Clare Coates, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech - Language Pathologist
Clare received a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from The University of Arkansas. She received her Masters of Science in Communication Disorders from The University of Texas at Dallas.
Prior to starting Creating Voices, Clare has served children in the early intervention, clinic based, hospital, and home health settings.
Clare has experience in serving children with articulation impairments, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down syndrome, expressive and receptive language impairments, feeding impairments, medically complex conditions, pragmatic language impairments, and various genetic disorders.
She enjoys treating infants with feeding impairments to increase their ability to obtain nutrition, meet growth expectations, and increase social engagement with caregivers. Clare enjoys working closely with caregivers to empower them to provide for their child's nutritional and communication needs.
She is certified to provide neuro-muscular electrical stimulation (VitalStim) therapy to aid in pharyngeal dysphagia. Clare is PROMPT trained to serve children who experience Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
Clare is from Little Rock, Arkansas and has enjoyed living in Dallas since 2009. She enjoys spending quality time with her husband, new baby boy, family, and friends. She also enjoys coffee, traveling, and trying new restaurants throughout Dallas.
She is currently accepting new patients. She looks forward to meeting you and your child!