The Speech and Language Connection
Kristie graduated from the University of Houston with a Master of Arts in Communication Disorders. Kristie’s experience includes working in public schools, private schools, private practice, rehabilitation hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, early childhood intervention sites, pediatric/children’s hospital, and audiology clinics. She has performed diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to orofacial myology, pediatric (toddler/child) feeding aversion, apraxia, disorders related to cleft lip and palate, receptive language disorders, expressive language disorders, aural rehabilitation with an emphasis in intervention fluency, dysphasia, and pragmatic language disorders in infants, pre-school children, school-aged children, and adults
In addition to her work as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Kristie has served on committees regarding eligibility for school-aged students for Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, was previously a counselor for sexually assaulted children and adults, and worked for the Alzheimer’s Association/Greater Houston Chapter, and The Parish School.
Kristie a Certified Orofacial Myologist (COM®) in the city of Houston. She is certified with the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM), holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence with the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA), and is a member of the Texas Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (TSHA). She was the 2016 Convention Chair of the IAOM and has been on the Convention Planning Committee for the 2011 & 2013 IAOM National Conventions, and previously served as Vice President of Membership in the Houston Association for Communication Disorders (HACD). Currently, Kristie serves as the President of the IAOM, BOD member for the American Academy of Private Practitioners in Speech Pathology and Audiology, and a member of the Community Advisory Board for the University of Houston.