Laura Driessen Walls, M.S., CCC-SLP

Laura obtained her undergraduate degree from UCSB and her graduate degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology from CSUH. She was chosen to participate in a prestigious fellowship at the VA in San Francisco following graduate school.

She is a current ASHA member and holds a California State License in Speech & Language Pathology. She has spent over 25 years working in pediatrics. Her NICU training and participation on a Development Assessment Team, focusing on implementing a multidisciplinary approach for High Risk Infants and Children, provides her with the skills and understanding to develop the foundation essential for the success of the whole child.

She specializes in Pediatric Feeding, Apraxia, Cognitive Training and general Speech and Language disorders. She has taken recent advanced training in Myofunctional disorders and TMJD, which led to the development of the My Mouthworks ® Program and FDA cleared OPA®. Laura holds a certification as a Child Advocate from USD to represent families during the IEP process. Laura is also a certified practitioner in Electro~Equiscope; a state of the art Microcurrent device to address issues related to pain, learning disabilities and overall wellbeing. 



Financial: She is receiving a speaker fee from TalkTools for this course.

Non-Financial: Laura has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.