Leah Lovato

 

Leah joined Austin's Communication Station in August of 2017, immediately after receiving her Master's in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University in Texas.

Leah holds a current and valid Texas State License and is currently in the process of clompleting her Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.

During her time as a graduate student, Leah worked in various settings with both children and adults. She gained experience evaluating and treating many populations and disorders, including learning disabilities, complex and special needs, hearing impairment, aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia, cognition difficulties, swallowing, voice, augmentative and alternative communication, receptive and expressive language disorders, articulation/phonological disorders, fluency difficulties, autism spectrum disorders, and pragmatic difficulties. Upon starting at ACS, she also received training in Oral Placement Therapy by TalkTools.

Leah grew up in Principality of Monaco, in Europe. She is bilingual in both English and French, and can also speak in Spanish. She spent four years in Scotland while earning her Bachelor's in Speech-Language Pathology. Leah moved to Austin in 2014 and lives with her husband, Matthew, and their dog, Zoey. During her free time, she loves to read, cook (and eat), spend time with her family and friends, explore the city and its surroundings, and turn her house into a home.