Leslie Weidman, M.S., CCC-S.L.P.

Leslie ST speech-3458

 

 

 

Leslie Weidman, M.S., CCC-S.L.P.
lweidman@neurotherapybr.com

Leslie Ellen Weidman received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication in 2001 and Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2003. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (AHSA) and licensed by the Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech –Language Pathology and Audiology (LBESPA). Leslie began her career with Evergreen Rehabilitation in a skilled nursing facility where she specialized in evaluation and treatment for dysphagia, aphasia, dysarthria, and apraxia in order to increase functional communication and independence as well as determine the safest diet consistency for all patients.

Leslie began working for South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, Mississippi in 2004-2011 where she provided evaluation and treatment for children and adults with a variety of speech-language and swallowing disorders. Services were provided in an acute, outpatient, and skilled nursing settings.   Leslie began working for Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 2011-2014, where she provided evaluation and treatment for children and adults with a variety of speech-language and swallowing disorders.

Leslie recently moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana in June 2014 with her husband (Brett) and two children (Elodie and Blaize). Leslie joined NeuroTherapy Specialists, Inc. in August 2014. Her areas of interest include treatment of adults with expressive and receptive aphasia, treatment of cognition with patients with traumatic brain injuries, treatment of dysphagia in children and adults, and treatment of children with articulation and language disorders.

Leslie has the following certifications: VitalStim, Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention, Interactive Metronome (IM), and Integrated Listening Systems (ILS), and S’Cool Moves.

Leslie enjoys spending time with her family and has a passion for health and wellness. She loves staying active, preparing nutritious while listening to her favorite music and educating others on safe beauty.