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Speech Therapy Services of the VI

Unlocking Your Potential in the BVI since 2019

Speech Therapy Services of the VI opened its doors in 2019, serving just one client at her after-school daycare. We were privileged to then utilize an extra space at Cedar International School until we outgrew that space.

In January 2023, Speech Therapy Services of the Virgin Islands opened its current location in Sea Cow's Bay on average for three hours per day, seeing over twenty adults and children per week.

Speech Therapy Services of the VI works with children and adults with varying diagnoses, including but not limited to Auditory Processing Disorders, Autism, Language Disorders, Down Syndrome, Strokes, Parkinsons, Dementia. 

Speech Therapy Services of the VI prides itself on ensuring up-to-date skills and constantly seeks opportunities to improve knowledge and expertise to better serve its clients.

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Sandi C. Boyce

Managing Director &

Speech Language Pathologist

Sandi graduated in 2008 from Valdosta State University with a Master's in Communication Disorders. She attained her Bacehlor's Degree in 2006 where she graduated Suma Cum Laude with a Minor in Spanish.

 She is a daughter of the soil and graduated from BVI High School, now Elmore Stoutt High School. She attained an Associates in Education from H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, where she was the student with the highest Grade Point Average in her year. 

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Professional Training

Gestalt Language Processing

In Progress

This course teaches the SLP to identify, evaluate, and work with any child who communicates with delayed echolalia (often referred to as scripting). 

Mentorship with Emily Diaz with a focus on AAC

October 2023

Interactive sessions with Emily Diaz, focusing on the evaluation and implementations of Augmentative and Alternative Communication with non-verbal and/or minimally verbal clients. Actively able to trouble-shoot intervention options for clients on my caseload requiring additional supports for communication. 

More Than Words the Hanen Program for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders or Social Communication Difficulties

March 2023

This training focussed on specific communication needs of young autistic children or children who may benefit from social communication support, employing a naturalistic, family-centered approach that empowers parents to support their child’s communication during everyday interactions. 

It Takes Two to Talk The Hanen Program for Parents

January 2023

This training provided evidence-based framework for engaging and coaching parents of children with language delays so they can support their child’s communication development during fun, everyday interactions. 

Inside Out Sensory Certificate for SLPs

May 2022

This training provided the SLP with functional strategies to increase communication through regulation and sensory processing.

TOTs 5-step Screening Tool

August 2021

This course focussed on how medical and education professionals including speech-language pathologists, can quickly assess for Tethered Oral Tissues (A.K.A. Tongue Ties) and make the proper referrals to a specialist who has specialized training in this diagnosis. 

McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program

August 2021

McNeill Dysphagia Therapy (MDTP) is a systematic exercise-based approach to dysphagia therapy in adults. Training in MDTP provided step by step instruction for the evaluation and treatment of patients receiving the MDTP approach.

Feeding Therapy: A Sensory-Motor Approach

January 2021

This session helped the therapist to be able to understand the development of the acquisition of feeding skills and to recognize oral feeding deficiencies.

Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention

December 2020

Training focussed on compensatory hands-on techniques for tonic bite, slow oral transit, tongue thrust, and gag, with over 50 specific intervention strategies for improving facial muscle function for eating and speech, applicable to both adults and children. 

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