Alison Moulton, M.A., CCC-SLP, LD
Owner/Director, Speech-Language Pathologist
Alison is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed as a Speech-Language Pathologist by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia. She received her graduate degrees in Speech and Language Pathology and in Learning Disabilities from Northwestern University. She received her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a concentration in Speech and Language Pathology from Northwestern University.
Alison enjoys working with children of all ages and prides herself on having a child-focused, family-centered approach to evaluations and treatment programs. She has experience working in the medical, clinical, and public school settings and has extensive training in interdisciplinary models of assessment and treatment in order to optimize outcomes.
Alison began her career at Kennedy Krieger Institute and participated in the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Related Disabilities (LEND) program. She has assessed and provided treatment for children with a variety of communication disorders, including speech sound production disorders [Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), Dysarthria, articulation disorder, phonological disorder], orofacial myofunctional disorders, cognitive communication disorders, receptive and expressive language disorders, fluency disorders, and language-based learning disabilities.
Alison has created and implemented interdisciplinary educational programming and has assisted in the creation and implementation of special education curriculum for elementary, middle, and high school special education programs. She has developed and presented professional development on the diagnosis and treatment of dyslexia, on the process of assessing and treating speech and language disorders within the school setting, and on language development. She has trained special education teachers on the evaluation process for diagnosing dyslexia and was a member of the Dyslexia Core Team that assisted in the creation of the Dyslexia Handbook for a school district in Northern Virginia. Alison has experience in advocating on the behalf of her clients and their families at special education meetings.
Alison specializes in speech sound disorders, as well as in language delays and disorders, including the assessment of literacy. Alison is PROMPT(C) trained and experienced in using the Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC) approach for childhood apraxia of speech. She is listed in the Apraxia Kids speech-language pathologist directory, indicating her knowledge and experience evaluating and treating children with apraxia of speech. Alison also completed the Inside Out Sensory Certificate for SLPs, which involved training in the assessment and implementation of sensory strategies in speech sessions.