Meet Our Team
Rhonda Rodriguez, M.S., CCC-SLP, COM®️
Owner, Rodriguez Speech and Myofunctional Therapy
Rhonda is from the piney woods of East Texas, where she graduated from Harmony High School in 1987. She is a US Navy veteran and has been an active member of the Denton community with her husband and children for over 20 years. She graduated summa cum laude from Texas Woman’s University with her Bachelor of Science degree in 2002 and Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2005.
As a speech-language pathologist, she has worked in public education, private practice, and outpatient rehab for children and adults. She has worked with special populations such as individuals with down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism, hearing impairments, Parkinson's Disease, ADHD, TBI, epilepsy disorders, hydrocephalus, and more. She has evaluated and treated a broad range of speech and language disorders including speech sound disorders; apraxia of speech; feeding and swallowing disorders; expressive, receptive, and social language disorders; stuttering; voice; and myofunctional disorders.
She is the recipient of 4 ASHA ACE Awards for Excellence in Continuing Education. Areas of focus include sensory-motor feeding issues, orofacial myology, and swallowing. She also has certifications in Hanen It Takes Two To Talk, MDTP for swallowing disorders, AMPCare, and is a SPEAK OUT!®️ provider for patients diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. Rhonda has training and experience in listening and spoken language strategies for patients with hearing impairments.
This private practice is a reflection of Rhonda’s personal and professional values. It is her desire to provide quality, knowledgeable and individualized care to each client and their family. Rhonda's largest hope and passion is to meet each individual and family along their journey to help them “find their wings” and reach their full potential.
Tami Williard, MA, CCC/SLP
Tami is a Speech-Language Pathologist who has been practicing in Texas for nearly 20 years, in a variety of settings. She graduated cum laude from the University of North Texas with Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts Degrees in Speech-Language Pathology. Tami has experience within public and private schools, private practice, outpatient clinic/rehab, and home health.
Tami has worked closely with special populations including individuals with: hearing impairments, sensory processing disorders, autism, Down syndrome, Charge syndrome, DiGeorge syndrome, TBI, cerebral palsy, dysphagia/feeding disorders, and more. For speech and language disorders, she utilizes a play-based therapy approach, since learning should be fun, according to Tami. She also has extensive training in feeding and oral motor therapy to improve a patient’s ability to safely manipulate and swallow a variety of foods and liquids while preventing aspiration and respiratory illness. She utilizes a child-centered approach incorporating aspects of Food Chaining and SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory).
Tami enjoys the diversity her career has to offer, and finds that working with children and their families in a clinical setting is her absolute favorite. Tami often expresses “I love being able to make a difference in the life of a child!”