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Sommer L. Asay, M.S. CCC-SLP - Speech Language Pathologist - salisburyspeech.com

Sommer L. Asay

 

Sommer Asay is nationally certified and recognized as an ACE Award holder for competence in continuing education by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She has focused her practice on children and young adults who are coping with a wide range of developmental and cognitive communication issues.

Miss Sommer develops her treatment plan using research-based intervention methods effective in improving social communication, articulation, and receptive-expressive language issues.


Professional Development

 

  • PROMPT: Use of tactile-kinesthetic input in the clinical treatment of motor disorders including speech articulation, apraxia of speech, tongue thrust, and dysarthria.

  • Beckman Technique: Protocol for working with children with oral/motor feeding problems.

  • Kaufman Speech Protocol: Designed for children with apraxia of speech.

  • Visualizing & Verbalizing: ​ Develops concept imagery—the ability to create an imagined or imaged gestalt from language—as a basis for comprehension and higher order thinking. The development of concept imagery improves reading and listening comprehension, memory, oral vocabulary, critical thinking, and writing.


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certified Member

Is your child meeting developmental milestones for their age?

Are you concerned about your child's speech and language development?

Is it difficult to understand your child’s speech?

Does your child have difficulty socializing and playing with other children?

​Are you concerned about your toddler's limited use of words or gestures?

Is your child having issues with kindergarten readiness skills, pre-literacy skills or letter/sound recognition?


Has a loved one suffered from stroke, traumatic brain injury, or degenerative disease that affected his/her cognitive functioning and/or communication?

 

Get in touch, we can help.