Emma Evers, M.S, CF-SLP

Speech Therapist

Emma received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Georgia. She continued her education at Georgia State University where she obtained a Master of Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders to pursue her passion for Speech-Language Pathology. During her time at Georgia State, she served as President of CommunicAid + Nation, an organization that facilitates access to speech and language assistance. Emma joined Chatterbox Inc. in 2020 to pursue her love of working with children and families one-on-one in a collaborative therapy environment. 

Emma has both diagnostic and therapeutic experience working with children with a variety of diagnoses including, but not limited to: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Angelman’s Syndrome, Apraxia of Speech, Auditory Processing Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome, Swallowing & Feeding/Oral Motor Disorders, Articulation/Phonological Disorders and Language Disorders. As a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, she continues to expand her knowledge with the most recent treatment guidelines and research to best serve a diverse client population.

Emma believes in a collaborative and play-based approach to therapy, to allow children the opportunity to develop their goals and build confidence across all skill sets. She is passionate about helping children in the earliest stages of development to learn effective communication skills. When she’s not working, Emma enjoys hiking, painting, and playing with her Sheepadoodle, “Shaggy” Maggie.   

Andrianna M Cary, MPH, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Andrianna brings with her a wealth of expertise in the field of pediatric occupational therapy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from University of Southern California, and her passion for working with children has driven her to specialize in this area throughout her career. With over 20 years of hands-on experience, she has honed her skills and developed a deep understanding of the unique needs and challenges faced by our young patients.
Her previous work in renowned pediatric facilities, including CHOA, has given Andrianna exposure to a wide range of conditions, such as sensory processing disorders, developmental delays, and fine motor skill deficiencies. She is adept at conducting comprehensive evaluations, designing personalized treatment plans, and collaborating with parents and caregivers to ensure the best possible outcomes for each child. Her compassionate approach and excellent communication skills have made her a favorite among families and colleagues alike.
 We are fortunate to have her expertise, experience, and passion in our team, and we look forward to the positive impact she will undoubtedly make on our patients and their families.

Andrianna is a lifetime learner and Gymnast. She loves crafts in particular using her Cricut machine, loves learning about birds and going to farmers markets. She also has a small dog that goes everywhere with her.   

Pediatric Therapy

Our extraordinary therapists are truly the best in their fields:


                                                                                                                                                                       Early intervention Speech Therapy

Kerry-Lea Krog, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist and Clinical Director

Kerry-Lea Krog is a dedicated professional with expertise in working with children across a broad age range, from birth to twenty-one years old. Her specialization lies in assisting children with various developmental challenges, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), hearing impairments, speech delays, feeding/swallowing disorders, language disorders, and articulation disorders. With a wealth of experience, Kerry-Lea has provided speech and language therapy in diverse settings such as hospitals, school systems, private clinics, and homes, both individually and in group settings. Her strong evaluative skills allow her to design tailored treatment plans, employing evidence-based practices that incorporate child-centered play, music therapy, computer-based programs, and therapist-directed activities to address specific goals. Kerry-Lea obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Murray State University and her Master of Education in Communication Disorders from Georgia State University. Licensed in Georgia by the state board of examiners in Speech and Language Pathology, she is also a proud recipient of the Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
To enhance her expertise, Kerry-Lea actively participates in continuing education programs, expanding her knowledge in various areas such as oral motor assessment and intervention, speech praxis methods, feeding and swallowing techniques, behavior modification and communication skills for children on the autism spectrum, and many more. She has also received comprehensive training in the SOS Approach to feeding. With a commitment to professional growth and an unwavering passion for helping children, Kerry-Lea Krog remains at the forefront of her field, providing exceptional care and support to her young clients. Courses that Kerry-Lea has completed include Debra Beckman's Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention, P.R.O.M.P.T. (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) Level Three Trained, Kaufman speech praxis method, Diane Bahr’s feeding and swallowing, Behavior Modification and Communication Skills in Children on the Autism Spectrum, Kinesiology Taping for Respiratory, Oral Motor, and Speech Related Issues, MNRI Dynamic and postural Reflex Pattern Integration, MNRI Archetype Movement Integration, MNRI Oral Facial Reflex Integration, Orofacial Myofunctional Disorder A-Z, and Evaluation and Treatment of Executive Function Disorders. Kerry-Lea has also attended and been trained in the SOS Approach to feeding.

