Sarah Lively, M.Ed., CCC-SLP is a Florida licensed and an American Speech–Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certified Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) with a passion for teaching children communication skills. She graduated from Valdosta State University’s College of Education with both a Masters and Bachelors degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, where she had the opportunity to participate and present extensive research in the area of child language development. Sarah believes that all children possess the capability to learn communication when provided a communication mode, engaging activities, and a trusted communicative partner.
Sarah enjoys working with children, adolescents, and families to maximize each client’s cognitive, linguistic, and social capabilities. She is best at making individualized treatment plans that incorporate each child’s personal strengths and interests while improving the most important areas of focus. In the past, she has worked as an SLP at her local elementary school so she understands how important speech and language are academically, especially as speaking, reading, and writing are fundamental components of the new Common Core. Sarah has had the pleasure of evaluating and treating expressive language/communication and speech intelligibility in children with a variety of exceptionalities, including students with apraxia of speech, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, phonological disorders, specific learning disability, language impaired, speech impaired, and other developmental delays.