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Welcome to Small Talk!

Pediatric Speech and Language Center

“We’re Talking Now!”

How Can We Help?

When your child’s communication skills are challenged, Small Talk can help. We are a speech and language development center offering one-on-one assessment and therapy to children with communication challenges.


Meet Our Team

Lisa Findling, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist

Tina Sappington, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist

Jennifer Fantich, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist

Chloe Brown

Speech and Language Pathologist

Mary Wiater, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist

Jamie Burstein

Office Administrator

Lauren Vanderlist, MS, OTR/L


Chit Chat Blog

Theme week: Water week

Hot temperatures aren’t going anywhere! That being said, why not structure some fun language activities around cooling down with water activities? Check out some of these fun and interactive activities to do with your kids. Monday: Water balloon target practice Who...

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Summer language series: Play Dough week

Play Dough is such a fun, tactile tool to use for play and language stimulation with kids. There are so many fun, easy (and virtually mess contained) games and activities you can use with your kids at home, whether indoors or outside, to have fun and promote language...

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Our mission is to provide the highest quality of service by creating a specialized, individual treatment plan for your child with communication deficits.

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Our Success Stories


Both of our girls struggled with various aspects of their speech. We worried that they would be self-conscious as they grew older. Miss Tina not only helped with the speech issues, but she provided a fun and loving environment. Our kids enjoyed going to speech and thought of the time with Miss Tina as a play date. We saw improvement in the first few sessions. As parents, we were thrilled to have this win-win for our family!



Small Talk has been working with my daughter on speech therapy and we are thrilled with her progress and Lisa and Tina's dedication to achieving results while maintaining a comforting fun environment for her.