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Katie Covey, MS, CCC/SLP

Katie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Educational Psychology- Child Professional Services from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas. 

She is a certified DIRFloortime® practitioner (DIR-Basic) through the International Council for Development and Learning (ICDL). 


Katie is a clinical supervisor at Jump Start. She has pediatric experience from university clinics, public schools, and private practice settings. Her experience includes evaluation and treatment of articulation, phonology, Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), early and school-aged language, social pragmatics, and sensory feeding disorders. She is experienced in supporting communication with the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) using LAMP-Words For Life and other communication systems. Katie is also a Natural Language Acquisition Trained Clinician and has experience supporting Gestalt Language Processing development. 


She takes special interest in early intervention for children with neurodevelopmental differences, specifically in facilitating individualized and relationship-based treatment to foster successful communication and connection. She strives to equip families with the tools they need to help their children establish effective and authentic communication skills.


Katie is a North Texas native and has a Goldendoodle named Maggie. She enjoys cheering on the Aggies during football season and serving at her church.

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