TalkTools is thrilled to present our first Live Q&A and Instagram takeover!
Vanessa will also take over TalkTools Instagram for A Week in the Life of an SLP from Monday, January 29 - Friday, February 2, including demonstrations with patients, success stories and more.
Who is Vanessa?
Vanessa is a Speech-Language Pathologist born and raised in South Dakota. She attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls and received her Master's Degree from the University of South Dakota in 2010. Her practice, Anderson-Smith Speech Therapy, LLC specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of motor speech and feeding disorders including, but not limited to: apraxia of speech, dysarthria, picky eating and speech and feeding disorders related to Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and prematurity.
Vanessa's certified trainings include TalkTools Oral Placement Therapy, feeding specific to Down Syndrome, planning and assessment of sensory motor feeding disorders, and Level 4 Certification. In addition Vanessa is certified in the SOS feeding therapy approach for problem eaters.
Vanessa lives in her hometown of Canton, South Dakota with her extremely supportive husband Ryan, two dogs, and one cat.
I have a question for Vanessa. How can I ask her?
You can ask your questions in the official Facebook event page.
You can also ask in the TalkTools Community Facebook group.
When is Vanessa's live Q&A, and how can I access it?
Vanessa's Live Q&A will take place on Thursday, February 1 at 7 p.m. EST. Make sure to check what time this is in your time zone so you don't miss out!
The live Q&A will happen on TalkTools Therapy Facebook page.
A Week in the Life of an SLP
Vanessa will be taking over Instagram for A Week in the LIfe of an SLP from January 29 - February 2. She will be posting pictures and videos of demonstrations with clients, success stories and more. Follow @TalkToolsTherapy on Instagram to see Vanessa's updates and have the chance to interact with her.
You can read about some of Vanessa's success stories and insights here: