Lead Speech-Language Pathologist, Specialist in Apraxia and Early Intervention
Lisa earned both a B.S. in Education and a M.Ed. in Speech Language Pathology from Valdosta State University. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA and is licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist in the state of Georgia.
Lisa has extensive experience with the birth to three pediatric population while working with early intervention programs in Indiana, Kentucky, and Georgia for six years. Lisa is trained in the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol(K-SLP) for Childhood Apraxia of Speech. Additionally, Lisa is level 1 trained in PROMPT (PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets). Lisa is trained in More Than Words® — The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder or Social Communication Difficulties.
Her experiences and interests are varied in many areas of communication, including articulation, language, and other developmental disorders. Lisa has experience evaluating children for AAC devices, as well as programming and educating about the devices.
Lisa has served as a missionary among the people of Bangladesh and Thailand teaching English and volunteering as a speech-language pathologist at an international school. Lisa has supervised Communication Sciences and Disorders student clinicians at the Valdosta State University Speech and Hearing Clinic, as well as supervising SLP graduate students from Georgia State University off campus.
Lisa enjoys spending time with family while playing board games, hiking, and cooking.