Melanie McGriff – Speech Therapy & Overcoming Communication Barriers
Atlanta

 
 
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Melanie McGriff / Owner of Kid’s Creek Therapy

Melanie McGriff, M.Ed., CCC-SLP is owner, executive director, and practicing speech therapist at Kid’s Creek Therapy. Since 1992, she has worked with many children in a variety of settings including the school system, home health, and private clinics specializing in pediatrics. She previously served on the board of lead speech language pathologists SLPs) in Atlanta for public schools. Melanie enjoys teaching and mentoring new therapists, and previously taught introductory courses in speech pathology at the University of West Georgia

Melanie specializes in working with children to improve difficulties related to phonological development, oral-sensory motor skills, early language development, feeding/swallowing skills and apraxia of speech. She is a trained specialist in myofunctional therapy and is a member of the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM). She presented research results in phonological development at the American Speech Language Hearing Convention.

Melanie is available to conduct intensive therapy weeks for children with apraxia utilizing PROMPT, Beckman, and Kaufman treatment techniques. Her insights and her commitment to improving the lives of the children she works with, combined with results achieved with patients , make Melanie a sought-after therapist and consultant.

Melanie was recently selected as one of 15 women in Atlanta for the Best Self Magazine Wonder Women on the front lines competition. Her staff nominated her for this prestigious award honoring women in Atlanta and their response to COVID-19 in their work environments.

Melanie and her husband Shane have been married since 1992 and have three children, Rayden, Mimi, and James

 

 

Ted Jenkin / Oxygen Financial
(Host)

Lee Heisman / Savant CTS
(Host)

Melanie McGriff / Kid’s Creek Therapy
(Guest)