Lisa Minahan, M.S., CCC-SLP
Owner and operator of Premier Speech Therapy, LLC established in 2006. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Rehabilitation Services from Springfield College, MA in 1994 and a Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Nova Southeastern University, FL in 2000. She also holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from American Speech-Language Hearing Association and is licensed both in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Speech and language experience includes 13+ years of working in outpatient rehabilitation hospitals, school systems, and long term care facilities which have assisted in the development of her expertise in working with clients from birth through adulthood. Diagnosis include, however not limited to, Speech/Language disorders, Articulation, Apraxia, Dysphagia, Dysarthria, Fluency, Oral Motor Disorders, Tongue Thrust, Executive Functioning, Cognitive-linguistic training, Autism Spectrum Disorders, CP, MS, CVA, Head/Neck Cancer, Parkinson's disease, etc.
Tia Barton, M.Ed., SLS
Tia holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire in Communication Disorders in 1993 and a Master of Education degree in General Special Education from the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH in 2000. She holds certification with the state of New Hampshire and is a certified speech language specialist as well as a certified general special education teacher. She has 15+ years of experience in the fields of speech and language and special education.
Jillian Brush, SLP-A
Jill received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Vermont in 2011, and is currently enrolled in a Master’s program for Speech-Language Pathology. She is a certified Speech Language Pathology Assistant with the State of New Hampshire and has been a great asset to the Premier Speech Therapy family since 2011. She has experience as a Paraprofessional for an elementary Special Education program, has completed an American Sign Language program, and is also a Personal Care Assistant in a home setting.
Liz Neville is a New Hampshire state certified speech and language pathologist who has been practicing in the field for over 20 years. She has vast experience working both with the preschool and school-age populations. Her interest and expertise lie in the areas of articulation and language disorders, apraxia of speech, as well as autism and learning disabilities.
Liz earned a Bachelors of Science degree at Nazareth College of Rochester and a Masters of Science at Northeastern University. She operates a private practice from her home office in Londonderry, NH, where the therapy method is “family-centered”. Parents are greatly encouraged to take an active role in their child’s speech and language therapy. Years of experience has taught her that when the parent observes and learns therapy techniques used with the child and then carries it over into their every day routine, the benefits are great. The rate of progress tends to be extremely good and therapy duration is often shortened.
Amy's friendly and encouraging nature provides for a welcoming and motivating therapy environment. She evaluates and treats both children and adults in the areas of articulation and phonological disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, expressive and receptive language delays, Autism Spectrum Disorders, fluency training, Executive Functioning Disorders, and therapy for individuals with Cochlear Implants. Amy believes that collaborating with other professionals and caregivers assists her clients in achieving success in therapy.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders from the State University of New York College at Cortland and a Master of Science in Education degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the State University of New York College at Buffalo. She also maintains her Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and is licensed in both New Hampshire and New York.
Amy's 9 years of experience in the field of speech-language pathology include providing therapy for children receiving early intervention though school aged children. She also worked at a private school for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Amy has also been trained in long term care facilities and in outpatient rehabilitation services.