Pamela has a Bachelor of Health Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She earned her Master of Arts in Communication Disorders from the University of Louisiana-Monroe. Pamela has a K-12 teaching certificate from Missouri's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). She has earned her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and she is licensed in Missouri and Kansas. Pamela has had the privelege to work with remarkable children and adults with complex communication needs, autism-spectrum disorders, feeding and swallowing difficulties, low vision/blindness and deafblindness for over 18 years. She began working for CCVI in August 2007.