Carinda Stout, one of our speech-language pathologists, performs Videostroboscopy and Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) diagnostics as well as voice and swallowing (dysphagia) therapy at Atlantic Ear, Nose & Throat. She also holds certifications in SPEAK OUT! and LSVT LOUD speech therapy for treatment of neurological voice and swallowing disorders. She uses specialized modalities such as neuromuscular re-education (NMES), the Iowa Oral Performance Instrument (IOPI) and myofascial release during speech therapy for swallowing with her patients. She is originally from Florida and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with honor’s from the University of Florida in 2001. She began graduate school for a Master’s degree in Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida and completed her coursework in 2006 at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA as a transient student. To further her experience, she performed her externship work in Philadelphia at the Easter Seals with special needs children and at DePaul Healthcare, providing supervised speech therapy in the acute and sub-acute rehabilitation settings. She has been serving patients and mentoring students since 2007 in the Orlando, FL area in the inpatient, outpatient, and home health settings. She gained consultant experience writing newsletters, articles, continuing education coursework material, and other published works related to the field of speech-language pathology in 2009. Prior to joining Atlantic Ear, Nose & Throat in 2012, she was a Cognitive Clinical Specialist, providing education and training for other professionals throughout the state of Florida. Carinda is licensed to practice speech-language pathology in Florida and holds her certificate of clinical competency from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) receiving two consecutive ASHA ACE awards for continuing education.