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Our mission is to provide quality services for speech, language, feeding, and orofacial myofunctional disorders. We collaborate with the client, family, and team of providers to create holistic changes addressing root causes.


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.


  • Speech

    • Articulation​

    • Phonological Disorders

  • Language

    • Expressive​

    • Receptive

    • Social/Pragmatic

  • Developmental Delays

  • Learning Disorders

  • Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders

    • Tongue Thrust​

    • Oral Resting Postures

    • Tethered Oral Tissues

About Us


Children ages 1-18 years 


Lauren Szot, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist


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.

Meet Team
Laura Tarwater, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

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. 


Changing lives

" 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.

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Audrey Bagwell, M.S., CF-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Audrey earned her bachelor's degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Science and her master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She enjoys working with children of all ages and building relationships with her patients and their families. She has grown to especially love working with children with orofacial myofunctional disorders through her personal experience. Outside of work, Audrey enjoys being outdoors, spending time with her husband and puppy, and completing home renovation projects.



* 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 

Unique Services


Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday 08:00AM – 05:00PM

Friday   08:00AM – 12:00PM

P:  432-279-0665

F: 432-204-9303



4400 N. Midland Drive

Suite 2870, Suite E

Midland, TX, 79707

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