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Speech W.I.S.E. Inc., is a speech therapy private practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood speech and language disorders. Speech WISE Inc is now offering Occupational therapy services too! All of our speech-language pathologists at Speech W.I.S.E. Inc. hold Master's Degrees, are ASHA certified and are licensed by the State of North Carolina. All of our occupational therapists are NC board of OT certified and hold a National Board Certification in OT.

Veronica Pinch

Roni Pinch-Bazemore, owner and founder of Speech WISE Inc., is a speech-language pathologist specializing in treating Auditory Processing Disorders (APD). Roni has partnered with Dr. Jay Lucker, Audiologist www.ncapd.org. Dr. Lucker specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Auditory Processing Disorders.

Address

Aboretum
3315 Springbank Lane, Ste 206
Charlotte, NC 28226
Telephone: (704) 847 - 0186
Email: speechwisenc@gmail.com

Cotswold
501 S Sharon Amity Ste. 350
Charlotte, NC 28211
Telephone: (704) 847 - 0186
Email: speechwisenc@gmail.com

Dr. Jay R. Lucker

Dr. Jay R. Lucker is a certified and licensed audiologist and speech-language pathologist specializing in auditory processing and language processing disorders. Dr. Lucker is also a Professor and Director of the Five-Year Accelerated Master's Degree Program in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Howard University in Washington DC.

Dr. Lucker is an internationally known recognized expert in auditory processing disorders having numerous publications of various topics related to auditory processing and its disorders. He is also a world renowned invited speaker at professional conferences for a variety of professionals and specialists.

Dr. Lucker is an associate with Speech W.I.S.E. of Charlotte providing interpretations and written reports for clients undergoing auditory processing evaluations. He also provides consultations on issues related to auditory and language processing.

Speech Therapy Services

Occupational Therapy Services

Our Staff

  • Veronica Pinch

    Veronica Pinch - M.S. CCC/SLP

    Roni is the owner of Speech W.I.S.E, Inc. and began her company 16 years ago. She has over 21 years of experience in the hospital, nursing home, home heath, as well as the public and private school settings. She is a North Carolina Licensed, ASHA certified speech-language pathologist. She obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology and a Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology graduating Magna Cum Laude from WVU. Roni specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Auditory Processing Disorders in partnership with Audiologist Dr. Jay Lucker.

    "Roni" enjoys practicing yoga and most importantly spending time with her husband and their children, Emmi, Owen & Finn.

      Veronica Pinch
  • Angela Wall

    Angela Wall - M.S. CCC/SLP

    Angela Wall obtained her B.S. degree in Communicative Disorders from the University of Northern Iowa. She graduated from the University of Alabama with her M.S. degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She has more than 22 years of experience providing speech and language therapy in private practice, private schools and daycare settings. Angela has experience working with all ages 1-20 however specializes in speech and language services for the preschool population.

    Angela has been married to her husband, Stan, for 21 years. They have 3 teenage daughters, a miniature schnauzer, and a labradoodle. Between field hockey games, lacrosse games, and volleyball games, Angela enjoy reading, cross stitching, and time at the beach.

      Angela Wall
  • Rachel Helton

    Rachel Helton - M.A. CCC/SLP

    Rachel received her Bachelor of Science degree and Masters of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Appalachian State University Rachel has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including private practices, home health, and daycares. She is a North Carolina licensed, ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She has eight years experience treating children with receptive and expressive language disorder, articulation and phonological disorders, motor-based speech disorders (apraxia), autism spectrum, auditory processing disorders, cognitive disorders, pragmatic language disorders and feeding She has received specialty training in the Kaufman approach to motor based speech disorders and language development, Sequential Oral Sensory Approach (S.O.S) for feeding, and Linda Mood Bell’s Visualizing and Verbalizing program for auditory processing disorders.

    Rachel loves spending time with her family, reading, being active and listening to music.

      Rachel Helton
  • Staci Broderick

    Staci Broderick - M.S. CCC/SLP

    Staci received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Georgia and a Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Montevallo. Staci has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including public schools, private schools, home health, daycares and private practice. She is a North Carolina licensed, ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She has nine years experience treating children with articulation and phonological disorders, motor-based speech disorders (apraxia), receptive/expressive language disorders, auditory processing disorders, cognitive disorders, and pragmatic language disorders. She has received specialty training in the Kaufman approach to motor based speech disorders and language development.

    Staci has lived in six different states and spent most of her childhood vacationing in the mid-west. Now her favorite place is the beach! Staci enjoys shopping, exercising and spending time with her daughters, husband and friends!

