Erin Hayes-Stephens


Erin is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist with special interests in working with clients who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, who have oral motor/feeding difficulties, and/or articulation and language disorders. She obtained her BS in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from West Virginia University in 1998, and her MS in Speech-Language Pathology from Radford University in 2002. Erin joined Pediatric Speech and Language Services, Inc. in July 2003. Erin specializes in working with early intervention, preschool, and school-age clients in the Charlotte/Mecklenburg and Union County areas. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, AG Bell, NC AG Bell, and NCSHLA. Erin is trained in using Beckman Oral Motor Massages, Medical, Motor, and Behavioral Feeding Programs, Auditory/Verbal Techniques, sign language, and Cued Speech. Erin also serves as part of the team of the Carolina’s Center for Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery in Charlotte, doing speech screenings quarterly with the team. She works with UNC-Chapel Hill feeding team, as an outsource here in the Charlotte area for private feeding difficulties. Erin has experience working with breast feeding infants, lip/tongue tied clients, g-tube/ng tube clients, swallowing difficulties, and other behavioral feeding difficulties due to aversion and oral motor incoordination. Erin has a therapy space located at 400 N. Broome Street, Suite 303, Waxhaw, NC 28173 to see private clients.