Nancy grew up in North Carolina and is beginning her 38th year as a speech-language pathologist. Nancy retired from a local school district in 2017 and joined Therapy Care right afterward because she loves working with children. Nancy knew she wanted be a speech-language pathologist since she was 7 years old after she helped her younger sister with her lisp.
She has extensive experience working with children with communication disorders from preschool through 5th grade in the areas of receptive and expressive language, phonological processes, articulation, and voice disorders. Nancy was the Co-Clinical Leader for the speech and language department in East Aurora School District from 2012-2017, and was recognized with the Outstanding Performance Award for Student Support Personnel in 2016.
Nancy has experience working with adults living in nursing homes and with home health patients. She has worked in the areas aphasia, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, apraxia, dysarthria, dysphagia, and diseases of the larnyx/trachea. Nancy has been a hospice worker since 2015.
Nancy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Language Pathology from Augustana College and a Master of Arts from Truman State University, summa cum laude.