      Staci Broderick
  • Meggie Home

    Meggie Horne - M.A. CCC/SLP

    Meggie Horne earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in communication disorders from the University of South Carolina. She earned her masters in Speech Language Pathology from George Washington University. She is a North Carolina licensed, ASHA certified Speech Language Pathologist who has worked with children with a variety of communication disorders. She has experience treating children with APD, receptive and expressive language disorders, articulation disorders, phonological disorders, fluency disorders, intellectual disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has received specialty training in the Kaufman approach to motor based speech disorders and Picture Exchange Communication System.

    Meggie loves to travel, cook and read. Meggie is a Charlotte native and loves living in her birth city!

      Meggie Home
  • Jennifer

    Jennifer Fitzgerald

    Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Ramapo College in New Jersey. Upon moving to North Carolina she attended Cabarrus College of Health Sciences where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. She is an NC licensed and NBCOT certified occupational therapy assistant. She has spent 6 years working in the pediatric and school settings with a focus on sensory processing, motor planning, gross motor and fine motor skills, visual perceptual skills, ocular motor skills; with a passion for executive functioning and fluency training. She has received specialty training in the Therapeutic Listening program. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys taking tap dance class, making jam and spending time with her girls.

      Jennifer
  • Addy Brotherton

    Addy Brotherton M.S.P. CCC/SLP

    Addy enjoys creating functional and engaging therapy sessions for her pediatric clients. Her professional experience has come in a variety of settings, including schools, daycares, in-home treatment, early intervention, and private practice. She has worked with a variety of populations and treated numerous disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Developmental Delays, Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders, Auditory Processing, Dyslexia, Feeding/Oral Motor Disorders, Articulation & Phonological Disorders. Her interests include crafting, shopping, and spending time with her husband and puppy.

      Addy Brotherton
  • Melissa Goff

    Melissa Goff, M.S., CCC-SLP

    Melissa is an ASHA-certified, NC & SC licensed speech-language pathologist. She holds a B.A. from Northeastern University and a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Sacred Heart University. She is fluent in Spanish. Melissa has served children from toddlers to high school in home, clinic, telehealth, and school-based settings. Melissa is passionate about pediatric therapy and has treated a variety of speech, language, auditory processing and developmental disorders, including articulation delays, language delays, fluency disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, Autism, Down's Syndrome, and other developmental delays. Outside of work, Melissa enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband, fitness, reading, and traveling.

      Melissa Goff
  • Ali Grimaldi

    Ali Grimaldi, MS, OTR/L

    Ali received her undergraduate and masters degree in occupational therapy from Elizabethtown College in PA. She began her career at a level I trauma hospital in the inpatient neuro rehabilitation unit. She gained extensive experience working with patients who sustained brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and multiple traumas. After 5 years, Ali transitioned full time to pediatrics. She has worked with multiple diagnoses, including autism, sensory processing disorder, feeding difficulties, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, and other neurological disorders. In her free time, Ali enjoys traveling, spending time with family, friends and her puppy, playing field hockey and cheering on the Buffalo Bills.

      Ali Grimaldi
  • Patee Tomsic

    Patee Tomsic, OTD, MS, OTR/L

    Patee is a NBCOT certified, licensed occupational therapy practitioner in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina. Patee received her bachelor of arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010, her masters of science in occupational therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 2015, and her clinical doctorate in occupational therapy also from MUSC in 2021. Patee began her career as an occupational therapist working with adults in the acute care setting and with children in their natural environment. She then transitioned to working full-time with children in the outpatient setting, gaining experience with a variety of diagnoses and abilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, sensory processing dysfunction, and executive dysfunction, among others. She has additional training on sensory processing, modulation, and self-regulation dysfunction, and executive dysfunction in the pediatric population. Patee is also an assistant professor at the Lenoir-Rhyne University School of Occupational Therapy. Patee loves running, spending time at the beach, and cheering on the UNC Tar Heels. She and her husband Matt have a daughter, Winnie Jane, and a four-legged daughter, Bentleigh.

      Patee Tomsic
  • Meredith Coffey

    Meredith Coffey, M.S. CCC/SLP

    Meredith Coffey is an experienced SLP who has worked with children of all ages and diagnoses. Originally from the midwest, she obtained her bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Ohio and her master’s degree from Murray State University in Kentucky. What she loves most about being a speech-language pathologist is the opportunity to empower and educate families through speech services to create maximum progress potential. When not working, she enjoys spending time outside, reading, and relaxing with her husband, daughter, and two golden retrievers.

      Meredith Coffey

Our Facility

Contact Us

Arboretum

3315 Springbank Lane Ste. 206
Charlotte NC 28226
Belle Grove Office Park

Cotswold

501 S Sharon Amity Ste. 350
Charlotte NC 28211

Phone/Email

Telephone: (704) 847-0186
Fax: (704) 496-2201
Email: speechwisenc@gmail.com
To schedule an appointment contact Debbie Pruitt.