Amanda graduated with a Master's degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Washington State University in 2011. She began working full time at Center for Pediatric Therapy in the Fall of 2011, following completion of her internship on site. She has completed continuing education courses in Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Issues, "Picky" eating, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Autism, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication, in the PROMPT method. She is a Beckman Oral Motor Protocol Certified clinician, as well as a VitalStim Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Therapy certified therapist. Amanda has extensive experience with augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and Speech Generating Devices (SGDs) and therapy to increase use and independence with these methods of communication and language development. She is a Dynavox DREAM-qualified Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Speech Generating Device (SGD) evaluator.