Mrs. Beth Vasquez has worked as a speech-language pathologist for over 18 years. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2003 with her Master Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She has primarily worked with young children and school-aged children during this time. She specializes in pediatric feeding, autism, language disorders, early intervention and speech sound disorders. She is a native to Las Vegas and is committed to developing future speech-language pathologists to help assist with the growing demand of speech therapy. She has presented on a variety of topics to educators and family members. Over the years she has supervised many students and enjoys sharing her knowledge and expertise. She enjoys spending time with her family and taking her two French Bulldogs for walks to the park.
Dr. André Lindsey is an assistant professor of speech-language pathology. As an educator, his goal is to support the development of dynamic well-rounded clinicians. His research examines the relationship between language, memory, and executive functions. Using a combination of behavioral and physiological tools and techniques, his research targets identifying means to assess and remediate impairments that occur as a result of traumatic brain injury (TBI). He earned his Ph.D. in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from the University of Connecticut. Following his time in Storrs, he was an Associate Health Polytrauma Fellow at the Edward Hines Jr. VA in Hines, IL, and a postdoc in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Clinically, he has worked in short and long-term rehab assessing and treating many neurogenic populations including, but not limited to, individuals with TBI, stroke, dementia, and Parkinson’s.
Dr. Christy Fleck is an assistant professor of speech-language pathology at Nevada State College. She earned her Ph.D. in communication sciences and disorders and her masters of science in speech-language pathology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Her research and clinical interests include early childhood intervention, traumatic brain injury, mild cognitive impairment, normal aging, swallowing & swallowing disorders, and voice. Dr. Fleck has worked with adults in acute care hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, day treatment, home health, and assisted-living facilities. She has worked with children in the early childhood intervention setting and supervised students assessing/treating school-age children in the university clinic setting. Dr. Fleck has presented research and clinical topics at international, national, and state conferences. When not working or traveling for conferences, she enjoys spending time with her nieces, nephews, and goldendoodle.