Amanda McNutt, MA CCC-SLP is the owner and therapist at Cornerstone Speech Services. She is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who has been working in the Sacramento area for about five years. She received her Bachelors and Masters degrees from CSU, Chico, graduating in 2009. Since graduating, she has worked in a multitude of settings including schools, private practice, outpatient, acute hospital setting, skilled nursing, and home health. She has worked with all ages from 17 months old - 100+ years of age. Amanda has worked with various disorders affecting speech, language, fluency, articulation, cognition, social/pragmatic skills, swallowing, voice, and oral motor development.
In addition to Amanda's experience diagnosing and treating various speech, language and articulation disorders, she has received specialized training in the following areas:
Orofacial Myology: The treatment of oral and facial muscles as they relate to speech, dentition, chewing/bolus collection, swallowing, and overall mental and physical health.
Hanen "More Than Words": A program designed for parents of children ages 5 and under on the autism spectrum and with other social communication difficulties.
Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT): An effective treatment for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and other neurological conditions.
Amanda absolutely loves her career as a Speech Pathologist but more importantly, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Adam, and daughters, Penelope and Adelaide, along with their two dogs, Huck and Lucy. Family and friends are the most important part of her life.