Our mission is to provide quality speech-language services in order to maximize functional communication. We do this through identifying concerns through evidence-based evaluations and treating the needs involving both the client and family.
Tall City Speech is a private and locally owned company in Midland, TX providing services to pediatrics with communication difficulties.
Currently offering clinic and teletherapy services.
Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders
Oral Resting Postures
Tethered Oral Tissues
MEET THE TEAM
Lauren Szot, M.S., CCC-SLP
Lauren attained her masters in Speech-Language Pathology from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. She has experience working in medical, educational, and outpatient settings with clients aging from birth - 90 years. Lauren has sought out extensive trainings and research in myofunctional therapy, and is passionate in helping families find root causes for speech, swallowing, and sleep disturbances. Lauren is the mother of two, and has traveled the therapy road with her own children for swallowing and myofunctional services. Lauren started Tall City Speech in 2017 with the desire to specialize treatment to fit the needs of both client and family.
Laura Tarwater, M.S., CCC-SLP
Laura earned her bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UT-Austin and her masters in Speech-Language Pathology from Texas Christian University. Before moving to Midland, she worked at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, TX and has also worked in the public school setting. She has experience working with all ages of pediatrics targeting speech sound disorders, receptive and expressive language disorders, and augmentative communication implementation. She is most passionate about working with children who stutter and working with families to develop confident communicators.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
" Lauren is the BEST! She changed our lives. We couldn't understand much of what my little guy was saying a year ago. Now, he speaks so clearly and he loves Miss Lauren! She always picks games and activities to ensure he has fun while making progress in his speech. I would recommend her to anyone!"
— Sarah M.
* Due to COVID-19, currently offering teletherapy services.
In cooperation with patients and families, appointments are scheduled to address unique needs of each patient.
Private pay services
Monday – Thursday 08:00AM – 05:00PM
Friday 08:00AM – 12:00PM
4400 N. Midland Drive
Suite 2870, Suite E
Midland, TX, 79707