About the Therapist
Kyla, M.A., CCC-SLP
Masters of Arts in Communication of Sciences and Disorders
Kyla is a certified Speech Language Pathologist at More Than Speech and holds a license through the Department of Health to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Florida. She earned her Bachelor's degree and Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida.
Kyla has experience with children with varying disabilities within a variety of settings such as private clinics, private schools, outpatient rehab facilities and public schools. Kyla is knowledgeable with assisting children with regulation difficulties and applying strategies to facilitate group and individual therapy with various populations. Specifically, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community, Individuals with Cochlear Implants, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Central Auditory Processing Disorders. Additionally, she has extensive experience treating children with articulation, language, fluency disorders, social communication, cognitive-communication delays/disorders.
She is avidly continuing her education to better serve the needs of her clients by continuing her training in a variety of different therapeutic approaches. She has received hands-on training in the foundations of PROMPT© techniques, Oral Placement Therapy (OPT), Lindamood-Bell reading programs, Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES), AEIOU FoodSmart Kids Feeding Course and completion of Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile (MBSImP).
With her knowledge of evidence-based practice, clinical experiences, and holding the values of the families she serves at heart, Kyla provides high-quality individualized speech and language therapy. Her mission in therapy is to encourage a child’s engagement with activities that are intrinsically motivating to them to support their participation, independence, and overall growth!