Meet the SLP
Yoshika W. Garner is a certified Speech-language pathologist, with 17 years of professional experience, and the owner of Perfekt Me Speech Therapy Services, PLLC. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology, in 1999, and her Master of Education in Special Education Degree, in 2001, from Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Yoshika currently holds and maintains the Certificate of Clinical Competence awarded by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and is professionally licensed to practice in the state of Texas. She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Also, Yoshika is certified as a Hearing and Vision Screener, in the state of Texas, through the Texas Department of State Health Services. In addition, she is a certified Vital Stim Provider, in the state of Texas, through Career Improvement & Advancement Opportunities (CIAO) and has received her Specialty Certificate. Yoshika, also, conducts independent educational evaluations (IEE) for parents and school districts upon request.
Yoshika has served many individuals with a variety of communication disorders including, but not limited to, articulation, language, fluency and voice. She has many years of experience serving children who have been diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Hearing Loss and Speech-Language Delay/Disorder, to name a few. Yoshika has several years of experience serving the adult population, but most of her experience has been serving children 0-20 years of age. She has worked in various settings such as assisted living facilities, home health, outpatient facilities, private practice and public school. Yoshika currently has a special interest in serving children, 0-20 years of age, in their natural environment and/or in a private practice setting.
Yoshika maintains her continuing education, in the area of pediatric speech and language, so she can continuously offer the highest level of care to the children and families she serve. She is committed to strengthening and “perfekting” the communication skills of children, who have been diagnosed with communication disorders, so they can effectively express their wants, needs and desires as well as share their thoughts, feelings and ideas, independently…