Meet the AV Therapists

Our Primary Purpose

The primary purpose of a Listening & Spoken Language Specialists (LSLS™), Listening & Spoken Language Specialist Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapists (LSLS Cert. AVT™), and Listening and Spoken Language Specialist Auditory-Verbal Educators (LSLS Cert. AVEd™) is to guide and coach parents in developing listening and spoken language with their child.

The LSLS at the Auditory-Verbal Center (AVC) have obtained Master’s Degrees in Speech-Language Pathology and have pursued the LSLS certification as a specialization through the Alexander Graham Bell Academy.

Alison Tucker

Alison Tucker, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT®

Listening and Spoken Language Specialist

Clinical Supervisor

Therapist
Alison joined AVC in January of 1996. She had 8 years of experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist before she became a certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist. Her background includes a Master’s degree from the University of Georgia in Speech Pathology. She is also the parent of a 1999 AVC graduate who has bilateral cochlear implants. Alison has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is licensed to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Georgia. Alison is also a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist-Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist by the Alexander Graham Bell Academy.

Aneesha Pretto Fairley

Aneesha Pretto Fairley, Ph.D, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT ®

Listening and Spoken Language Specialist

Therapist
Aneesha joined AVC in January of 2011 after serving families of children with hearing loss in both North Carolina and Florida. She received her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology in 2004 and her Doctor of Philosophy in Speech & Hearing Sciences in 2010 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and a license in Speech-Language Pathology from the Georgia Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Aneesha is also a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist-Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist by the Alexander Graham Bell Academy.

Lauren Seale

Lauren Seale, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Therapist
Lauren joined AVC in October 2013. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina in 2004 and her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Virginia in 2013. As part of her graduate study, she treated children with hearing loss and their families according to the principles of Auditory-Verbal Therapy. Lauren has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is licensed to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Georgia.

Sarah Radlinski

Sarah Radlinski, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Bilingual Therapist
Sarah joined AVC in 2014. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, with minors in Linguistics and Spanish, from the University of Florida. She earned her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Vanderbilt University. Sarah was on the pediatric hearing loss specialty track at Vanderbilt and treated children with hearing loss and their families according to the principles of Auditory-Verbal therapy. Sarah is proficient in Spanish and is our bilingual therapist, serving Spanish-speaking children and families in their native language. Sarah has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is licensed to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Georgia.

Jonathan Jolivette

Jonathan Jolivette, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Therapist
Jonathan joined AVC in June 2015. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Spanish from the University of Houston and his Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of North Carolina. While at UNC, Jonathan was a participant in a U.S. Department of Education Training Grant which prepared him to serve infants, toddlers and school-age children with hearing loss. Jonathan has his Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is licensed to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Georgia.

Sarah Vanselous

Sarah Vanselous, M.S., PCE-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Therapist
Sarah joined AVC in June of 2016. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Speech-Language Pathology. During her time there, she was part of a nationally funded grant for training graduate students to work with children with hearing loss, and devoted much of her coursework and clinical studies to working with the birth-to-five population. She previously graduated from UNC's psychology program in 2012, with a minor in Linguistics, where she developed a passion for language. Outside of her coursework, Sarah has worked as a teacher and researcher for the Middle School Writing Project at UNC-CH, and as a camp counselor for children with language impairments. She also participated in a camp specifically for children with hearing loss in the North Carolina mountains, and trained at the Children's Cochlear Implant Center at UNC. Sarah is licensed to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Georgia.

Astrida Greco

Astrida Greco, M.A. LSLS Cert. AVT®

Listening & Spoken Language Specialist

Toy Room Coordinator
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