Speech Swallowing Voice Center
Alisha is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of Kansas. She attended Wichita State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a Master of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Alisha has experience working with a variety of needs including pediatric feeding disorder, dysphagia, speech sound disorders, and language disorders. She also has experience in the evaluation and implementation of high-tech speech-generating devices. Alisha’s primary focus is pediatric feeding and swallowing. She has completed extensive continuing education in the area of pediatric feeding and swallowing including the SOS Approach to Feeding and SOFFI. Alisha is currently providing services at our east office.
Dani is a certified Speech Language Pathologist in the state of Kansas. She received her Bachelors Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Wichita State. She returned to Wichita State to receive her Masters of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
She previously worked in the school system where she worked with students of all ages with various needs, including expressive and receptive language, phonology and articulation, fluency, and complex communicators. Dani enjoys working with the pediatric population and has experience working with students with literacy-based needs, including dyslexia and writing difficulties. Additionally, she received her training in the SOS Approach to Feeding which works with children with food aversions.
She values working with parents as a team to help her patients reach their goals and strives to be current with techniques and strategies to best serve her clients. Dani is currently providing services at our east location.
Michael Hogwood is a practicing medically trained speech-language pathologist who has been at the Speech, Swallowing, and Voice Center for 2 years. Prior medical experience includes working at Wesley Medical Center in acute care and outpatient and a neurogenic rehabilitation facility in NYC.
Michael is a FEES and McNeil Dysphagia Treatment certified therapist and combines the later with neuromuscular electrical stimulation (Guardian protocol) to rehabilitate various disorders of swallowing. Michael also has extensive experience working with adult populations suffering from a variety of disorders impacting memory/attention/cognition from stroke and TBI, dysarthria, stuttering, facial/oral motor weakness, aphasia, and voice disorders.
While primarily an adult therapist Michael also has specific experience treating school age athletes/children with vocal cord dysfunction and concussions.
Staci is a certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who has worked with children and adults with speech and language disorders since 2012. She has spent an extensive amount of time working with children who have complex communication needs. She graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Modern and Classical Language.
She received a Masters of Arts Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Staci has completed training in orofacial myofunctional disorders, tethered oral tissues (TOTs), Apraxia of speech, and Beckman Oral Motor therapy. Other areas of experience include Autism Spectrum Disorder, social pragmatic language, behavior modification, feeding aversions, and articulation/phonological disorders.
Staci received the American Speech Language Hearing Association’s ACE award for continuing education in 2020. She is also a member of the International Association of Orofacial Myology. She enjoys working with families to provide the best therapy techniques and strategies to help their children become successful communicators. Staci is currently providing services at our east location.
Taylor is a certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who serves children and adults with various speech, swallowing, and voice disorders since 2017. Taylor graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Psychology. She attended Wichita State University and received a Masters of Arts Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She has worked with Speech Language Pathologists, Physical Therapists, and Occupational Therapists in Oklahoma, Arizona, and Kansas.
Taylor enjoys working with both the pediatric and adult populations, and she excels in collaborating with patients and their families to provide the highest quality of care.
She has training in neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) and surface electromyography (SEMG) for dysphagia management using the Guardian Way device. She is certified in the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment - LOUD (LSVT LOUD) program. She specializes in the areas of speech and infant feeding therapy with cleft lip and palate, and she is a member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. She is trained in Supporting Oral Feeding in Fragile Infants (SOFFI) - an integrated approach to supporting oral feeding in preterm and medically complex infants. Taylor is currently providing services at our east location.
Lori is the office manager at our east location. She has been with us since April 2021. She enjoys getting to know the patients especially the littles.