Spokane Office


528 E Spokane Falls Blvd, Suite 401
Spokane, WA 99205
509-435-0481 (phone)
509-435-0485 (fax)
Open M-Th, 8am-6pm

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Spokane Staff

Paula 033 Paula Turner, MS CCC-SLP

Paula Turner is a certified speech-language pathologist and serves as Spokane’s Director of Therapy. Paula has extensive experience with pediatric feeding andswallowing disorders. Prior to joining the Achieve Center, she worked at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital in acute care as well as the outpatient Feeding and Growth Clinic, where she participated in team evaluations, modified barium swallow studies, and served as a team consultant to create plans and recommendations for referring physicians, therapists, and families.

Paula has also served as adjunct faculty at Heritage College and as a supervisor for graduate students at the University Hearing and Speech Clinic. She enjoys working with all pediatric patients and believes that family involvement is key to a child’s success in therapy. She holds a Master's degree in communication disorders from Eastern Washington University and a Bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University. 
Meghan 033 Meghan Wallblom, MA CCC-SLP

Meghan is a certified speech-language pathologist. Prior to joining the Achieve Center, she worked at the Holy Family Speech and Hearing Clinic in acute care and outpatient setting, serving both adults and children in the areas of cognition, speech, language, fluencey, and swallowing disorders.

Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, camping, and floating the river with her four children and husband. Meghan and her family volunteer with the Missionaries of Charity and Campfire of America.

Meghan holds a Master's and Bachelor's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Washington State University. 
Molly 033

 Molly Everson, MS CCC-SLP

Molly received a Bachelor of Science degree in speech and hearing sciences from University of Washington and a Master of Science in communication disorders from Eastern Washington University. She has a passion for working with the pediatric population with special interests in the areas of early language intervention for children birth to three and articulation/phonological disorders. She believes in providing the support and motivation necessary to patients and their families to promote successful therapy.

A native from Spokane, Molly enjoys spending summers at the local area lakes with her husband Bobby. She is an avid sports fan and likes to cheer on all the local college teams, especially during football season. Molly also enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.

Kate0 Kate Schaffer, MS CCC-SLP

Kate Schaffer has a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in communication disorders from Eastern Washington University. She was first inspired to become a Speech-Language Pathologist by her mom, who was also an SLP and by hearing about Operation Smile (an organization who travels to third world countries to provide free surgeries to children with cleft lip and palate). Kate loves working with children and their families to help them to improve communication and learning. Her special interests include articulation/phonology, language disorders and autism. 

In her free time, Kate enjoys time with friends and family and is obsessed with traveling. She has visited many European countries, as well as studying abroad in England for 6 months. She also enjoys playing the piano, reading and has a passion for dance.
NickD 033 Nick Degroat, OTR/L 

Nick graduated in 2008 with a Masters of Occupational Therapy from Eastern Washington University. In 2006, he graduated with a Bachelor degree in Health Science from Brigham Young University-Idaho.

He and his wife have three children and enjoy spending time together outdoors. Nick enjoys working with children of all ages and helping them succeed.
Kari0 Kari Lenz, MOT, OTR/L

Kari earned a Master of Occupational Therapy degree from Eastern Washington University in 2011. She also earned her Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (concentrations in Psychology and Occupational Therapy) from EWU in 2010. She is passionate about working with children and collaborating with their families to assist kids in reaching their full potential. She enjoys working with children of all ages, but has a special interest in early intervention and birth to three services.

Kari grew up near Portland, Oregon, and has lived in Spokane since marrying her husband, Bob, in 2008. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. Some of her hobbies include quilting, baking, scrapbooking, and reading. 
Amber0 Amber Wagenblast PT, DPT

Amber graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2005. Prior to joining the Achieve Center, she worked at Holy Family Speech and Hearing Center Children’s Rehabilitation Services, Visiting Nurses Association and also currently works at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. She has a passion for serving the pediatric population, working closely with families to best serve the needs of their children.

Outside of work, Amber enjoys spending time with her husband and four kids camping, hiking, skiing, boating, cooking, helping with church activities, and cheering on the WSU Cougs every football season.
Don-Langford Don Langford, MS CCC-SLP

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Betsy-Schaffer Betsy Schaffer, SLPA

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Erin-Stulc Erin Stulc, SLPA

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Rachael-Edwards Rachel Edwards, SLPA

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Stephanie-Rose Stephanie Rose, COTA/L

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