Hi! I’m Mackenzie Howard. I’m a speech-language pathologist who joined Lauren’s team in the summer of 2021. I have experience working in the Hawaii Department of Education and absolutely love the school-age population! My professional interests include apraxia of speech, Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC), and speech sound disorders.
I’m all about treating the whole child. I provide functional, meaningful, play-based and family-focused therapy that addresses each child’s unique communication needs. I love collaborating with family members and other professionals to facilitate growth that goes beyond the speech therapy session.
I grew up in coastal Virginia and completed my Masters of Speech-Language Pathology at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. I moved to Hawaii in 2018 and quickly grew roots here. I always say I’m a plant - I love sunlight, warmth, and water! I spend most of my free time surfing, baking, reading, creating art, and hanging out with my best friend/husband Mike.
I currently hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a Hawaii State License.
I’m excited to work with your family!