About us:

 

Angel Heart Speech & Language Therapy, Inc. provides speech and language therapy services to the greater Greensboro, NC area. Since our inception in 2008, we have dedicated ourselves to providing foundational speech services to children in need within our community. 

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression.


Marylou Rice, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Founder & CEO

 

Born in Baltimore and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland. Marylou received her Undergraduate speech-language-hearing degree from Towson University And her Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology from The George Washington University. She has been practicing for 30 years in the field with extensive practical experience including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Apraxia, Articulation and Phonological processes , expressive and receptive language delays, fluency disorder, pediatric developmental delays and congenital disorders including Down Syndrome, Cleft palate.

 

 

Marylou has lived in our community for over 20 years with her husband and two children. She enjoys, reading, movies, cooking and spending time with her family and friends at the lake, the beach and the mountains.  


Jen Kaley Mize, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

 

Jen received her Master's of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Towson University in Towson, MD. A native to NC, she received her undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University.  She has previously participated in Hanen training for "It Takes Two to Talk", a family-focused early language intervention.  Jen also has specific training in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT Level 1).  She has worked in a variety of settings including home health, private practice, schools, and skilled nursing facilities.

 

Jen has a special interest in supporting infants and toddlers, preschool and school-age children and their families. She has worked for several years providing assessment and therapy in many areas of childhood communication development, including: early language development, articulation/phonology, oral motor speech difficulties, literacy, fluency, and social communication and play skill development. Jen is truly invested in working together with her clients and their families, through fun and creative sessions, to achieve their communication goals.

 

 

Jen enjoys spending time with her husband, 5 year old daughter Kaley, and 14 year old boxer.  She is an avid reader and loves being outdoors.

 



Kirstin Thomas Wright, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

 

Kirstin received her undergraduate degree in Secondary English Education and her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC.  As a recent graduate, Kirstin had the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, preschools, elementary schools, and clinics. She has experience working with children with varying disorders in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorder, speech and language, literacy, fluency, Traumatic Brain Injury, and adults with aphasia, dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, and voice disorders.  She thoroughly enjoys working with children in the area of early intervention.

 

Kirstin loves spending time with her family, friends, 2 dogs Charlie and Boone, and hiking in the North Carolina mountains, baking, and exploring unique restaurants. 


Frank Brown, M.S., CF-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

 

Frank recently earned his Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at North Carolina Central University and prior, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Communication and Science Disorders at UNC-Greensboro. During his clinical experience, he gained experience working in various settings that include: preschool, elementary schools, community clinic, right brain stroke research, and skilled nursing facilities. Frank is experienced working with speech and language, Autism Spectrum Disorder, literacy, fluency, childhood apraxia of speech, and with adults who acquired strokes and dementia. He worked with improving linguistic cognition and dysphagia. Frank is passionate with helping children and their families in early intervention. 

Frank has been married since 2006 to a wonderful woman named Liz and has two children. He enjoys spending time with his family, smoking varieties of meat on his grill/smoker, watching football with his son, fishing, and collecting vinyl records.

 


Jason Rice, BS, Electrical Engineering Technology

CFO

Born and Raised in Roanoke, Virginia. Jason received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University. He has been working in the semiconductor industry for more than 25 years. He applies his program management, organizational, and financial expertise to enhance Angel Heart's ability to provide quality services to the children of our community. Jason has lived in our community for over 20 years with his wife and children.

 

 


Angel Heart has been in business since 2008. Our name and logo reflect who we are. The angel represents our Christian values and our belief that we can all be angels to help and support those in need. The heart represents the love and care given to each child. We will care for your children as if they were our own. - Jason Rice

"Each time I receive a referral I feel as if I'm opening a new Christmas present" - Marylou Rice