Sarah Spencer, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Listening and Spoken Language Specialist
Sarah joined AVC in June of 2016 as our therapist for our Macon satellite location. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Master's 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 has presented on topics related to pediatric hearing loss at the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) conference. Sarah holds 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 has also earned designation as a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist-Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist by the Alexander Graham Bell Academy.