Allison Picard, MS, CCC-SLP


Allison is a Speech-Language Pathologist with a passion for the art of communication. She holds a Master’s degree in Communicative Disorders from the University of Rhode Island and a Bachelor’s degree in Music with a focus in Vocal Performance from Salve Regina University. She is certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed to practice in Rhode Island. 

Allison’s love for singing was the original inspiration for becoming a speech pathologist, but she feels equally passionate about providing quality healthcare. Her expertise includes treating disorders of voice, swallowing, speech, language, and cognition in a wide variety of cases from mild to clinically complex. 

She believes in taking a creative approach to speech therapy to keep it fun and highly functional. Her approach is holistic, looking at the whole person and their story, as the foundation for therapy.

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  • ASHA Award for Continuing Education, given to recognize commitment to lifelong learning (2018). Continuing education included topics such as voice, stroke rehabilitation, dementia care, stuttering therapy, and accent modification.

  • LSVT LOUD certification (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment - click here to learn more)

  • Member of ASHA Special Interest Groups for Swallowing, Voice and Upper Airway Disorders, Neurogenic Communication Disorders, and Gerontology

  • Award for Cultural Sensitivity, Elmhurst Extended Care Rehab Department (2015)