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Specialists Trained to Help You Get the Results You Have Always Wanted

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Confidence in Your Ability to Communicate

Many people struggle to effectively communicate with those around them. This can be very frustrating for them and make them avoid social situations.

At Boise Speech and Hearing Clinic, we diagnose the root cause of your speech struggles and define measurable goals so you can confidently communicate with the world.

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Meet your Team

Rian Chatterton

Rian Chatterton

MS, CCC-SLP, COM, TOM

Prompt-Trained

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Rian Chatterton has worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist for the past 14-years. Rian has worked in a variety of settings. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology in 2002 from Idaho State University. In 2004 she completed her Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathologist from Idaho State University. Rian has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of communication disorders. She has specialized in areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders. Rian took over ownership of Boise Speech and Hearing Clinic in the summer of 2013.

Rian holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and a State of Idaho License for Speech Language Pathology. In 2016 Rian completed her certification process with the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) and is now 1 of 2 Certified Orofacial Myologists in the state of Idaho.

Rian has called Boise her home most of her life and LOVES the Treasure Valley! She loves to cook, be outdoors camping and hiking. Rian is a “self-help” book junkie and is always reading 3 books at a time. She loves coming up with crafts for herself and her kids to do. Her kids might say that their life is a constant sound track and dance party as she is always making up songs for everything and embarrassing them with her mediocre dance moves. Rian LOVES her job because she gets to play and make a difference every day!

Stephanie Thomas

Stephanie Thomas

MS-CCC, SLP, QOM

Qualified Orofacial Myologist

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Stephanie received her Master’s of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from Idaho State University in August of 2017. She was an intern at Boise Speech and Hearing Clinic since January of that year, and knew since then that she loved this clinic! Before entering graduate school, Stephanie worked in the Boise School District in a junior high classroom for students with special needs. There she learned how much she loved working with kids at all skill levels, and discovered a passion for teaching her students how to better communicate with the people around them.

Stephanie has lived most of her life in Boise, but she spent five years living in Singapore with her family. She loved living there, and still enjoys traveling the world, but Boise will always be home!

Stephanie got married in August of 2014, and she lives with her husband and their two dogs. In her free time, she loves reading and writing, playing with the dogs, and breakfast dates with her husband.

Rebecca L Daniel

Rebecca L Daniel

MS,CCC-SLP, COM

Certified Orofacial Myologist 

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Becky received her Master’s of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from Idaho State University in August of 2005. Prior to attending graduate school, she worked at St Luke’s Children Hospital with the Child Life team. It is there that she discovered her desire to help people better communicate.

Becky has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of communication and swallowing disorders in a variety of clinical settings. She has the most passion for the areas of preschool language, orofacial myofunctional disorders, articulation and executive functions. Becky holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and a State of Idaho License for Speech Language Pathology.

Becky has lived all of her life in Idaho, growing up in Idaho Falls and then moving to the Treasure Valley in junior high. Idaho will always be home. Becky lives with her husband, daughter, son and pug. In her free time, she loves hand lettering, taking barre classes, baking, being outside, and anything that involves family.

Lyndsey Evans

Lyndsey Evans

MS,CCC-SLP, TOM

Prompt-Trained, TOM, Trained Orofacial Myologist

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Lyndsey is a born and raised Idaho native. She received her Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2015 from Idaho State University. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and a State of Idaho License for Speech Language Pathology. She is also PROMPT trained. 

As a daughter of a 2nd grade teacher, Lyndsey always knew she wanted to work with kids. She fosters a therapeutic environment filled with learning, creativity, and positivity.  Lyndsey’s professional experience includes treating patients across the lifespan with a variety of communication disorders and medical backgrounds. Her clinical interests include orofacial myology, social language, and motor speech disorders. 

Outside of the office, you can find Lyndsey with her golden retriever, Henley, close to her side. Together, they volunteer through GO TEAM Therapy Dogs and make a splash at dock diving competitions. Lyndsey promotes an “I can do hard things” mentality with all her clients. She is so excited to help her future clients meet their goals!

Amber Kroeger

Amber Kroeger

MS, CCC-SLP

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Amber received her Masters of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from Idaho State University in August of 2019. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and a State of Idaho License for Speech Language Pathology.

Amber has always wanted to work with children and loves helping others achieve their goals. Prior to graduate school Amber was a substitute teacher and a preschool karate instructor in California. Amber has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of communication disorders. Clinical interests include early intervention, fluency, and speech sound disorders. Outside of the office Amber enjoys kayaking, hiking, crafting, and spending time with her family and cat, Mochi. 

