Amanda McMorris, M.A., CCC-SLP
Amanda McMorris, M.A., CCC-SLP, brings to Access to Better Communication extensive knowledge and experience in the field of pediatric speech-language pathology. Amanda earned a Master of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 1988 at Louisiana State University. She has served children at the Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation, East Baton Rouge Parish School System, Livingston Parish Schools, and Zachary Community School System. Her roles have included a Speech-Language Pathologist providing direct speech-language therapy services, a Speech Assessment Consultant, an Instructional Support Specialist in both a Speech Therapy Program and in Student Support Services, and an Instructor in Pre-employment Transition Services.
Amanda has supervised off-campus diagnostic clinical practica for speech pathology graduate students from Southern University, Southeastern Louisiana University, and Louisiana State University. She completed statewide special education department monitoring as a Peer Team Monitor, part of Louisiana’s On-site Monitoring Process, for the Division of Special Populations, Louisiana Department of Education. She has also served as a member of the Speech and Language Support for All (SALSA) Task Force, Louisiana Department of Education, developing guidelines for implementation of speech therapy intervention in schools
Amanda has a heart for children and their families and strives to make sure that each child she serves knows their value.
Amanda is a native of Louisiana. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and relaxing at their camp in Grand Isle.