At Independent Speech, we believe in providing the highest quality speech therapy possible. This is done by ensuring our speech pathologists are fully licensed and complete on-going education to keep up with new research and techniques so they are always learning new skills to better serve their patients.
Our speech pathologists have many years of experience working in acute care hospitals, children's hospitals, school districts and in home health care.
Each of our speech pathologists have a Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. In addition each speech pathologist holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). In addition, they are licensed by various state licensing boards.
All our speech-language activities are designed by speech pathologists to be engaging and motivating. These activities are tailored to meet each individuals specific needs and interests.
At Independent Speech, we respect your privacy and follow all HIPAA rules and regulations ensuring your privacy is protected. All our speech therapy services are delivered over a secure, password protected website. Independent Speech will never share any information we collect with anyone!
The speech pathologists at Independent Speech, believe in treating the person as a whole and will work with other providers such as; occupational therapists, physical therapists, general and special education teachers, psychologists and other speech-language pathologists to ensure that everyone is working together to meet the needs of every individual. Our speech pathologists will also refer to these professionals if it is felt that their services may be beneficial.
Meet Our Founder; Stephanie Barry, M.S., CCC-SLP
Stephanie received her Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and then went on to receive her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology also from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, a regular license from the department of health services and a Standard Teaching Certificate (speech-language impaired) from the Arizona Department of Education. She has worked in several school districts, acute care and children's hospitals and has been in private practice for several years.