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About Melissa Miller, B.S.

Melissa Miller was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida and graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Florida State University in 2013. She worked as a state certified speech language pathologist for the school board of Palm Beach County, specializing in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Melissa also worked in Therapeutic Recreation for Palm Beach County assisting with aquatic rehabilitation for individuals with disabilities. She first became passionate about the field of speech language pathology through years of volunteering with the Special Olympics and developed an interest in swallowing, motor-speech and neurologic disorders through her clinic experience at The UF Health Shands Hospital. While obtaining her Masters in Speech Language Pathology at the University of Florida, Melissa is working in the Swallowing Neurophysiology Laboratory as a Research Assistant with Alicia Vose, MA CCC-SLP studying mechanisms of airway protection.