Heat Advisory

Due to the heat advisory in the forecast for today, HCS will be operating under our heightened awareness weather protocols.  The Heightened Awareness protocols will remain in effect throughout the duration of the heat advisory. Our schools will take extra precautions to ensure the safety of our students by limiting outdoor activities and keeping students hydrated.  Our middle and high schools will be utilizing the Alabama High School Athletic Association guidelines for outdoor heat for all our students involved in any extracurricular activities, such as sports, band, etc.

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Karen Parden, Speech Language Pathologist

Hello!

My name is Karen Parden. I am a Speech Language Pathologist for Huntsville City Schools. I have been an SLP since 2001 and I have been with HCS since 2003. I have worked with adults and with children, and my heart is working with kids in the education setting. I have extensive training in Auditory-Verbal Therapy and very much enjoy working with the hearing impaired population. My goal is to help children communicate and participate in their learning environment and their home environment. I love working with parents to help children achieve maximum progress. Please feel free to contact me anytime regarding developmental norms for speech or language concerns, or if you have any questions. Good speech is worth hearing!
Education: 
BS in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of South Alabama
MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Alabama A&M University
Certifications: 
Class A, Special Education Grade Level: P-12 Speech or Language Impairment
Licensed to Practice by the Alabama Board of Examiners in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by the American Speech Language Hearing Association
Phone: 
256-428-7040
Grade: 
K
1
2
3
Department: 
Special Education

Email:
karen.parden@hsv-k12.org