Pamela Torres, M.S., CCC-SLP, CAS
Director of Clinical, Educational, and Community Outreach Services
Pamela Torres is a Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist and Certified Autism Specialist. She is a Kentucky native and a graduate from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Her interests include community outreach, advocating for children with disabilities and communication impairments and their families in the community and in the educational setting, Hispanic linguistics, autism, bilingual language and phonological development, pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders, and apraxia.
She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a member of the ASHA Cultural and Linguistic Diversity and Administration and Supervision Special Interest Groups. She is passionate about mentoring clinicians, parents, and speech language pathology students.
Mrs. Torres is certified in Neuromuscular Electronic Stimulation (NMES) for Swallowing (VitalStim and E-Swallow) with a pediatric focus. She is a certified provider of The Listening Program (TLP) from Advanced Brain Technologies and an experienced HearBuilder provider. Mrs. Torres has received many continuing education hours in TalkTools methodologies for oral motor and feeding impairments.
She is a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and organizes and/or assists in various local bilingual support groups for parents with children with disabilities such as Grupo EPEE and Grupo MANOS and participates in a variety of community outreach programs such as La Ventanilla de Salud with the Mexican Consulate in Dallas.
She is a member of the Hispanic Forum of Mesquite, the Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce, and the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce.