Amanda Emmet
Year
2019
Chapter
Position
Synaptic Pediatric Therapies, Speech-Language Pathologist

Amanda Emmet is a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist serving families in the North Dallas area. Amanda is a passionate therapist who strives daily to assist children in finding their voice. As an advocate for all children, Amanda currently works at one of the only outpatient clinics in the area to provide low-cost speech and occupational therapy, to ensure all families are able to afford quality services. Her clients come from a variety of backgrounds and speak languages such as Arabic, Urdu, and Spanish. Her responsibilities include being a mentor for Speech-Language Pathologists in their Clinical Fellowship Year, coordinating meetings with other therapists, and evaluating/treating children with a range of communication disorders.

Prior to her current position, Amanda served as a Home-Health Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist in South Dallas where she worked directly with children and families in underserved areas to provide tools and resources for effective communication. Amanda believes her career as an SLP has provided her with first-hand knowledge of how policies made at the local and national levels can affect the most vulnerable populations. She believes in supporting and valuing leaders that will make it easier for all children to succeed. Amanda is a proud graduate of The Hockaday School in Dallas, Texas.

Amanda graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harding University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She then attended the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and received a Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology. In her personal time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her two cats, traveling, attending concerts, listening to podcasts, and doing escape rooms with her family.