Speech therapist Heather Gross One speech therapist specializes in the transgender voice DAVID TAFFET | Senior Staff Writertaffet@dallasvoice.com Leanne Sherrod co-founded the practice Expressable to address the many types and reasons for speech therapy.
Her therapists work online, overcoming geographic barriers to receiving care. “We envisioned a better way to deliver care,” Sherrod said, a way that would address accessibility for all aspects of communication.
When we think of speech therapy, we usually think of a child with a lisp or a stutter. But therapists at Expressable address a long list of issues, including accents, aphasia, apraxia, autism and delayed speech, as well as what comes under a general category of voice disorders that includes pitch, resonance or volume that are inappropriate for their age, gender or cultural background.