Find-a-Mentor Directory

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Nicole A. Ceppaglia, MS, CCC-SLP

Location: New York, USA.

Areas of Expertise: SNF setting, dementia care, cognitive therapy with early to late stage dementia, end of life care, sensory therapy with late stage dementia.

Veronica Immethun, MS, CCC-SLP

Location: Missouri, USA.

Areas of Expertise: Inpatient rehab, SNF, stroke, dementia, medically complex patients, dysphagia and ethics, Vital Stim, Modified Barium Swallow Studies, coma sensory stimulation, student supervision.

Mallory Miracle, MA, MS, CCC-SLP

Location: Kentucky, USA.

Areas of Expertise: Cognitive-communication deficit, dysphagia, stroke, brain injury, dementia, VitalStim, counseling as appropriate.

Shannon Crow, MS, CCC-SLP

Location: California, USA.

Areas of Expertise: 1) Dysphagia – MBSImP certified, MDTP certified, Ampcare ESP certified, perform MBSS competency training, well versed in biofeedback modalities 2) AAC with adult users– ATP certified, 3) aphasia – use the LPPA and am well versed in multiple evidenced based treatments for aphasia 4) cognition, 5) inpatient rehabilitation & stroke rehabilitation

Michelle Reno MS, CCC-SLP

Location: Texas, USA.

Areas of Expertise: Adults, cognition, dementia, dysphagia.

Minda Butler, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS

Location: Florida, USA.

Areas of Expertise: Aphasia, dysphagia, adult apraxia, dysphonia, parkinson's disease, brain injury, tracheostomy, ventilators, FEES, MBS, dysarthria, cognition, SNF, inpatient rehab, LTAC, memory, dementia.

Colleen Smagala-DeVane, MS, CCC-SLP

Location: Washington, USA.

Areas of Expertise: LVST Certified, Cog rehab with focus on functional prob solving/safety and fall risk prevention, caregiver/nursing education for dementia patients, MDTP certified.

Megan Pellettiere, MS, CCC-SLP

Location: New Jersey, USA. (Currently residing in Belgium)

Areas of Expertise: Dementia, cognitive decline, Parkinson's, ALS, aphasia, early intervention.

Gina VanDeusen, MA, CCC-SLP

Location: Maine, USA

Areas of Expertise: Aphasia, dysphagia, motor speech, voice, AAC, pediatric speech and language, cognitive-linguistic deficits, neurogenic disorders. LSVT certified, McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program certified, Speak Out! certified.

Allison McGee, MSP, CCC-SLP, CDP

Location: South Carolina

Areas of Expertise: Long term care, post-acute care, geriatric speech therapy, SNF, Medicare reimbursement, Interprofessional Practice, graduate student supervision, advocacy, leadership, FEES trained.

Lisa M Lachance, MA, CCC-SLP

Location: California, USA

Areas of Expertise: Adults, dysphagia, aphasia, voice, motor speech disorders, interprofessional education.

Hilary Diefenbach, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIST

Location: Colorado, USA

Areas of Expertise: Mild traumatic brain injury, veteran's health, acquired brain injury, interdisciplinary care for complex sequelae of traumatic injury (e.g., PTSD, optokinetic dysfunction).

Bettina Weldon Gibbs, MS, CCC-SLP

Location: Alabama, USA

Areas of Expertise: Dysphagia, trach management, TBI, aphasia, dysarthria, voice.

Lauren Schwabish MS, CCC-SLP

Location: Virginia, USA

Areas of Expertise: Person-centered assessment and goal setting for patients with stroke, acquired brain injury; clinical writing; in-service development; professional goal planning.

Kelli A. Uitenham, CScD, CCC-SLP

Location: USA

Areas of Expertise: Dementia, aphasia, Parkinson's disease, stroke, dysphagia, fluency, articulation, accent modification, voice

Meghin Boryan, M.S., CCC-SLP

Location: USA

Areas of Expertise: Adults, pediatrics, LSVT Loud certified, Speak Out certified, Vital Stim certified, dysphagia, modified barium swallow studies, voice, cognitive-communication deficits, dementia, Positive Approach to Care trainer, head/neck cancer, goal writing for patient-centered outcomes

Dr. Porsche' Battle, SLPD, CCC-SLP

Location: South Carolina, USA

Areas of Expertise: Dysphagia, stroke, aphasia, Parkinson's disease, management and leadership roles.

Maria Turcotte, MS, CCC-SLP

Location: New York, USA

Areas of Expertise: Acute care (community hospital), SNF (short-term and long-term care), per diem work/roles, job searching and interviewing, dementia, geriatrics, end of life care, palliative care, IDDSI, interdisciplinary collaboration, in-service creation, advocacy, policy, insurance, health literacy, career goal development

Armida Carr, MS, CCC-SLP

Location: Arizona, USA.

Areas of Expertise: Bilingual, orofacial myology, pediatric.

Allison E. Cover, MS, OTRL/L

Location: Pennsylvania, USA.

Areas of Expertise: Geriatrics, acute care rehabilitation, Optima documentation.

John Vincent Rider, PhD(c), MS, OTR/L, MSCS, CEAS

Location: Nevada, USA.

Areas of Expertise: Orthopedic rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation, neurodegenerative disorders, adults and older adults, chronic conditions, pain, ergonomics, functional cognition, fear avoidance, mental health, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, primary care, anatomy.

Megan Wilkinson, OTR/L

Location: Texas, USA.

Areas of Expertise: Neurorehabilitation with emphasis in TBI, CVA, and SCI, community re-integration, interdisciplinary therapy, functional cognition and vision deficits.

Sarah Beth McCadden OTD, MS, OTR/L

Location: Virginia, USA.

Areas of Expertise: Inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing facility, treatment of the adult neurological client, treatment of the geriatric population in the SNF setting and outpatient, hospital management, program development, hospital policy development, student program development, mentorship at hospital setting, interdisciplinary practice, academia.

Bernice Nemtzov, COTA/L

Location: New York and New Jersey, USA.

Areas of Expertise: Sub acute and long term care, geriatrics and physical rehab, Medicare documentation requirements, CASAMBA, Rehab Optima and NetHealth documentation, CPAM certification in physical modalities.

Troy Adam, PT, DPT, NCS

Location: Montana, USA.

Areas of Expertise: Neurology, anatomy, electro, clinical education, SCI, TBI, vestibular.