Speech Wings Therapy is a clinician owned private practice located in Dallas, TX. Our mission is to provide child directed pediatric speech therapy services that are individually tailored to meet the needs of each patient. In addition to providing skilled intervention to our patients, we work to provide educational resources tailored to meet the specific needs of parents and caregivers.
Speech Wings isn’t just about improving speech and communication; we are about giving children with developmental and communication delays the security of knowing there is someone out there who will always see the best in them. At Speech Wings place we strive to never give up on a child or a family.
Speech Wings Therapy is a place where victories, no matter how small, are always celebrated and where difficulties, deficits or delays are viewed as opportunities to learn and have fun. It’s a place where every child is loved; not in spite of their differences but for their differences.
- P.R.O.M.P.T. Therapy
- Social Skills Groups
- Individual Speech Therapy
- Special Needs School Placement
- Parent Education & Counseling
- Training & Speaking Engagements
- Education & Consultation
Courtney Willis, MS, CCC-SLP
Courtney Willis is a Speech and Language Pathologist practicing in Dallas, TX. She holds a B.S. in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology and M.S. in Communication Disorders from The University of Texas at Dallas. Her primary areas of practice are Autism Spectrum Disorder, Apraxia and Motor Speech Disorders.
Courtney speaks and provides training both nationally and internationally on the topics of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Apraxia and Motor Speech Disorders.
Courtney was a guest speaker at the 3rd Annual GT Bank Autism Seminar in Lagos, Nigeria, Africa, where she met individually with over 200 families, assessed patients and provided consultative services. Additionally, Courtney gave two presentations on incorporating speech play in the treatment of ASD to over 800 parents and professionals in Nigeria as well as virtually via live stream across the continents of Africa and Europe.
Courtney founded and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Clinical Director of Speech Wings Therapy. She currently leads several early intervention programs, as well as providing individual speech-language therapy sessions, assessments, consultations, and educational seminars.
Courtney was invited and selected to attend the Childhood Apraxia of Speech / Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing Advanced Workshop taught by Dr. Edythe Strand. Dr. Strand is an emeritus Professor in the Mayo College of Medicine and former Head of the Division of Speech Pathology, Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota.
Courtney recently completed The American Speech-Language Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Leadership Development Program (LDP). ASHA’s Leadership Development Program is a highly selective year-long program for ASHA members who demonstrate leadership potential. The program encourages development of leadership skills and giving back to the SLP community through volunteering—whether with ASHA, at the workplace or for a related professional organization.
Additionally, Courtney serves as Chairman of the Texas Speech and Hearing Association’s Executive Board for Scope of Practice and Encroachment. Courtney has also been awarded Dallas Child’s Mom Approved Speech Therapy Provider of the Year multiple times
- Expressive Receptive Communication
Alyssa Berkowitz, M.S., SLP-Intern
Alyssa received her bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Hearing from The University of Kansas and her master’s degree in Communication Disorders from The University of Texas at Dallas. She pursued a career in speech-language pathology to help give children the necessary resources to succeed.
Alyssa has gained experience working with children with a variety of needs including Autism Spectrum Disorder, articulation disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders, genetic disorders, Apraxia, and Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC). She has worked in home health, public schools, and clinic settings and values the things learned from each of her previous settings. Alyssa is driven to make speech therapy a fun and engaging experience that the child is excited to participate in. She believes that making a connection and believing in the child is the most important part of therapy.
In her free time, Alyssa enjoys playing games, watching sports, doing arts and crafts, baking, being outside, and spending time with her family and friends. She is thrilled to be a part of Speech Wings Therapy and to be given the opportunity to work with your family and your child.