Emily Hunt, Pediatric Speech Therapist
Emily graduated from Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. She began working as a special education preschool teacher in Russellville, Arkansas while obtaining a Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). While teaching in a therapeutic school, Emily discovered her passion for working with a variety of language disorders, specifically related to neurological conditions and hearing loss.
After a year working as a research assistant with Johns Hopkins University, Emily graduated with a Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology from Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York. Emily has experience working with individuals across the lifespan in a variety of settings, including, acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, middle schools, early intervention programs and through teletherapy. Emily has worked closely with children presenting with various diagnoses and conditions including Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), dysphagia, hearing loss, phonological disorders, expressive and receptive language disorder and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Emily is a collaborative speech therapist who believes in meeting each child where they are at in order to help them succeed.
Certification and Training:
- Bachelor of Science in Speech Language Hearing Sciences
- Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
- Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology
- Member of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)
- CPR Certified
- LSVT Certified