Katie Suggs at Eiffel Tower in Paris, FranceKatie Conn Suggs, M.S., CCC-SLP is a licensed speech-language pathologist and certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), as well as a proven communications specialist, writer, and travel enthusiast. She serves as a lead speech-language pathologist in the largest school system in North Carolina, where she helps children from grades K-5. She also leads the county-wide internship program for speech-language pathologists.

Katie is available for private speech therapy through her practice, The Speech Carrot, PLLC.

Throughout her career, Katie has worked with adults and children of all ages, in various settings from hospitals to schools. She has been featured on various television news programs to discuss current speech-language topics, as well as her own recommendations for getting the most from speech services.

With her well-rounded educational background and experience, Katie often integrates world history and travel into her speech sessions, which has had enormous success sparking children’s interests and learning.

A Well-Rounded Communications Background

Katie has successfully served in top communications roles with a variety of organizations—including Fortune 50 corporations, universities, and government—and has a broad understanding of the practice of communications.  In 2010, she transitioned to speech-language pathology, helping her fulfill a passion for helping children and adults with communication on much more critical levels.

Today, she combines her education, experience, enthusiasm for helping others, and commitment to excellence to help others reach their potential and achieve their unique speech and language goals.


Katie’s educational credentials include:

Master of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders
East Carolina University
Graduated with a 3.9 GPA

Master of Arts, International Affairs
Florida State University
Graduated with a 4.0 GPA
Concentration on America’s Relations with Europe and North Africa

Bachelor of Science, Communications
University of Tennessee—Knoxville
Graduated summa cum laude
Major in Broadcast Journalism
Semester abroad in France