Kimberly Hale, CCC-SLP
Kimberly Hale, CCC-SLP, BA’83, MA’90 from Ohio University is a speech-language pathologist with over 30 years of experience with specializing in augmentative communication, assistive technology, severe communication impairments as well as feeding and swallowing disorders. Other clinical training includes S.O.S. Approach to Feeding; P.R.O.M.P.T. level I trained for apraxia; P.L.A.Y. Project for Autism; pediatric dysphagia with medically fragile infants as well as Adult DPNS, E-Stim and Comprehensive Dementia. Ms. Hale received the “Fellow of the Association Award” from the Ohio Speech-Language & Hearing Association for state level advocacy for funding of speech-generating devices through Ohio Medicaid. Prior to employment with Pioneer Center, Ms. Hale provided private speech pathology services to individuals as well as contract agency services to hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, and schools. Ms. Hale provided state wide assistive technology services to consumers though the Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission to transition back to work in vocational arena. Ms. Hale is a regular guest lecturer at universities, a published author and a frequent presenter at state and regional conferences in the area of speech-language pathology and assistive technology.