By the first grade roughly 5% of children will have a noticeable speech disorder
br> Between 6-8 MILLION people in the U.S. have some form of language impairment. With over a decade of experience and the best selection of therapists in the Charleston area, it's a guarantee that we are making a difference in children's lives. We currently have a team of fully qualified and experienced speech therapists who will be able to work closely with you and your child.
Amber is a Speech-Language Pathologist from Clinton, MD. She is a military brat and has lived in 2 countries and 4 different states. She received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Howard University in Washington, DC. Amber currently holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and currently holds state licensure through the Maryland and South Carolina Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology. She has participated in continuing education with Nancy R. Kaufman, M.A., CCC-SLP, regarding the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol. She has worked in a variety of settings including: working with children with severe behavior and emotional needs, geriatrics, charter schools, and pediatric clinics. Amber relocated back to Charleston in February 2017 and has been with Charleston Pediatric Rehabilitation since June of 2017. She is passionate about helping children become successful communicators and enjoys working with families to achieve the greatest potential outcome. She has provided services to children with a variety of diagnoses including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, phonological disorders, fluency disorders, expressive and receptive language delays, articulation impairments, pragmatic deficits, Downs Syndrome, cleft lip and cleft palate, Cerebral Palsy, and auditory-processing deficits. When she's not at work, Amber enjoys traveling, hanging out with her sorority sisters, spending time with family, shopping, dancing, and mentoring youth.
Chrissy is a Speech Language Pathologist who grew up in Goose Creek, SC. She began working in the Union County School District after receiving her Bachelor's of Art Degree in Speech Language Pathology from Columbia College. While working in the school system she earned a Master's of Communication Disorders from the University of South Carolina. Chrissy joined the CPR team in September 2007 as a part-time employee and became a full time employee in June 2008. She has experience working with a wide range of clients including, but not limited to, children with: mild-severe expressive and receptive language delays, articulation disorders, apraxia, phonological disorders, mild-severe pragmatic difficulties, autism, fluency, auditory processing disorders, cerebral palsy, downs syndrome, TBI, and dysphasia. She loves using children's books in therapy and believes literacy is very important for the development of speech and language skills. Chrissy is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Board of SC. In her spare time Chrissy enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children, being at the beach or on the water, and reading.
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Jennifer Joy is a Speech-Language Pathologist from Boston, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Loyola University Chicago and holds a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the George Washington University. She completed her Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) working in Berkeley County School District. Jennifer is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), and is accredited by the South Carolina Professional Licensing Board. She has experience working with a wide range of clients, including children with mild-severe expressive and receptive language delays, articulation and phonological disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, autism spectrum disorder, pragmatic language disorders, fluency disorders, hearing loss, cochlear implants, cerebral palsy, Downs syndrome, traumatic brain injuries, and voice disorders. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys going to the beach, swimming, and exploring Charleston.
Megan earned her undergraduate degree at Marshall University and holds a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Hampton University. Megan brings her experience working as a Speech Therapist in a school system, NICU, and inpatient/outpatient hospital setting in Delaware to her current role as a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist at Charleston Pediatric Rehabilitation.Megan has recently become a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) and provides treatment to breastfeeding infants within the clinic setting. She works on oral motor issues, positioning, latch techniques, and milk production with both the mothers and the infants. Megan also treats children with a variety of diagnoses, including but not limited to developmental disabilities, Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, apraxia, articulation disorders, phonological impairments, fluency disorders/stuttering, feeding and swallowing disorders, receptive/expressive language delays, and social communication deficits. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), and is accredited by the South Carolina's Professional Licensing Board. Megan has completed continuing education under Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, M.S., CCC-SLP, of Talk Tools, also participating in the development of On-Demand CEU trainings for fellow professionals. She has extensive experience in evaluation and treatment plan development for oral placement therapy and Feeding Therapy; A Sensory Motor Approach. Megan is also a Clinical Supervisor for the University of South Carolina, and dedicates her time in teaching new techniques and clinical approaches to upcoming Speech therapists. Megan has also served as a mentor for several new graduates as well as been a Supervisor for clinicians in their Fellowship year providing training, observation and motivation to improve their clinical effectiveness. In her spare time, Megan enjoys spending time with her son, daughter and husband in the Charleston area, swimming, and organizing events and sponsorships.
