Colleen Stewart M.S., CCC-SLP is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 2009 and her Masters of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Tennessee-Health Science Center in 2011.
Since graduation, Colleen has worked serving children in multi-disciplinary pediatric clinics, a therapy based day school and various private schools. Colleen has worked with Pediatric Therapies since 2014. She has worked with children with a wide range of disabilities including but not limited to Down Syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, auditory processing disorders, developmental communication delays/disorders including receptive and expressive language impairments, apraxia of speech, articulation/phonological disorders, and swallowing/feeding disorders. She has also worked with those who have suffered from stroke and brain injury. Colleen is certified in the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding and More Than Words®-The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Colleen enjoys working in a pediatric multi-disciplinary environment which allows her the ability to collaborate with physical therapists, occupational therapists and behavioral therapists. She believes in a child-centered approach to therapy, focusing on results and family education and individualizing each treatment plan for the child and their family. Colleen has a passion for helping children of all ages to communicate and eat more effectively.
Colleen is married to her husband, Josh, and they have two young girls, Hannah and Hadley. In her spare time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, boating, and spending time with her friends and family.