About your Speech-Language Pathologist

Kristi-Leigh Lyon is a graduate of New York University. She holds a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Speech-Language Pathology, a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and a Florida state license to practice in her profession. She is a member of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology, The Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, an approved provider for Step Up For Students Gardiner Scholarship Program and a member of The Estero Chamber of Commerce. Kristi-Leigh has over 20 years experience with providing early intervention, school, clinic, home and community-based services to children of all ages, families and educators. Her extensive experience and diverse training enable her to design and adjust her diagnostic testing and clinical intervention specific to a child's unique personality, learning style, strengths and needs.

Kristi-Leigh and her husband Bruce relocated from East Hampton, New York to Naples, Florida in 2004. She has been providing personalized services throughout Estero, Bonita Springs, Naples and Fort Myers since their move to Southwest Florida. The Lyons have been residents of Estero since 2005. They both actively support local and national organizations such as The Estero Chamber of Commerce, Autism Speaks, Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America, The Cure Starts Now, The American Cancer Society and The Susan G. Koman for The Cure.

Why choose Kristi-Leigh Lyon?
She understands that you and your child need a patient, engaging and competent therapist on this journey. Kristi-Leigh treats every child and family with respect and compassion, personalizing goals to encourage individual and family-focused success. She teaches skills to empower you and your child for positive learning experiences. Kristi-Leigh believes in treating your child with the support of family, teachers, therapists and physicians for optimal results. She has extensive training such as Applied Behavioral Analysis,The Picture Exchange Communication System, Fast Forword, Floortime Approach,The Wilson Reading System, and more. She participates in continual learning opportunities to improve her professional growth and development.