Speech Language Pathologist
Alyssa earned a Master of Science in Communicative Sciences and Disorders from the University of Montana and has been working as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Gallatin Valley since 2012. She has also been a licensed Certified Lactation Counselor since 2014. Alyssa’s clinical interests include working with newborns, infants, and children with swallowing disorders and feeding difficulties, and those requiring alternative means of nutrition. As a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and recipient of an ACE award for ongoing commitment to lifelong learning, Alyssa has advanced her knowledge in assessment and treatment in infants and children with oral motor deficits, dysphagia, respiratory function challenges, management of complex feeding issues, NICU swallowing and feeding, and a neurodevelopment treatment approach to working with infants.
Alyssa also works in early intervention with children who have articulation and phonological disorders, language delays, and neurological disorders.
Working in the local hospital setting for almost five years and currently in home health, Alyssa continues to gain additional clinical experience assessing and treating adults with swallowing and an array of speech, language, and cognitive difficulties. Raised in the Gallatin Valley, Alyssa enjoys spending time outdoors with her two, energetic young boys and their dog