In 2005, Alyson started Lonestar Speech Therapy, PLLC, a contract speech therapy company primarily working with home health agencies and public schools. Lonestar Speech Therapy, PLLC employs contract SLP- Assistants and Speech-Language Pathologists. The company has previously partnered with Abilene Christian University to provide internships for graduate students. Many students from Baylor University, Texas Women’s University, and Harding University have job shadowed Alyson or other therapists with Lonestar to gain observation and clinical practicum hours for their degrees. Lonestar Speech Therapy has assisted many therapists to receive their Assistant licenses upon graduating from bachelor level programs.
Alyson is certified to provide Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation through Ampcare and is certified to provide Beckman Oral Motor Interventions. Alyson received the ACE Award through American Speech and Hearing Association in 2019 for completing 70 hours of continuing education within 3 years.
In 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Alyson was been a presenter at Texas Speech and Hearing Association convention. Continuing education and ethics training have been provided at both TSHA and Region 11 Service Center for ASHA and TSHA CEU’s with Jennifer Buhrmann, M.S., CCC-SLP, MT-BC.
Alyson believes strongly that if you have a passion and love for what you do every day, you will never work a day in your life.
Amanda Crawford graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelors Degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology where she was invited to participate as an Honors Clinician. She specializes in treating the pediatric population at home, in their natural learning environment. Amanda now resides in Waco and treats children from Waco to Red Oak. The majority of her patients have other learning challengers such as Autism, ADD, ADHD, Emotional Disorders, and Down’s Syndrome.
Amanda Dubois began working with Lonestar Speech Therapy, PLLC in the spring of 2019 after becoming a Licensed Assistant Speech-Language Pathologist by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Texas at Arlington and is currently in a graduate distance program working towards a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Texas Woman’s University. Amanda is currently pursuing a certificate in Deaf and Hard of Hearing for Speech-Language Pathology. Prior to working on her master’s degree, Amanda taught 6th grade Reading 4 years at Smith Middle School and Adult Education and Literacy for 1 year. She currently has 12 hours of continuing education in LAMP Words for Life Assistive Technology for Augmentative Communication.
Amanda is married to her high school sweetheart and they have three beautiful young children. She enjoys reading, watching movies, and hanging out with her family.