Michelle Raymond, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Assistant Clinical Professor

Michelle Raymond joined the clinical faculty at the University of Arizona in March 2023.  She received her BS from the University of New Hampshire and her MA from Hampton University. She is a Board-Certified Specialist in Child Language and Language Disorders. Michelle has worked with pediatric populations for over 15 years. She has worked in pediatric outpatient rehabilitation, schools, and early intervention. Michelle developed a course related to instructional supports and inclusion in early childhood for the Early Childhood Special Education Teaching program at Colorado Mesa University. She has also supervised and mentored students and Clinical Fellows and managed a large pediatric outpatient therapy team including speech therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and support staff at Family Health West in Fruita, CO.

Michelle’s areas of clinical interest include Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technology and she is a recipient of the McLeod-Yoder Award for her work with children with severe disabilities. Michelle’s interest also includes Childhood Apraxia of Speech, early intervention, and neurodevelopmental disorders. Michelle is also interested in Interprofessional Practice and parent education. Michelle has consulted with numerous school teams to support communication needs in the classroom.

Michelle has specialized training to support children with complex communication needs including training in LAMP, PODD, PECS and has completed extensive training in AAC Assessment including alternative access methods. She has received a micro credential from Perkins School for the Blind in the CVI Range and has been trained in the Early Start Denver Model. Michelle has advanced training in childhood apraxia of speech including DTTC and REST. Michelle participated in camps and community events such as Camp Freedom and Talking with Technology Camp in Colorado and Go Baby Go to support children and their use of AAC and adaptive toys in the community.