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Melissa Pouncey

instructor imageMelissa earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Alabama. Prior to joining PRC in 2023, Melissa worked as an SLP for United Ability in Birmingham, AL for 13 years. She served initially in the Early Intervention program, where she worked in both urban and rural settings, providing beginning AAC support for families. She also worked in the outpatient and inclusive preschool programs, where she completed AAC evaluations, consulted with school-based SLPs on device implementation, and provided ongoing therapy for children with a diverse array of speech and language disorders. Melissa served on a team that took AAC solutions, along with general therapeutic knowledge, to caregivers in orphanages in China with a program called (un)adopted. She taught in her community for many years, including giving a TEDx Talk at Samford University, before becoming a LAMP Trainer for the Center for AAC and Autism in 2021. She was named Alabama’s AAC Provider of the Year in 2020 by the State Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama (SHAA). 

Melissa holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), a state license in Speech-Language Pathology from the State of Alabama.

Financial: Melissa Pouncey is a salaried employee-owner of PRC-Saltillo.

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.