Lisa Abbott Moore is a seasoned speech language pathologist who has an extensive experience in a variety of settings and full range of age groups, from infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, to adults in the geriatric setting.
Being in practice for over 20 years, Lisa has had experience in a multitude of client populations in the medical, educational, and community settings. These have included:
- Traumatic brain injury,
- swallowing disorders (dysphagia),
- voice rehabilitation,
- adult neurogenics,
- adolescents with psychiatric diagnosis, and
- childhood speech and language disorders.
As a past Board Recognized Swallowing Specialist, Lisa has a great deal of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of clients with voice and swallowing disorders and is versed in a variety of evaluation and treatment techniques, including videofluoroscopy, Fiber Optic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES), and Surface EMG.
She also has specialized training in Lee Silverman voice Therapy, Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Therapy, Medical Legal Evaluations, and Transgender Voice and Communication Training.
Lisa uses her skills and passion as an artist, to incorporate the use of visual arts into her treatment sessions when appropriate. She is certified in the Del-Giacco Neuro Arts program and is scheduled to undergo training with the Monart Drawing School in Berkley, California. Combining traditional evidenced based treatment approaches with meditation, visual arts, family based treatment, and myofascial treatment when able, Lisa has cultivated a very effective, client-centered holistic approach to the diagnosis and treatment of communication disorders.
In addition to her vast clinical experience, Lisa is also very involved in advocating for her clients and her profession. She has served on many boards and committees including the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) as an Advisory council representative.
Lisa has an interest and experience in multicultural and international issues in communication. She was selected to travel to Brazil as a delegate for international liaison with speech pathologists in that country. She was also chosen to travel to Cambodia to teach and provide services to children. Lisa spent time on the Multicultural Issues Board of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
Lisa is a four-time ACE award winner for excellence in continuing education. She has a passion for research, writing, and educating on the issues of communication. Lisa has published several articles on the topic of empathy and using art to enhance language, and has also presented research topics at the American Speech-language Association national conference.
CertificationsMS CCC-SLP, SL-P(C), CDAT, past BRS-S, Reg. CAPSLO
B.A. Speech and Language PathologyUniversity of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS (1988)
M.S. Speech and Hearing SciencesUniversity of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS (1991)