Dr. Dana Wiggins is a speech language pathologist practicing in CLARKSTON, WA. Dr. Wiggins specializes in speech, language and swallowing disorders in patients. As a speech language pathologist, Dr. Wiggins evaluates, diagnoses and treats patients with communication and swallowing troubles. These conditions may be due to developmental delay, brain injury, hearing loss, autism, stroke or other diseases and injuries. Dr. Wiggins helps patients make sounds and improve their voices through various methods. Speech language pathologists also work with patients to strengthen muscles used to speak and swallow, and work with individuals and families to help cope with their conditions.
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Get to know Speech Pathologist Dana Majors Wiggins, who serves the population of Washington. Dana Majors Wiggins is a highly-trained and qualified Speech-language Pathologist with a vast expertise in all facets of her work. Dana has been in practice for 30 years and is currently an Independent Speech Language Pathologist with her own practice in Washington, serving Pomeroy School District and Starbuck School. Dana is also affiliated with Garfield County Hospital District in Pomeroy, Washington, and works as an Independent Beauty Consultant for Mary Kay Cosmetics. Dana studied speech and language pathology at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, and graduated with her Master of Education Degree and her Doctor of Education Degree with a focus on vision and multi impaired from Texas Tech University. She then attended Arkansas State University, graduating in 1989. Dana is certified in Nursing Home Administration and in Speech and Language Pathology. She feels that her varying experiences in the field have been the key contributors to her success. These experiences have filled so many gaps and taught her how to treat patients individually. Speech-Language Pathology is a field of expertise practiced by a clinician known as a speech-language pathologist (SLP), also sometimes referred to as a speech and language therapist or a speech therapist. SLP is considered a “related health profession” along with audiology, optometry, occupational therapy, clinical psychology, physical therapy, and others. The field of SLP is distinguished from other “related health professions” SLPs are legally permitted to conclude to certain disorders which fall within their scope of practice. SLPs specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of communication disorders (speech disorders and language disorders), cognitive-communication disorders, voice disorders, and swallowing disorders. SLPs also play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder (often in a team with pediatricians and psychologists).
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