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Alyssa Dreyer, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Alyssa has a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders and Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from Central Michigan University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.

 

Alyssa’s previous work in public and private schools in Michigan before relocating to North Carolina, allows her to help advocate for families in the IEP process. The majority of her experience has been with toddlers, preschoolers, and young school-aged children, but she has also provided services to students through high school. Alyssa has evaluated and treated a variety of communication disorders including patients with the following diagnoses: Down’s Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), Hallervorden-Spatz Disease, Bell’s Palsy, and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Her therapeutic repertoire includes using techniques such as Kaufman Speech Praxis Program (KSPP), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Cycles Approach, basic sign language, Visualizing and Verbalizing, and she is trained in Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC), Positive Parenting Program- Level 2. She enjoys working with children with CAS, articulation and phonological disorders, and children who are late-talkers.

 

Outside of work, Alyssa enjoys reading, spending time outdoors, and is an avid Green Bay Packers fan. She is also a board member of the Ray Park Foundation, which raises money to get kids involved in the outdoors.