About Us

Get to know Speaking Sensory and learn more about our philosophy on speech therapy

Meet your therapist!

Laura Gencarella Parker M.S., CCC/SLP
Laura graduated with her Master’s of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Southern Connecticut State University in 2011. She is licensed by the board of North Carolina and Maryland, and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

With over 12 years of experience with the pediatric population, Laura has a passion for facilitating optimal communication skills in children's natural setting(s). She has been employing elements of the coaching model since her experience with the Connecticut Birth to Three System in 2012, and has had the opportunity to work in early intervention programs across three states.

Her previous experience also includes school settings, and private practice facilities. She is well versed in treating a variety of communication and feeding disorders, and has strong passions for early childhood language development, gestalt language processing/ natural language acquisition, speech-sound disorders, feeding, and augmentative/alternative communication. In her free time, Laura can be found on a walk with her dogs, Lucy and Beau, strength training, traveling, or spending time with her husband.
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Our Mission

Speaking Sensory: Regulation before communication, connection over compliance, and play without expectation. Because every child deserves to reach their full potential.
Speaking Sensory, LLC is an integrative practice using play and caregiver coaching to help YOU help your child access their full potential.

We're deeply committed to embracing neurodiversity-affirming practices and are eager to assist you every step of the way on this journey! We implement a comprehensive approach to therapy that prioritizes the whole child. Our expertise as speech-language pathologists allows us to incorporate insights from various domains of child development that are known to support communication. Our ultimate goal is to create an empowering environment, where caregivers are integral participants in the therapeutic process.
‚Äč*Please note that the information you see on our website and/or social media platform is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disorder. We post information in good faith, corresponding to evidenced-based practices and clinical experience that has yielded success.
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