About Signpost Speech and Language Therapy

Every person has strengths to be celebrated and deserves to feel confident in who they are. Signpost Speech and Language Therapy provides information and tools to individuals with a desire to feel successful and confident in the areas of social communication and executive functioning.  Without necessary understanding of social competencies, individuals are left longing for deeper connections with others without a path forward.

At Signpost Speech we help people develop the executive functioning skills and social competencies to help you or your child access your environment in ways that feel empowering and successful.

We are based in Austin, serving clients throughout central Texas.

Our Therapists

Mary Hadley, M.A., CCC-SLP

Mary is a highly experienced, certified speech-language pathologist and founder of Signpost Speech and Language Therapy.  She specializes in evaluating and treating social communication and executive functioning issues for  children, adolescents, and adults.  Therapy focuses on helping individuals learn the skills needed to enjoy learning, working, and social communication through highly individualized programs that are based on the most current research. She loves working with families to better support their children and families

Mary spent her formative years in Houston, TX and is a graduate of The University of Dayton in Ohio (go Flyers!) with a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education.  Following graduation she worked at the Lab School of Washington in Washington D.C.  as an aid for speech-language pathologists’ specializing in language learning disabilities.

Mary received her master's degree in Speech and Language Pathology from New York University and spent the next 4 years working in schools in Brooklyn, NY for children in KG-high school with behavioral and learning differences. In 2010 she returned to Texas with her husband and spent the next 12 years working in public schools.

With the invaluable experiences gained over the last 16 years Mary is excited to share her love of social communication and executive functioning with Signpost Speech and Language Therapy.   Outside of therapy, Mary enjoys spending time with her two young children and husband, being with her extended family at the beach in Delaware, spending time with family in Indiana, cooking, and trying to run/keep up with her German Shorthaired Pointer, Hank.  

Ellie Vidaurri, M.S., CCC-SLP

Born and raised in Austin, Ellie earned her bachelor of science degree from the University of Texas in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She went on to earn her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Texas State University. Ellie specialized in fluency disorders in graduate school, and still loves working with both adults and children of that population.

Ellie became a Natural Language Acquisition trained clinician in fall of 2022, and now enjoys providing informed therapy for gestalt language processors and education for their community. When not working, Ellie spends her time with her family, enjoys being outside as much as possible, eating good food, and going on adventures.