Mollie Glaspell

Mollie Glaspell

MS, CCC-SLP, Cleft Lip and Palate Specialist

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Mollie received her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from California State University, San Marcos in May of 2020. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and a State of Idaho license for Speech Language Pathology, as well as an active license in California. Mollie has clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of communication needs in both the schools and in private practice. She also has experience working on multidisciplinary craniofacial teams in the medical setting. Mollie has a passion for serving individuals with cleft lip and palate, craniofacial disorders, and resonance disorders. Mollie was a recipient of a graduate craniofacial training grant, and she created an evidence-based psychosocial educational program for elementary school children with craniofacial disorders. Mollie is passionate about making a positive impact on her clients’ communication skills as well as improving their quality of life! 

 

Mollie and her husband moved to Boise in the summer of 2020, and they absolutely love it! They enjoy many outdoor activities, such as camping, mountain biking, and hiking. Their dog Rio loves all the nature that Idaho has to offer. Mollie is also an avid gardener in the spring and summer months. Mollie loves the sunshine and strives to spread positivity and gratitude! 

Matt K. Frank

Matt K. Frank

Voice Specialist - MS, CCC-SLP

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Matthew K. Frank, MS, CCC-SLP works as a clinical Speech-Language Pathologist and has over a decade of experience treating dysphonia, dysarthria, and dysphagia. He is the inventor of andprimary researcher for Progressive Masked Voice Exercises™, a trademark- and patent-pending treatment for dysphonia. Matthew has mentored multiple talented clinicians through the rigors of the Clinical Fellowship experience. He has also supervised many bright new graduate students
through clinical externships using a nearly endless supply of medical trivia, career vignettes serving as warnings, and unsolicited advice.
His first book Pursuing Mastery: The New Medical Speech-Language Pathologist’s Handbook For Providing Values-Driven Care, Achieving Confidence In The Clinic, And Demonstrating Unquestionable Professional Worth was written primarily to assist new clinicians in achieving confidence in their professional work.
Joelle Sharkey

Joelle Sharkey

MS, CCC-SLP

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Joelle received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Idaho State University, in Meridian, ID in August of 2020. Joelle has clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with communication disorders in a variety of clinical settings, including school/developmental preschool, skilled rehabilitation/long term care, and private practice. Joelle is passionate about helping others achieve their goals and empowering individuals to become the best version of themselves.

Joelle is an Idaho native and attended The College of Idaho where she earned her undergraduate degree in Health Sciences. She lives with her husband, son, and fur babies (2 dogs, 1 cat) in Nampa, ID who together love exploring the Pacific Northwest and are avid outdoor enthusiasts

Bethany Cochran

Bethany Cochran

CF-SLP

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Bethany received her master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Idaho State University in 2024. She has clinical experience working in a variety of settings including elementary schools, early intervention, and private practice. Her areas of clinical interest include early intervention, AAC, and orofacial myofunctional disorder. Bethany is passionate about making a positive change in the lives of her clients with communication disorders. In her free time, she loves exploring the beautiful Idaho outdoors with her husband and hanging out with her cats.
Lydia Webb

Lydia Webb

MS, CF, SLP, CCC

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Lydia received her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from Idaho State University in Meridian, Idaho in May of 2023. Lydia is passionate about seeing others accomplish hard things and supporting them along that journey. While pursuing her education to become a Speech Language Pathologist, Lydia worked as Behavioral Intervention Specialist. Lydia has clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults with a variety of communication needs in a variety of settings. Clinical interests include orofacial myofunctional disorder, speech sound disorders and school age language.

Lydia moved to Idaho from Washington in 2017 and has loved exploring Boise ever since. Outside of the office she enjoys trying new things and finding new places, hanging out with friends, playing pickleball or basketball and doing functional craft projects.

Marilee Walker

Marilee Walker

OTR/L, SCLV

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Marilee has 40 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist and has received her speciality certification in Low Vision through the American Occupational Therapy Association. She has worked with geriatrics throughout her career and devoted ten years working with Dr. Ronald Cole at Medical Vision Technology, a private practice low vision rehabilitation program in Sacramento. During her low vision practice, she developed a unique guide card method, which helps patients to learn how to effectively use their eccentric viewing when performing functional tasks such as reading, writing and home making skills. She has been a speaker for the Academy of Ophthalmology Low vision Day in 2003, 2004, and 2005. She presented at the American Geriatric Society – annual Scientific Meeting, on OT’s role in low vision rehabilitation. She has been a speaker in 2007, 2008 and 2009 at Envision – a multidisciplinary low vision rehab and research conference. She was asked to teach physicians in Shanghai China on her eccentric training method and she presented at the 8th international congress of Ophthalmology and Optometry Conference in Nanjing, China. She has been a board member of the SAFE Foundation – Sight and Function Enhancement Foundation in Sacramento.  She loves spending her free time with her husband and two adult children and their families as well as developing trip itineraries for her family as well as for their friends.  Photography is a special interest and you might find Marilee parked along a street taking pictures of the beautiful fall colors or the great horned owl in their back yard.

