Deb Crislip, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

The Children's Medical Office Building at Scottish Rite

Education and Training
  • Bachelor of Business Administration: Memphis State University, 1979.
  • Master of the Arts, Speech Pathology: Memphis State University, 1981.

  • Assistive technology
  • Augmentative communication, including speech generating devices

  • American Speech Language & Hearing Association
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association SIG 12 – special interest group for augmentative communication
  • Metro area Assistive Technology consortium for AAC / AT

  • CCC – certificate of clinical competence

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Evaluation / treatment and training for assistive technology
  • Training for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta staff through bi-monthly assistive technology satellite meetings

Career Highlights
  • Practiced with children and adults in Assistive Technology area for past 21 years
  • Worked for an international device manufacturer providing  education and training to assistive technology implementation teams
  • Assistive technology specialist at Shepherd center;  NIDRR funded research using telemedicine and Engineering RERC at Georgia Tech
  • Knowledge and experience in outpatient, inpatient acute care, and day treatment programs
  • Has treated almost every type of speech disability and clinical diagnoses
  • Specialty experience and practice for the past 20 years specifically in assistive technology, including national experience presenting, demonstrating and training in this area
  • Specialized knowledge and peer contacts in durable medical equipment funding and equipment training/support