Lead Speech-Language Pathologist, Specialist in Augmentative and Alternative Communication & Apraxia
Jessica earned her Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Oklahoma State University, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
Jessica is a licensed, certified Speech Language Pathologist in the state of Georgia and is ASHA certified. She has experience working with the pediatric population in various elementary schools, as well as an early intervention program, and the pediatric clinic setting.
Her experience includes working with children with severe receptive/expressive language delays, articulation/phonological disorders, as well as Apraxia of Speech, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down syndrome, traumatic brain injury, and voice/fluency disorders.
Jessica is trained in PROMPT (PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets). Jessica enjoys working with kids who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and has evaluated and helped obtain devices for kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders and various syndromes.
Jessica has experience evaluating and programming with a variety of devices from Tobii Dynavox, Saltillo, and PRC. Although her focus has primarily been pediatrics, she has also enjoyed working with adults with aphasia in various acute/clinic settings. She enjoys working with kids and watching them make progress!
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends/family, cooking, and reading!