Tamla Turner M.S., CCC-SLP
Tamla earned her bachelor's degree in Communicative Disorders from Arkansas State University and her master's degree in Communicative Disorders from Jackson State University.
She is nationally certified and is licensed to practice in the states of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee. Tamla is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing (NBASLH).
She has worked with a variety of pediatric, adolescent, and adults clients throughout her career in settings such as acute care, outpatient rehab, school settings, and skilled nursing facilities. Her clients include individuals diagnosed with language disorders, developmental delays, speech sound disorders, stuttering, social pragmatic disorder, traumatic brain injury, dysarthria, voice, and cognitive communication disorders.
Tamla takes particular interest in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and working with families to ensure that their needs are met. She is well-versed in formulating IEPs, conducting evaluations, assessment report writing, collaboration during eligibility meetings, and conducting annual review meetings.
She believes in a collaborative model that encourages open dialogue amongst all members of the team. Tamla also believes in establishing community connections that will help the students being served and their families along the way.