After Megan Gabriel received her B.S. in Communicative Disorders and Sciences with a minor in Spanish at The State University of New York - Geneseo, she worked as a speech therapist for 2 1/2 years at a residential treatment center that specialized in working with children with severe behavior and emotional needs. She then went on to earn her M.S. in Communicative Disorders at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY.She completed her CFY and spent several years as a speech pathologist working with early intervention and preschool-aged children in Rochester, NY before trading in 8 months of snow for a life at the beach in Charleston in 2004. She has extensive knowledge in the areas of fluency, early language development, articulation, apraxia, and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. On the weekends you can catch Megan playing rugby, traveling, or at the beach.
Megan is a Speech-Language Pathologist originally from Savannah, Georgia. She attended Valdosta State University, where she earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She then spent 8 ½ years in Greenville, SC before moving back to the coast in January 2019 to join the team at Charleston Pediatric Rehabilitation. Megan is licensed in the state of South Carolina, currently holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), and is also a certified VitalStim Provider for ages 5 years and up.
Throughout her career, Megan has worked with geriatrics and pediatrics in a variety of settings, including: nursing homes, home health, Baby Net, schools, special needs preschool, outpatient clinics, and daycares. Megan has experience working with a variety of disorders and diagnoses, some of which include: expressive and receptive language delays, articulation/phonological disorders, apraxia of speech, pragmatic difficulties, fluency/stuttering disorders, medical and behavioral feeding disorders, augmentative alternative communication, cleft lip/palate,
Velopharyngeal Insuffiency (VPI), Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Rhett Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome, stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, and dysphagia. Prior to joining CPR, Megan also served as the Director of Rehab at a local skilled nursing facility in Greenville, SC. She especially loves working with Augmentative Alternative Communication and helping to give non-verbal children a voice, but takes great joy in seeing any of her clients achieve milestones and reach their goals! In her spare time, Megan enjoys exploring all the delicious restaurants and beaches in her new city, cooking and baking, traveling with her boyfriend, and snuggling with her 2 shih-tzu’s.
Stacy Campbell, M.S. CCC-SLP, is a Speech Language Pathologist from Charleston, South Carolina. She has been a part of the Charleston Pediatric Rehabilitation team since January of 2012. Stacy received her undergraduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from the University of Hawai'i - Manoa and her Master's degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
Stacy is certified by the South Carolina Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competency through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She was recently honored with the ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE). The ACE is a formal recognition of professionals who have demonstrated their commitment to lifelong learning by earning 70 contact hours of additional training within a 36 month period. Stacy has completed continuing education under Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, M.S., CCC-SLP, of Talk Tools, also participating in the development of On-Demand CEU trainings for fellow professionals. She is at the Novice level, with experience in evaluation and treatment plan development for oral placement therapy and Feeding Therapy; A Sensory Motor Approach. Additionally, Stacy has participated in continuing education with Nancy R. Kaufman, M.A., CCC-SLP, regarding the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol. Stacy was previously employed in the public school setting and also holds a Professional Educator's License as a Speech-Language Therapist through the South Carolina State Board of Education.
Stacy has provided therapy services to children with a variety of diagnoses including Autism, Down Syndrome, Rubinstein Taybi syndrome, ADHD, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Articulation Impairments, Phonological Disorders, Fluency Disorders, Auditory Processing Disorders and children with feeding difficulties. Stacy's areas of interest include literacy, fluency, language disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication. Stacy is dedicated to her field and has served as a mentor for several new graduate, Clinical Fellows, providing training and feedback to improve their clinical effectiveness. In her spare time, Stacy enjoys spending time with her family, working in her yard, and volunteering on the board of her daughter's school PTA.