MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Ad Hoc Committee Member, Diversity Recruitment
Sonya Harris is a senior speech-language pathologist at Nemours Children’s Hospital. She treats children with developmental delays (autism), acquired communication impairments, birth defects (cleft lip/palate), general communication disorders, and feeding/swallowing delays. She provides evaluation/treatment for children as outpatients as well as those admitted to the hospital in the NICU, PICU, CCCICU (Cardiac Critical Care Intensive Care Unit), inpatient rehabilitation, and general acute care in a family centered, child-friendly environment. Sonya has been an SLP for 16 years.
Recently, she graduated from ASHA’s Leadership Development Program for Healthcare and is the SLP diagnostician at the Autism Center of Excellence. She was a speech-language specialist for Seminole County Public Schools and a therapy manager of a private practice in Orlando. In the school system, she trained new therapists and developed/implemented new rules handed down by Florida DOE. She is a graduate of Florida State University with both BS and MS degrees. Her training includes the latest with child language therapies with settings including private practice, home health, adult day care, schools, and rehabilitation hospital with patients from 0 to 102 years of age. Sonya currently holds the CCC, State of Florida Licensure, ASHA membership and a clinical board specialty in childhood language and language disorders.