Welcome to KeepTalkingSLP.com
California State Licensed

    Pediatric Speech &
    Language Therapy

About Me

Katherine Pollard-Pollak is the owner and currently the sole therapist at Keep Talking- Pediatric Speech and Language Therapy.  Kitty obtained her Bachelor of Art's degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from San Jose State University in California.  She received a   Master of Arts degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology also from San Jose State University.  Kitty is licensed by the State of California and maintains ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence.   She has worked in the field of special education as a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist for over 20 years.  For nine years she worked for Union School District in San Jose, California coordinating the Early Education Assessment Team, providing SLP services in a moderate to severe preschool special day class and developing and running the non-intensive speech and language program.   For the last twelve years, Kitty has worked specifically in Early Start working with the birth to three year old population.  Over the past seven years Kitty has specialized treating children with Autism on multidisciplinary teams consisting of ABA therapists, Occupational Therapists and Early Interventionists.  Kitty has training in Muscle-Based (Oral Motor) Therapy; SCERTS, TEAACH, DIR and Hanen treatment models, Auditory Processing Disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech picture exchange communication systems, AAC, Sensory Dysfunction, Nutrition Therapy, and Special Education Regulations.  Over the past few years, Kitty has provided training and mentoring to SLP students and newly graduated SLPs during their required professional year to obtain certification and licensure imparting her passion and devotion to the field of speech pathology.    
“There is no greater reward than the joy on a child’s face when his parents understand
what he is trying to tell them.”
Contact me by email or phone at 408-898-6331