Arianna W. M.S., SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Arianna attended San Diego State University for her Bachelor's degree and Northern Arizona University for her Master's degree in Clinical Speech-Language Pathology. As a speech-language pathologist, she loves teaching, guiding, and supporting children as they become the most effective communicators they can be. The best part about her job is that she can do all of this through play! There's nothing more rewarding than watching a child solidify their speech and language skills while they're having fun! When she's not working, she enjoys country line dancing, singing with her a cappella group, and playing board games with her friends and family!

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Before Kara Dodds, my son received speech services with Rady's. I normally have great things to say about Rady's, but the way speech was set up (short 25 minute appointments once a week) just didn't work for us. Since switching to Kara Dodds, my son has made incredible progress.

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Strength and Power Training for Children with Poor Coordination!

By Veronica Glen, PT, DPT (

When Physical Therapists see a clumsy or uncoordinated child, one of the first thoughts we think is “That kid can use some balance training!” or “They could benefit from functional activity practice!” What current evidence based research is finding is that strength and power training can be just as helpful if not MORE helpful than functional movement training!

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