Katherine North, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist who has experience working with children of all ages with developmental disabilities. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 1988 with a B.S. in Special Education. Katherine was a special education teacher with Fulton County Schools for eight years, teaching both Special Needs Kindergarten and a self-contained Moderately Intellectually Impaired class. During that time, she worked with children with a variety of diagnoses, including Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, Fragile X, learning disabilities, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, and mild and moderate intellectual disabilities.
After the birth of her first child, Katherine worked part-time as a private tutor and a special instructor for Bridging the Gap, Inc. and Babies Can’t Wait. Katherine decided to continue her education, and in 2012 completed her Masters of Education degree in Communication Disorders at Georgia State University. She currently works part-time as a speech-language pathologist for Fulton County Schools where she assesses, diagnoses and treats children with deficits in articulation, phonology, fluency, voice, receptive and expressive language, as well as social/pragmatic language. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and a professional and teaching license in Speech Language Pathology from the State of Georgia.
Katherine joined Express Yourself Speech Pathology Services in May 2016. Katherine, her husband, Bill, and her two children, Sam and Rebecca, currently reside in Sandy Springs.