Speech Therapists

Karen Floriano-Heimerl

Speech Language Pathologist

Education: MS, UW-Stevens Point

Specialties: Adult outpatient rehabilitation for evaluation and treatment of communication and cognition, voice, swallowing, and facial nerve injury; LSVT-LOUD certified

Philosophy: “With each patient, I strive to provide individualized and high quality care, with the ultimate goal of improving each patient's quality of life as it relates to communication, cognition, or swallowing function.”

Heidi Handrich

Speech Language Pathologist

Education: MS, UW-Stevens Point

Specialties: Feeding and developmental services to our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and follow up clinic, SOFFI infant feeding, Beckman oral motor program, Kaufman apraxia

Philosophy: “My treatment philosophy centers on providing education and hands-on training to parents. Nurturing and building off existing parent-child bonds to assist in further growth and development for their children is the core of my everyday practice.”

Andrea Nett

Speech Language Pathologist

Education: MS, UW-Madison

Specialties: Communication and/or cognitive rehabilitation following stroke, brain injury, brain cancer, concussion, neurodegenerative disease, or other disease. Evaluate and treat swallowing impairment following head/neck cancer, tracheostomy, stroke, neurodegenerative disease, or other disease. Evaluate and treat voice disorders.

Philosophy: "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." -Leo Buscaglia "The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said." -Peter Drucker