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Amanda Salario,  M.A., CF-SLP 

Amanda Salario, M.A., CF-SLP, is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  She joined the ABC family in June 2021 after earning both a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Louisiana State University.  She is a Clinical Fellow and is working toward her  Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) through the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA).   Through her graduate training, Amanda worked in a variety of clinical settings with individuals ranging from young children to the geriatric population in various settings including elementary schools, the LSU Speech and Hearing Clinic, and multiple pediatric outpatient facilities. She has had clinical training working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), articulation and phonological disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).  Rebecca holds special interests in early language disorders, articulation disorders, and AAC devices.

Amanda enjoys being a pediatric SLP because she is passionate about helping children communicate more effectively to reach their full potential.  She possesses a willingness to ensure that each child feels comfortable and excited to participate in therapy.  Amanda believes in helping children to feel empowered and motivated during therapy sessions and encourages parent involvement that is necessary for a child's success.   

 

When not working, Amanda enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, photography, and exploring new shops and restaurants around town.