Cheryl Stephenson, M.S., CCC-SLP

Cheryl Stephenson

Cheryl graduated Magna Cum Laude from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders and a Minor in Sociology. She then earned a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from East Carolina University. Cheryl has worked exclusively in pediatrics in settings including: home health, schools, preschools, inpatient hospital, and outpatient clinics.  She has been a part of the team at Pediatric Therapy Associates since 2004.  She has expertise in the evaluation and treatment of children with a variety of diagnoses, including: autism spectrum disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, Down syndrome, developmental delay, specific language impairment, articulation/phonological disorders, cleft lip and palate, fluency disorders, and oral motor/feeding/swallowing disorders.  Cheryl has specialized training in “PECS” (The Picture Exchange Communication System) for non-verbal/limited verbal individuals and those with limited ability to produce intelligible speech. She is trained to use Nancy Kaufman’s method for working with children with apraxia of speech. In addition, she provides feeding therapy using the CAN-EAT Approach (using medical, motor, and behavioral strategies in pediatric feeding). Cheryl is also a Hanen Certified Speech-Language Pathologist and has completed the It Takes Two to Talk certification workshop. Cheryl provides therapy services in our Raleigh office.  In addition to being a therapist, she is also the Co-Director of Pediatric Therapy Associates.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughters, and friends, as well as going to the beach, running, and stand-up paddle boarding.

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