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Raquel Garcia, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, CLC, CNT, NTMTC, BCS-S

Clinical Supervisor and Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathology
(954) 262-7741


  • Bachelor of Arts, Barry University
  • Master of Science, Nova Southeastern University
  • Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University

Board Certifications

  • Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders
  • Neonatal Therapist
  • Lactation Counselor

Certifications Completed:

  • Adult FEES
  • Infant FEES
  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
  • Myofascial Release
  • Neonatal Touch and Massage


Garcia R. (2024). What School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists Need to Know About Pediatric Swallowing and Feeding Development and Disorders. Language, speech, and hearing services in schools, 1–11. Advance online publication.

Garcia, R. (2023). Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependence in Adults and Children: Learning Through Cases Studies (1st ed.). Plural Publishing.

Dr. Garcia is a feeding, swallowing and craniofacial speech-language pathologist who has worked in the acute care setting, outpatient settings, and transition to home clinics. Her clinical interests include adult dysphagia, upper airway disorders, infant feeding, neonatal care, velopharyngeal dysfunction, clinician burnout, and caregiver burden. She is the course director for SLP 6070 Research Methods, SLP 6053 Pediatric Feeding and Motor Speech Disorders, and SLP 6057 Medical Aspects of Communication Disorders.
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