Robin Goldring, Founder
Robin Goldring – M.S., CCC-SLP is the owner and Clinical Director for RS Goldring Inc. She has worked as a speech-language pathologist for over 20 years. Robin earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication Processes and Disorders from the University of Florida and her Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology from Florida State University. Her experience includes private practice, hospitals and rehabilitation centers with children and adults. She is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Georgia Speech Language Hearing Association. Robin lives in Johns Creek with her husband, two daughters and dog. In her spare time, Robin enjoys spending time with her family and friends and playing tennis.
Monica Pachorek, Business Manager
Monica Pachorek brings over 15 years of management and finance experience along with a Business Degree in Management and Finance to RS Goldring Inc. She is well versed in navigating the landscape of insurance, both private and Georgia Health Partnership Programs. Having two children with special needs of her own, she brings a unique perspective to the table. Monica lives in the Greater Atlanta Area with her husband and two young boys.
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Allie Cerione, M.S., CCC-SLP received her Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders with a minor in Human Development as well as her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Alabama. She spent the last five years working in the Georgia Public School System where she diagnosed and treated children with deficits in articulation, phonology, fluency, voice, and pragmatic language but is now currently employed full-time by R.S. Goldring, Inc. She is PROMPT certified and primarily serves clients within the North Fulton, Forsyth, and Dawsonville areas. In addition, she has ample experience with assessing and treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, ADD/ADHD and mild-to-severe learning disabilities. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.
Cindy Horowitz received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Florida and her Master of Science in Communication Disorders from Nova Southeastern University. She has worked for Fulton County Board of Education for the last 8 years. Cindy has spent the majority of her time in the schools working with pre-school – through elementary aged children with a wide range of speech-language and developmental disabilities. Cindy lives in Alpharetta with her husband, 2 teenage boys as well as 2 cats and a lab mix named Lily. In her free time, Cindy enjoys watching her sons play baseball, working out and reading.
Eilish Noone, M. Ed., CCC-SLP is a Georgia native. She received a Bachelor of Science in Education with a minor in Human Development and Family Science from the University of Georgia. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Master’s of Education in Speech-Language Pathology. Eilish is currently employed full time by Fulton County Board of Education where she predominately works with students with receptive and expressive language delays, stuttering, phonological, and articulation disorders as well as self contained ID classes. She currently lives in Buckhead, GA with her fiancé. In her free time, she enjoys cheering on the Dawgs, traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Kathleen F. Hardgrove-Amukamara
Kathleen Hardgrove-Amukamara, M.A., CCC-SLP has been a speech-language pathologist for over 20 years. Kathleen earned her Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Douglass College, Rutgers University and her Masters Degree in Speech Pathology from Kean University. Professional experience includes hospitals, rehabilitation centers, private special education schools, public schools, and home care with children and adults. She is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). A native of New Jersey, Kathleen and her family moved to Georgia in 2009. Kathleen lives in Cumming with her husband, three daughters, and their pet dog and lizard.
Katie Kurtz, M.S., CCC-SLP attended Florida State University for both undergraduate and graduate studies. She began her career working full-time in Dekalb County public schools, with specialized experience in middle school aged children and severe/ profound disorders with AAC. She is now a contract SLP, working for R. S. Goldring along with two other practices. During undergraduate studies, Katie assisted in teaching Anatomy and Physiology of Speech Mechanisms and Acoustics, received research certification in Behavioral and Community Sciences, studied ABA in London, and lead a team of coders on a research study at the FSU Autism Institute. In graduate school, she co-taught courses in Normal Language Development and assisted in a study regarding the effects of increased cognitive demand on gait in individuals with hemiplegia. Besides being a speech pathologist, Katie enjoys photography, taking her hammock to the park, eating tofu, and volunteering at a sleep-away school for Deaf children in Knockpatrick, Jamaica.
Originally from Long Island, New York, Kimberly Atkins attended Adelphi University for both her Bachelors of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and her Masters of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology. Kimberly moved to Atlanta in Summer 2017 and is currently licensed in the state of Georgia. She works full-time in an elementary school, in addition to providing homecare therapy with R.S. Goldring, Inc. Kimberly has experience in treating children with expressive-receptive language disorders, articulation/ phonological disorders, apraxia of speech, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning and cognitive disabilities, and dysphagia. When she is not working, Kimberly enjoys traveling, hiking trails with her puppy, spending time with friends and family, exercising, and sitting in the park with a book.
Natalie Hire, M.Ed., CCC-SLP received her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University. She graduated from the University of Georgia with her Master’s of Education in Speech-Language Pathology. Natalie is currently employed full time by Fulton County Board of Education where she works between two center based schools with students with a variety of special needs and speech and language impairments including those using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and working on social language skills. She has been working part-time with RS Goldring, inc. since the summer of 2013. When she is not working, Natalie enjoys traveling, going to Auburn football games, and spending time with her friends and family.
Rebecca (Bec) Slater has over 30 years of professional experience in the fields of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. Professional practice has included a variety of settings- hospitals, home health, private practice, and pubic schools. She has experience with a variety of communication disorders including feeding/swallowing disorders, autism spectrum disorders, learning disability, apraxia, fluency disorder, aural rehabilitation, and voice disorder.
Sarah Schatzman received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Linguistics and Spanish from Emory University, and her Master of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas. A native of southern New Mexico, Sarah speaks Spanish and enjoys working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Her experience includes pre-verbal children with a variety of special needs, as well as speech and language disorders in the elementary school setting where she is also employed. When she has free time, Sarah enjoys traveling with her fiancé, drinking coffee, and spending time outside.
Shari Schwalbe has been working with elementary and preschool age children with communication disorders and special needs for over 15 years. She has worked in both the school and home healthcare settings. She joined R.S. Goldring, Inc. in 2008. Shari received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Special Education from the University of Florida and a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University. She has a special interest in working with children with phonological disorders and other speech sound disorders. Shari currently lives in Alpharetta, GA with her husband and their two sons. In her free time, she enjoys dabbling in photography and artistic projects, as well as spending time with her family and friends.
Summer Morrison M.Ed. CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist with R.S. Goldring, Inc. and has been with R.S. Goldring for over 3 years. She has worked in the public schools and home health setting specializing in early intervention. Summer earned a Bachelors of Science in Education with a focus in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2005 from the University of Georgia and a Masters of Education in Communication Disorders from Valdosta State University in 2007. Summer is licensed by the state of Georgia and is certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She has sought extensive continuing education studies including areas of pediatric feeding and swallowing, autism spectrum-disorders, and apraxia. Summer has also earned specialized training in VitalStim for more severe swallowing disorders. She has experience with a variety of diagnoses including Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, apraxia of speech, developmental delays, stuttering, voice, articulation, and phonological disorders. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading, exercising, and spending time with her family and puppy.