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Communication and Dysphagia Specialist

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Work With a Dedicated Speech Pathologist

Hi, I‘m Andi. I’m based in St. Pete, Florida. I’m well-experienced and successful with medical speech pathology disorders, as well as communication and swallowing disorders without known cause. I’ve been hospital-based and have served in outpatient, home health and private home settings.

Licensed and Certified

License – State of FL: SA1695
Certificate of Clinical Competence – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

I have advanced training and experience in treating speech, swallowing, thinking, and memory problems resulting from various etiologies. These include strokes, cognitive disorders, Parkinson's Disease, and head and neck cancers. Even if the cause is unknown, I can still treat the disorder.

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Customized Programs

My individual functional programs are tailored to my client and his or her very specific needs. To make my methods effective and efficient, I take innovative approaches, which result in:

  • 1 Establishing communication that works.
  • 2 Stopping or preventing weight loss and dehydration caused by swallowing problems. Transitioning from tube feedings to normal or compensated dining.

Therapy Services

I have extensive background in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) and the SPEAK OUT! programs for Parkinson's Disease. In addition, I have years of successful work with aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, dysphagia, and cognitive-linguistic disorders at all levels.

Certified and Experienced With NMES

Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) is a program for swallowing reeducation. I offer NMES evaluation and treatment sessions at my convenient office, which has easy parking and other amenities. If your insurance allows, I can perform these procedures in the comfort of your home.

Contact Me

For more information, please get in touch with me. I look forward to hearing from you.