Elise Immordino-Sanderson, MS, CCC-SLP (Conversational Spanish)
Elise is an inquisitive speech-language pathologist. She believes there are never too many questions and always strives to keep learning. She enjoys reading recent research articles and attending continuing education classes, while keeping her sessions evidence based. She is a strong advocate of utilizing the child's natural environment while collaborating and coaching families to implement techniques in daily routines.
Elise has several years of experience working with both pediatric and geriatric populations with a variety of communication impairments. She is particularly passionate about pediatric swallowing and feeding disorders, and she recently completed her Feed the Peds certification. She also has experience evaluating and treating children in English and Spanish with speech sound disorders, receptive and expressive language delays, autism, developmental delays, and children with hearing impairments.
Elise received her Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology in 2017 from Appalachian State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Queens College CUNY. During her graduate studies, she spent a semester abroad in Scotland interning at Queen Margaret University working on using ultrasound visual biofeedback in the diagnosis, treatment, and modeling of speech disorders. She is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Elise is a native of Queens, NY and still has large extended family that lives in the Northeast, which she visits as often as possible. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, watching home renovation videos, reading, minimalism, and spending time with her family. She lives in Graham with her husband and her toddler daughter.