Ms. Jill - Speech-Language Pathologist/Owner
Jill Vought, M.S., CCC/SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist with 22 years of experience, certified through the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA - www.asha.org). She has extensive hospital based experience working for All Children's Hospital Specialty Care Center in Fort Myers, Florida and Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Ms. Jill has a wide range of experience and expertise in the treatment of apraxia, oral motor disorders, feeding/swallowing disorders, autism, voice disorders, articulation/ phonological disorders, auditory processing disorders, craniofacial anomalies, reading disorders and receptive/expressive language disorders. In addition, Jill has a highly diversified background including experience in acute care, inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation, private practice, as well as skilled nursing facilities, with clinical expertise in pediatrics.
Jill is Level 1 PROMPT trained. Jill is en route to becoming an Orofacial Myologist, seeking certification through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (www.IAOM.com). She is actively treating individuals with myofunctional disorders. Orofacial myology is "the study and treatment of oral and facial muscles as they relate to speech, dentition, chewing/bolus collection, swallowing, and overall mental and physical health" (Sandra Holtzman, Orofacial Myology: From Basics to Habituation). *oro = mouth, facial = face, myo = muscle
Jill also provided contract speech therapy services at Lutz Preparatory Charter School, 2011-2012 school year (www.lutzprep.org).
M.S. - 1996, Miami University, Oxford, OH
B.S. - 1994, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Jill has two daughters, ages 15 and 12. She enjoys spending time with her husband and children in her free time!