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SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

Speech Language Pathology is an intensely personal experience. When someone is hurting or their body isn’t working the way it should, Their main goal is returning to their normal way of life. That’s why we focus on people as individuals. We only succeed when they resume a healthy, active lifestyle, and that’s our goal for each patient and getting there comes down to one-on-one care. Our patients typically work with a care team from start to finish. We take time to really understand your needs and goals to develop effective treatment plans. We work to remote obstacles that stand between each patient and success by listening – really listening – when patients have concerns and problems.

Big Stone Therapies offers speech language pathology services at RC Hospital & Clinics to help people of all ages restore, improve, or maintain communication, cognitive, and swallowing disorders. Following a physician’s order, our speech language pathologists evaluate the patient and customize a plan of care that may include a variety of treatments specific to the patient’s needs.

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SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY TEAM

Pete Amberg, CCC-SLP, Clinic Manager

Education/ Certifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Disorders- Mankato State University

Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders – Mankato State University

Member of ASHA and MSHA (Speech Language Hearing Associations)

Adjunct Professor at MSU, Mankato

Vital Stim Certified

Beckman Oral Motor Exercises Certified

Professional Interest

Dysphagia, Voice Disorders, Gerontology, dementia management, and Cognitive rehab

Personal Interest

Camping, being outdoors, cars, and spending time with family

Pete and his wife Tara reside in Bird Island. Tara is a computer software specialist. They have 3 sons Drew, Tucker, and Gage

Kayla Mathiowetz, CFY-SLP

Education/ Certifications

B.S. in Communication Disorders, MSU

M.S. in Communication Disorders, MSU

Modified Barium Swallowing Impairment Profile (MBSImP) Certified

Teepa Snow Positive Approach to Care Preceptor Certified in Dementia

ASHA Member

MSHA Member, Policy Council Member

Professional Interest

Dysphagia, pediatrics, head and neck cancer, adult neurogenic disorders, AAC, dementia

Personal Interests

Hiking, playing in sport leagues, horsebackriding, spending time with family and friends

Kayla was raised on a farm near Morgan, MN, and now lives in Marshall, MN. She has one older sister who lives in Glenwood Springs, CO.