Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center is thrilled to announce that, through the help of the Clark Family Foundation, they have been able to decrease their waiting list by hiring Speech-Language Pathologists. In July, the Center received a large grant to support audiology services for children and the salaries of additional staff in the speech/language pathology department. Since then, the Center has been able to hire three new Speech-Language Pathologists and bring back another.
Mandy Madigan, M.A., CCC-SLP, received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees from the University of Central Florida. She is state licensed and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She also has a K-12 Speech Impaired Florida Teaching Certificate. She has been working as a Speech-Language Pathologist since 2003. She has experience with children of all ages and has also worked with adults for speech and language rehabilitation.
Carley Maniscalco, M.S., CF-SLP, Carley received her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Florida State University. She attended the University of Central Florida where she received her Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a minor in Psychology. She began her Clinical Fellowship at the Center in September. She has experience providing diagnostic, care-planning, and treatment services to adult and geriatric patients. She also has extensive experience with elementary age children.
Lea G. Bates, M.S., CF-SLP, received her Master of Science from Florida State University and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Florida. In September, she began her Clinical Fellowship at the Center. She was a research assistant during her Graduate career. She has experience working with the pediatric population and also has specific treatment experience with communication disorders related to traumatic brain injury.
Tina Bell, M.S., CCC-SLP, received both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees from the University of South Florida. She is state licensed and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She enjoys working with both children and adults helping to improve their speech, language, and cognitive abilities so that they can become better communicators, Tina has a special interest in the areas of auditory processing disorders and stroke rehabilitation. Tina will be seeing adult patients and supervising our SLP-CFs. She also mentors the Stroke Support Group sponsored by the Center.