Karen Kleker is a licensed speech language pathologist and author of the children's book "Kelly's First Rainstorm - R and L Sounds." She currently owns a private practice called Kid’s Communication Connection where she conducts speech and language therapy and evaluations. She has a passion for children’s books and uses them within therapy sessions. Her desire is to equip clinicians and parents with tools that enhance a child’s articulation and language skills within a natural environment. She is a member of the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), has achieved her certificate of clinical competence (CCC), and has been awarded an Award for Continuing Education (ACE) by ASHA more than once.