Speech Therapist, Kayla Thomas

Karina Petti, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Part of the Emerge Family since 2021

Karina has experience and training in:

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Social Thinking
  • Articulation and Language based therapy techniques
  • Feeding therapy
Andrew Klein

Originally from New York, Karina Petti completed her undergraduate degree at Stony Brook University where she double majored in psychology and linguistics. She completed her Master’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During her time at UNC, she was able to work with children, caregivers, and related disciplines in the school, clinic, and telepractice settings. She has a special love for working with young children and their families and is excited to participate in providing individualized care at Emerge! In her spare time, Karina loves to spend time with her family and pet hedgehog, as well as dancing and reading.