performance as well as impaired social relationships.

Led by owner and speech-language pathologist Marianne Umphlett, LKN Speech-Language Pathology has helped children and adults of all ages to develop more effective communication skills. With 30+ years of clinical experience, Marianne has built her clientele through physician referrals and a lauded reputation for helping people overcome speech and language disorders so they can lead more empowered lives.