About the Therapist
Stephany, M.A., CCC-SLP
Master of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Stephany is a speech-language pathologist at More Than Speech. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and is licensed to practice speech-language pathology by holding a state license in Florida. Stephany graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Post baccalaureate, Stephany began working in the public schools in 2016 as a speech-language pathology assistant. During this time she gained experience working with PK through 5th grade students requiring speech and language services within the public schools.
Stephany then went on to begin her graduate training in 2017 through the University of Central Florida’s Consortium program to become a Master’s level speech-language pathologist. In 2019, Stephany participated in her graduate study-abroad program to Costa Rica where she was exposed to their abundant culture and healthcare system. While in Costa Rica she visited and worked with children in a local orphanage to collaborate with their speech-language pathologists on case studies. With this experience, Stephany strives to always approach every client and their treatment with cultural sensitivity and respect. Stephany went on to receive her Master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida in 2020 while simultaneously working in the public schools. She frequently attends continuing education classes to remain current on the most up-to-date therapy techniques and approaches.
Stephany has worked as a speech-language pathologist in a variety of settings including family-centered early intervention, home health care, private practices, and public schools. She has extensive experience in working with individual (1:1) therapy, group therapy, and providing interventions with augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
Stephany has experience evaluating and providing interventions to, but not limited to, the following diagnosis: Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Cri-du-chat syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Hearing Impairments, Craniofacial Anomalies (cleft lip and/or palate), Apraxia of Speech, Articulation and Phonological Processing Disorders, fluency disorders, developmental delays, ADD/ADHD, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, and more.
Throughout her experience, Stephany has cultivated a special love and professional focus on working and connecting with her clients and their families in a way that encourages fluid carryover in order to ensure maximum progress, and ultimately success. She is passionate and excited about creating a holistic, fun, and positive therapeutic environment that fosters learning and growth for communicative success!