Brianna Baidwan

Speech Therapist

Brianna received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications and a Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Georgia State University. During her time at GSU, Brianna received a graduate certificate in Early Intervention Rehab. This grant program focused on family-centered early intervention within an interdisciplinary team. Brianna joined Chatterbox Inc. in 2024 as a Clinical Fellow to pursue her love of working with children and families. 

Brianna has both diagnostic and therapeutic experience working with children with a variety of diagnoses including, but not limited to: Autism spectrum disorder, Williams syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, swallowing & feeding/oral motor disorders, articulation/phonological disorders, language disorders, and a variety of connective tissue disorders including Marfan syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. She also enjoys working with individuals utilizing an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) device. 

Brianna values the role of child-led play during therapy and looks for opportunities to incorporate family members to create optimal carryover during the week. She prioritizes communication of any mode and looks forward to working with families to achieve their collective goals. When she’s not at the clinic, Brianna enjoys reading, cooking new recipes, and spending time with family and friends."​

Sydney Romer, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Sydney Romer is a dedicated professional with expertise in working with children across a broad age range and conditions. She was first introduced to the field of occupational therapy in high school when she started volunteering at a clinic that utilized hippotherapy. While volunteering there for 4 years, her passion for helping children with a variety of conditions led her to attend Berry College to graduate with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies. 

Sydney continued her education to receive her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from East Carolina University in 2021. As a clinical research scholar, she published an article on experienced autistic and non-autistic driving performance with music and presented at the 2022 AOTA Conference.  

Sydney has experience helping children both in traditional outpatient pediatric clinics and in clinics that utilize hippotherapy and aquatic therapy. Her range of work has given her experience with various conditions, such as autism, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, genetic conditions, sensory processing concerns, and deficits in emotional regulation and executive functioning.  She believes in a collaborative and play-based approach to therapy, to allow children the opportunity to develop their goals and build confidence across all skill sets. She is passionate about evidence-based practices and developing individualized treatment plans with collaboration from the caregivers and children themselves. Continuous learning is very important to Sydney. She has completed courses in Kinesiotaping, alternative therapies including Hippotherapy and aquatics, and is in the process of completing an executive functioning micro-credential. 

Sydney loves helping children achieve their best life. She is a native of Alpharetta and enjoys crafts, cooking, spending time with family pets, reading, and traveling.

Emily Szilagyi, M. OT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Emily is a passionate pediatric occupational therapist committed to fostering the growth and
development of children. She blends expertise with genuine care to provide holistic and tailored therapeutic interventions. She believes in empowering both children and their families, ensuring a comprehensive approach to overall well-being and developmental progress.
Emily graduated from the University of North Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in psychology and a minor in biology. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, Emily attended Georgia State University, earning a masters degree in occupational therapy. With a passion for advancing the field, Emily has presented research on the psychometric properties of modified Barthel index for children with rare disorders, contributing to the ongoing growth of pediatric occupational therapy.
Bringing a wealth of experience, Emily has worked across diverse settings, including outpatient pediatric clinics, telehealth, home health, early intervention programs, and the school system. Her commitment to professional development is evident through continuous education in essential areas such as sensory integration, feeding therapy, social and emotional regulation, and handwriting interventions.
Emily places a strong emphasis on collaboration, actively engaging with parents and other
therapists to create a comprehensive and integrated approach to the well-being and
development of the clients she serves. Her combination of qualifications, compassion, and
collaboration ensures that each child receives holistic and individualized care.

Patricia Taylor M.Ed., CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Patricia Taylor has been a speech-language pathologist for over 15 years.  She is highly a qualified special education teacher in all academic areas.  She has Autism training from Emory University and specializes in a number of disabilities including autism spectrum disorders, behavior disorders, down syndrome and traumatic brain injury.  

Patricia is still a Speech language pathologist in the school system, and we are blessed to have her as part of our Chatterbox family.  She loves children and impacting their lives in a positive way. 

​Patricia received her degrees from University of West Georgia and Georgia State University.  She is a licensed SLP in the state of Georgia.