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Sandi Maynes, M.A. CCC-SLP

Sandi Maynes, M.A. CCC-SLP is a licensed and registered bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist who received her Bachelor of Science Education in Communication Disorders from New Mexico State University in 2005 and her Master of Arts Education from New Mexico State University in 2007. She has experience in the areas of pediatrics, young and adolescent school ages, and geriatric populations. Sandi has worked in the public schools, early intervention settings, skilled nursing facilities and home health settings. Sandi has worked in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings. Sandi is experienced in the areas of cleft lip and cleft palate, dysphagia, feeding, apraxia of speech, Autism Spectrum Disorders, medically fragile children, Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, speech and language disorders, traumatic brain injuries, aphasia, and voice disorders. A the youngest of four children. I grew up and was raised in a bilingual home and through the years have completely embraced and completely lived the two cultures of Mexican and American decent to the fullest. I enjoy spending my time with my husband, children as well as my immediate and extended family. We all love the outdoors as that is how we typically spend our time together! What I love most about my job is having the opportunity to interact, work with and establish professional relationships with my clients and their families to support their communication skills. It is so important to me to get to know them and build a relationship with them to feel connected, comfortable, and confident in working with them as they are allowing me to work with their child to increase the vital life skill of communication.

Sabrina Verdoza M.A. CCC-SLP

"A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one." I've always loved that quote partly because it sums up my career so well. I have worked in early intervention, at outpatient children's clinics, as a clinical educator/assistant professor, as an online school-based SLP and currently PRN in acute/rehabilitative care settings. I enjoy the areas of feeding, speech & language. I always strive to ensure I create an affirming environment where people of any age feel safe to be themselves. In my sessions all identities, languages, cultures, forms of communication, bodily autonomy and interests are honored. Play yields progress and is always child-led. Therapy is about connection and never about compliance. In my free time I enjoy traveling, cooking new recipes, live music and more recently have been learning to throw pottery on the wheel. However, my free time is best spent alongside my partner, Adam, and our three cute pups.

Abigail Dobrowolski M.S. CCC-SLP

Abigail is a licensed and registered Speech-Language Pathologist who received her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from East Stroudsburg University in 2016 and her Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University in 2017. She has experience working with clients of all ages ranging in age from infancy to geriatrics in settings such as early intervention, public schools for elementary, middle and high school ages, skilled nursing, and rehabilitative healthcare in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Abigail is experienced in the areas of developmental disabilities, Autism spectrum disorders, Down Syndrome, phonological and literacy disorders, Cleft lip and palate, Dysphagia and Feeding, Hearing impairments and American Sign Language, traumatic brain injuries, behavioral difficulties, and a variety of other speech and language disorders. Abigail is the oldest of five children with a variety of speech and language needs such as Down Syndrome, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder, which has helped shaped the way she interacts and works with her clients and her families to help support their needs both in the clinic and in aspects of home and community living. “I love having the opportunity to work and grow with my clients and their families. As humans, the ability to express and understand the world around us is such an important aspect of life that we can often take for granted. It's truly humbling and a blessing to be able to connect with and assist my clients and families in developing these skills to help them reach their communication goals and gain the ability to communicate and understand one another whether through verbal or non-verbal communication. Their victories are my victories too, no matter how big or small.”

Allison Norris M.S. CCC-SLP

Allison Norris, M.S. CCC-SLP Hey y’all! My name is Allison Norris and I am an ASHA licensed speech-language pathologist. I completed my Bachelors of Science in Communication Disorders from Auburn University in 2018 and my Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of South Alabama in May 2020. I knew after starting graduate school I wanted to work with the pediatric population and have gained so much knowledge working alongside such brilliant and creative professionals throughout my career thus far. I have specific interests in speech sound disorders, early language skills, school-age language skills, and gestalt language processing. I value the relationships I build with my families and want to continue to provide a welcoming, safe environment where all families feel supported on their speech and language journey. As an Alabama native for most of my life, it has been such a fun journey for my husband and me since moving to Las Cruces two years ago. In my free time, I enjoy traveling with my husband, spending time our friends and with our four cats, amateur photography, and visiting my family and friends back in Alabama. I look forward to serving the families of Las Cruces and surrounding areas!

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