Dr. Yadira Medina, SLPD, a Doctor in Speech-Language Pathology with Stepping Stones Pediatric Feeding & Speech Therapy Clinic

Get to know Speech-Language Pathologist Dr. Yadira Medina, who serves patients in San Antonio, Texas.

Yadira is a doctor in the area of speech-language pathology who is currently serving patients at Stepping Stones Pediatric Feeding & Speech Therapy Clinic in San Antonio, Texas.  Stepping Stones Pediatric Feeding & Speech Therapy Clinic is a rehabilitation facility for children facing feeding challenges, as well as speech & language difficulties. The experienced clinicians offer intensive & successful therapy programs in a nurturing environment, providing children and their families with a unique and wonderful experience in therapy. 

Dr. Medina’s passion for helping children with feeding, speech and language difficulties was evident in her pursuit to further her education and engage in research. Dr. Medina’s latest research project was to determine if music can enhance oral intake in children with feeding difficulties.

To Dr. Medina, Stepping Stones is not just a clinic. It is a passion. Her knowledge and dedication comes from both personal and professional experiences. Her background is what animates her professionalism and seasoned diligence.

Having witnessed her son going through severe medical complications that jeopardized his life, Dr. Medina  vowed to dedicate herself to helping children. After earning her degree in speech pathology, she worked in a variety of different settings in the San Antonio area. She realized that while the home environment was wonderful, children needed to have more stimulation. So, she decided to open her own practice in San Antonio in 2009. 

Dr. Medina’s dedication and hard work has been recognized by those in San Antonio and by other renowned and illustrious institutions such as the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, as well as the Texas Speech and Hearing Association. She is also actively involved in a variety of community services in San Antonio such as the March of Dimes. Her outstanding success rating, 98%, was crucial in growing her facilities from a 500 square foot office to an impressive 5000 square foot clinic. She has gained the respect and admiration from the Who’s Who of Executives and Entrepreneurs in 2012 and 2013, respectively.

Speech-language pathology is a field of expertise practiced by a clinician known as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) or a speech therapist. SLPs, like Dr. Medina, treat and diagnose speaking disabilities. They help patients with articulation, stuttering, fluency, the rhythm of speech, and more. Additionally, they may treat patients who have difficulty with language and swallowing. Patients see SLPs for a variety of reasons, including relearning language after an accident, overcoming a voice disorder, enhancing social communication skills, as well as improving speaking clarity.

Learn More about Yadira Medina:

Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/162071-YADIRA-MEDINA-Speech-Language-Pathologist or through Stepping Stones Pediatric Clinic, http://steppingstonesclinic.com/about-us/

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