About Speak Freely

Speak Freely is a private speech therapy clinic servicing Travis, Williamson, Hays, and Bastrop counties. We take pride in providing the best possible speech therapy services for our clients. We focus on putting the needs of our families first. We are located in a house-like environment and our families are welcomed to sit in on all of our speech therapy sessions.

Our philosophy – empower our parents to communicate, interact and take care of their children to the best of their ability. We address developmental speech and language skills in children with autism, learning disabilities, feeding disorders, Down syndrome and other special needs.

Speak Freely provides speech-language therapy services to children from birth to 18 years of age. We also focus on educating and training family members and other caregivers to help ensure effective generalization of all treatment techniques used with our patients.

Trish Gleason

Billing Coordinator

Let me introduce Trish! While working toward a nursing degree in North Carolina, Trish began working for a company that was expanding rapidly into various major cities. She worked her way up from the ground floor and eventually became an Accounting Manager, handling multimillion-dollar business financials. She traveled all across the US while opening offices... Read more »

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Heidi Armendariz


This is Miss Heidi, the heart and soul behind Speak Freely! Heidi is the owner of Speak Freely, and she opened the Austin clinic in 2007. Speak Freely now has 3 locations in Austin, Dripping Spring and Bastrop. She graduated with her Master’s in Communication Disorders from Texas State University in 2000. She loves that... Read more »

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Julianna Pinson


Let me introduce Miss Julianna! Julianna graduated with her Master’s in Communication Disorders from The University of Texas at Dallas. She has worked for Speak Freely in Austin and Bastrop since 2009 and has been practicing since 2004. Her favorite thing about speech therapy is helping kids and their families. Julianna has specialized training in... Read more »

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