Amanda J. Hinman-Ahmed

MA, EdM, CCC-SLP

Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Amanda graduated from the University at Buffalo with two master's degrees; an MA in Communicative Disorders & Sciences and an MEd in TESOL, and understands the issues surrounding bilingualism, multiculturalism and how those issues relate to academic and professional communication.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY.

 

Amanda’s focus in speech therapy is using the best evidence-based practice to increase functional communication across settings to achieve success. She uses a wide range of therapy techniques. She has worked in acute and sub-acute care, neonatal intensive care (for swallowing concerns and feeding by mouth vs tube), rehabilitation facilities and in the school setting. She is passionate about helping patients develop their full communicative potential.

Amanda is an active member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Texas Speech and Hearing Association.  She is a 2019 graduate of the distinguished AHSA Leadership Development Program (LDP) Healthcare Cohort, a selective and intensive program awaded to 30 SLPs every two years (out of over 180,000 ASHA members), focusing on the creation of volunteer programs to give back to the local community.  

Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband & two daughters, volunteering locally, gardening, traveling anywhere new, hiking in the mountains she misses in CO, checking out the Dallas Arboretum and hanging out with her rescue pets, 8-Ball and Ella. 

I welcome the opportunity to help you.

Daisy Martinez

B.S., SLP-A, Bilingual Spanish/English 

Licensed Speech Pathologist Asst.

Born and riased in Texas, Daisy graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She loves helping children and adults in all areas of communication and swallowing/feeding.  

Daisy started working with the Summit Speech team in Spring 2018 and has actively helped us launch bilingual services, offering Spanish and English and consulting for educational programs as well as bilingualism as it related to family life and communication for all ages. 

 

She loves to travel and spend time with her husband & family as well as hanging out with her dog, Sweetie.

I welcome the opportunity to help you.

Hibah Chaudhary

B.S., SLP-A, Bilingual Urdu/English

Licensed Speech Pathology Asst.

Hibah graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech- Language Pathology/ Audiology and Child Learning and Development. She has such a passion for speech therapy and love working with kids. Bringing a positive change into the lives of the children she works with is what she loves about this field. She is so honored to be a part of the Summit Speech Therapy team & her families at Summit love her!

Born and raised in Oklahoma and now calling Texas home, Hibah is also bilingual and speaks Hindi/Urdu fluently. 

I welcome the opportunity to help you.

Saba Fathima

B.S., SLP-A, Bilingual Hindi/Urdu/English

Licensed Speech Pathology Asst.

Saba received her Bachelor of Science degree from California State University at Fullerton. She successfully completed her clinical internship at Loma Linda University, California and is a bilingual, Hindu/Urdu speaker and licensed therapist.

Ms. Fathima believes in our FUN philosophy and that open communication with families is a building block to success.

 

Outside of work, Saba loves to travel and spend time with her family. 

I welcome the opportunity to help you.

LaSandra Spotwood

CPB/Office Manager

Taking care of patients and making families feel welcome & comfortable is LaSandra's top priority. She welcomes families, coordinates schedules, handles our billing, heads up our compliance programs and more.

 

Outside of work, she is a master baker and enjoys spending time with her family. She is excited to be working with such a wonderful team of therapists, and Summit is honored to have LaSandra on board!

I welcome the opportunity to help you.

Skylar Wallets

Patient Care Coordinator

Skylar Wallets is our patient care coordinator and connects therapists with outside services such as physicians and hospital staff.

 

She is a senior at the University of Texas at Dallas graduating Spring 2018 with a BS in Speech-Language Pathology. During her course work she has studied the development of communicative abilities involving speech, language and hearing, the causes of communication disorders in adults and children, and techniques of assessment and treatment of communication disorders. Skylar plans on attending graduate school for communication disorders next Fall in pursuit of becoming a certified Speech-Language Pathologist. 

 

When she is not studying, Skylar enjoys spending time with her niece and nephew, reading, and interior design. She is so thankful for her opportunity to be apart of the Summit Speech Therapy family!

I welcome the opportunity to help you.

4500 Hillcrest Rd,

Ste 140,

Frisco, TX 75035

 

Phone: (469) 331-9933
Fax: (469) 305-7388

Mon - Thurs: 9am - 630pm

Fri: 9am- 2pm

​​Saturday/Sunday: closed

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