Certified Professionals

 

All of the speech-language pathologists and audiologists in the Speech and Hearing National Referral Network™ are ASHA certified and licensed professionals. 

 
 
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Kristie Knickerbocker 

Specializations Speech Pathology;
Voice Therapy;
Speech Therapy; Swallowing Therapy

Kristie Knickerbocker is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist. She is owner of a tempo Voice Center in Fort Worth, TX. She specializes in voice disorders and treatment of the singing voice. 

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Kayla Jackson

Specializations
Speech Pathology; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Speech and Language; Speech Therapy

 

Kayla Jackson is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist. She is owner of ACCESS Therapy in Nashville, TN. and specializes in autism, apraxia, articulation, speech and language disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication. 

Melissa Malani, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Edie Hapner 

Specializations
Speech Pathology;
Voice Therapy;
Speech Therapy; Swallowing Therapy

Dr. Hapner is an internationally recognized expert in the behavioral treatment of disorders of voice, resonance and upper airway. Her expertise spans more than 30 years as a speech language pathologist working in collaboration with laryngologists to provide professional evaluation and treatment for voice and swallowing disorders. 

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Jackie Gartner-Schmidt

Specializations
Voice; Voice Disroders

Dr. Gartner-Schmidt is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist and Co-Director of the UPMC Voice Center in Pittsburgh, PA. She also serves as Director of Speech-Language Pathology in the Voice Division and Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.