DeborahDeborah Finley has practiced over the past 30 years in the states of Mississippi, Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Ohio. She graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Master of Communication Disorders and has a Certificate of Clinical Competence through the American Speech and Hearing Association. Deborah was the director of inclusive preschools in both Mississippi and Tennessee. She has extensive experience working with infants and toddlers, preschoolers and school age children who present with a variety of different challenges to their ability to communicate with others including Autism, Apraxia, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and Global Developmental Delays.  She has a special interest in working children with sensory processing disorders with resulting speech, language, and feeding delays. She is also has training for children who have CAS (Childhood Apraxia of Speech). She believes that learning is a life-long process and learns daily from children she serves, their parents and co-workers.