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The Trifecta of SLP Certifications (Private Practice Possibilities)
Private Practice Stories
Private Practice Stories
The Trifecta of SLP Certifications (Private Practice Possibilities)
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Focus

To talk about the Private Practice of an SLP who has followed her passion and is certified in Certified Orofacial Myologist® through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) and is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. 

Discussion & Reflection Questions

  1. Tell us about yourself and what you do.
  2. Tell us about being a Certified Orofacial Myologist Ⓡ.
  3. Why do you enjoy working within your specialty?
  4. What is difficult for you as an orofacial SLP?
  5. Final words of wisdom for a new SLP?

Quote Of The Conversation

“Don’t ever feel like you’re stuck in one area.  We have so many different settings and populations.  You can be a generalist, or you can be a specialist and there are so many options.”    
Autumn Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COMⓇ, IBCLC

Autumn Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COMⓇ IBCLC

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Autumn R. Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COM®, IBCLC is a certified and licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She is a Certified Orofacial Myologist® through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM). She is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.  She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders. Autumn R. Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COM®, IBCLC is currently appointed and in good standing as an Assistant Professor within the voluntary faculty series in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences. She was a Founding Board Member for the International Consortium for Oral Ankylofrenula Professionals (ICAP).  Autumn is a member of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA)

Autumn has completed specialty continuing education including Beckman Oral Motor, Vital Stim, TummyTime! Method, Understanding the Orofacial Complex, and Foundations in Myofascial Release for Neck, Voice, and Swallowing.  She has experience working in the school system, early intervention, an ABA center and outpatient clinics including a nationally award-winning intensive feeding program.  Autumn specializes in orofacial function and development throughout the lifespan.  Autumn is Founder of Chrysalis Orofacial, which functions to serve patients and provide continuing education to colleagues globally.

Autumn is married to Dr. Zach Henning and they have a daughter Makena Grace Henning.  They reside in the Greenville (Greer), South Carolina with their beloved cats.  Her hobbies include travel, reading, church, and any activity with family!

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Keep the Conversation Going

Guest Speaker Information

Autumn Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COMⓇ, IBCLC

Phone – +1 864.383.8634       

Email – info@chrysalisorofacial.com

Website – chrysalisorofacial.com

Facebook – www.facebook.com/ChrysalisOrofacial

Instagram @ChrysalisOrofacial1

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Hosted by Mattie Murrey

August 17, 2020

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