Rose Hays-Martinez

Rose Hays-Martinez

Billing Specialist

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Rose moved to Idaho in 2018 to be closer to family and enjoy the 4 seasons. She has 3 children and 3 grandchildren.

Rose has been in the medical field for over 20 years. Starting off as a Nursing Assistant, in a hospital setting, Rose knew that the medical field was for her. She became interested in the rehabilitation therapy portion of patient care in regards to Physical Therapy. She spent the next 4 years as a PTA applying her knowledge in modalities and procedures for patients with orthopedic injuries. Always looking for a challenge, Rose became an Office Collections Supervisor for a company that had 15 Physical , Occupational and Speech offices. It was spending 15 years there that she realized her passion for fighting insurance denials and being a voice for the patient. With her daughter starting school at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, chose to move to Central California. There she was an Office Manager for a Physical Therapy Clinic for 3 years before moving to Boise and joining the Boise Speech and Hearing Team.

In her spare time, she enjoys going to church, reading, walking her dogs and gardening. In the future she is hoping to become more involved with her church and Hospice.

Katie Bracken

Katie Bracken

Credentialing Specialist

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Katie is married and has two children. She moved to Idaho for her husbands job in 2007 and quickly made Boise their home.

Katie has several years experience working retail, as an assistant for an accounting office and most recently with children at an Elementary School.

In her free time, Katie enjoys going to the movies with her family, hiking, traveling, watching her boys play sports, and spending time with her two cats.

Lisa McHatton

Lisa McHatton

Client Retention Specialist

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Lisa has lived in the Treasure Valley for 30 years. She graduated from nearby Centennial High School and went to Boise State University to originally pursue a degree in Health Promotion. She is currently finishing up her degree in Psychology at Boise State. Lisa has worked in the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer and a Group Fitness Instructor and in the legal field as a Legal Assistant and Contract Review Specialist.

Lisa and her amazing husband, Abe, together have 5 wonderful children. They love to go to church together, spend time exploring, and finding new restaurants. Lisa loves going for walks on the Greenbelt, baking yummy treats and doing anything outdoors with her beautiful family. She loves to travel, especially to warm, tropical destinations and is always looking forward to her next adventure.

Sara Powell

Sara Powell

Front Desk Receptionist

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Sara is a born & raised Idahoan growing up in McCall where she met and married her high school sweetheart, Clyde Jr.  In 1987, they made the jump to move out of McCall to Kuna to be closer to Clyde’s work and continue to live there. They finished raising their 3 kids in Kuna who all have families of their own now giving us some wonderful grand littles that bring so much joy and laughter.

Sara has always found her greatest joy working in customer service jobs starting from high school and continues to follow that path.
When Sara is not at work and not loving on her grand littles, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family and close friends, going to movies, trying new restaurants and beverages, traveling and exploring new things.  We enjoy camping, riding 4 wheelers and when at home, hanging out in our backyard sanctuary / koi pond. Sara also enjoys collecting crystals (you can never have enough) appreciating their natural beauty and the energies which falls in line with finding time to explore different spiritual modalities and ways to incorporate some practices into her daily life.
Veronica Burdess

Veronica Burdess

Billing Specialist

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Veronica is a cum laude graduate from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. She has twelve years of experience in the healthcare field, working in physical and occupational therapy settings, medical billing, speech therapy, and geriatric memory care. Veronica has worked with all ages from one to 100 years old and loves helping everyone succeed in their healthcare goals.

In her spare time, Veronica loves watercolor painting, going to concerts, and exploring Boise with her husband and two dogs, Daisy and Gonzo.

Gino Allen

Gino Allen

Marketing Specialist

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Gino is a recent graduate of The College of Idaho with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Digital Media. His marketing experience includes managing The College of Idaho football team’s social media pages, working as an assistant in the athletic department, and freelance web designing.

Gino moved to the Treasure Valley from California in 2019 to play football and lacrosse for the Yotes. In his spare time, Gino likes to spend time with family and friends, go fishing, go on hikes, travel, cook, workout, and follow sports.

Dhalia Mayne

Dhalia Mayne

Medical Records

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Dhalía is currently attending Idaho State University and is in her senior year of her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She will be attending graduate school in the following years and is planning on becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist.

Dhalía moved to the Treasure Valley in 2020 from San Diego, California. In her spare time, Dhalía likes to spend time with family and friends, paint, discover music, and cook.

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