FEEDING THERAPY TEAM
 
Laura Sanchez, CCC-SLP
lsanchez@highhopesforkids.org

Laura received a BS at the University of Georgia and MS in Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University. She has experience working with children with articulation disorders, language delays and social/pragmatic issues, and she has expertise working with children with feeding and swallowing disorders and in the area of augmentative and alternative communication. Laura has received specialty training in pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders and childhood apraxia of speech, and she is certified in the SOS Approach to Feeding, Food Chaining and the Beckman Oral Motor Approach.

Lori Scott, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC
lscott@highhopesforkids.org

Lori received her BS at the University of Georgia and her MS in Hearing/Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University.  She is certified to practice Lacation Counseling.  Lori previously worked at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center as a leader of the feeding team.  She has expertise in the evaluation and treatment of feeding/swallowing disorders in medically fragile infants and children with enteral feeding tubes. Lori has received specialty training in the SOS Approach to Feeding, Food Chaining and Baby Treatment via NDT. Lori has educated colleagues and graduate students on the assessment and treatment of pediatric feeding/swallowing disorders.

Elizabeth Sestini, MS CCC-SLP
esestini@highhopesforkids.org

Elizabeth received her MS from Loyola University, Maryland.  She has outpatient clinical experience in the areas of: evaluation and treatment of feeding/swallowing disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Autism, language delays, social/pragmatic delays, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication.  Elizabeth is certified in the SOS feeding approach, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP) and Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP), and PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets.

Linda Tyson, MA, CCC-SLP
ltyson@highhopesforkids.org

Linda received her MA in Communication Disorders at Saint Louis University. She is on the Advisory Board for the Down Syndrome Foundation’s primary program, the Learning Program, and has clinical expertise in the areas of feeding and swallowing disorders with medically fragile infants and children with enteral feeding tubes. Linda has received specialty training in NDT, Pediatric Massage, Myofascial Release, the Beckman Oral Motor Approach, the SOS Approach to Feeding, Food Chaining and the TR-eat Model. She has educated colleagues and graduate students in the areas of pediatric feeding/swallowing disorders and cleft lip and palate and craniofacial anomalies.

Grace Hastings, MA CCC-SLP
ghastings@highhopesforkids.org

Grace received both a BA and MA at the University of Tennessee. She has experience in pediatrics in the areas of: articulation disorders, language delays, social/pragmatic difficulties, and feeding and swallowing disorders. She has received specialty trainings in pediatric feeding and swallowing, including: Food Chaining, SOS Steps to Eating, and Baby Handling via NDT. Additionally, she has attended training for Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) with Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP).  

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