Southern Maine Speech and Language Services LLC is a small and growing group of very dedicated Speech-Language Pathologists. Each therapist has varied experience, areas of interest and expertise. We are dedicated to continue our own learning in an effort to better assist our clients. We offer experience in both new theraputic and evaluative options as well as successful longstanding tried and true treatment strategies.
Jacki Billington M.S. CCC-SLP
Jacki is a Speech and Language Pathologist and the owner of Southern Maine Speech and Language Services LLC. She received her Bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Colorado at Boulder and her Master's of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Emerson College in Boston. Jacki moved to Maine from Massachusetts in 1996 and has loved it here in Maine ever since. She has over 18 years experience working with children and young adults with communication disorders. She has vast experience working with toddlers and preschoolers as well as school-aged children in a variety of settings. Jacki has extensive training in Social Pragmatic Language Disorders and has completed the highest level of training (Internship) at the prestigious Social Thinking Center in San Jose, California. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 children and her Golden Retriever- "Big Papi" and Flat-Coat Retriever named “Brady”.
Alicia Hirning, M.S. CCC-SLP
Alicia received her Masters Degree of Science from Northeastern University in 1997 and her undergraduate degree in Communication Disorders from the University of New Hampshire. Her experience includes working with children from birth to age 5 with a variety of speech and language disorders. Alicia is a Maine native and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, reading and being outdoors.
Cara Benge, M.S. CF-SLP
Cara recently moved to Maine after graduating with her Master's of Science degree from the University of Vermont. She earned her Bachelor's of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire. Cara has experience with a variety of individuals with communucation disorders.
Joshua Randazza M.A. CCC-SLP
Josh is a graduate of University of Maine at Orono where he received both his Bachelor's degree as well as his Master's of Arts degreee in Communication Disorders. He has experience working with both geriatric and pediatric populations with a variety of communication difficulties and has a particular interest in articulation/phonological disroders.
Brittany Cabana, M.S. CCC-SLP
Brittany recently returned to live and work in southern Maine. A graduate of South Portland High School, she received both her Bachelor's of Science degree and her Master's of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire. She is licensed as an SLP in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. She recently completed PECs training. Brittany has extensive experience working with children of all ages with a wide variety of communication difficulties.