About The Final Piece

Empowering families is the goal! To accomplish this, I offer speech & language-building services and products that are designed to grow your child's communication skills.

Special Needs Populations

With over a decade of experience in working with both non-verbal and verbal autistic children, children with Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, and Rett Syndrome (among others), I absolutely love helping children with special needs grow their communication skills and I look forward to working with your family!

 

Meet The Owner

Tinita O. Kearney, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/L (aka Dr. T)

 

Dr. Tinita Ortega Kearney is a licensed pediatric speech-language pathologist specializing in autism spectrum disorder.

 

Dr. Kearney has 10 years of experience in the field and is a member of many professional organizations and honor societies. She currently serves on both local and state professional boards. She is the recipient of multiple awards, including the Award for Continuing Education by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association for demonstrating a commitment to lifelong learning.

 

Dr. Kearney serves as an Autism Speaks Volunteer Advocacy Ambassador for the state of Maryland and has recently entered the world of children’s books. She has authored an award-winning lift-the-flap board book series targeting specific speech/language skills in young children. Dr. Kearney seeks to empower families by providing a fun, interactive way for caregivers to teach fundamental speech/language skills using her lift-the-flap board books and companion products in her series, "Lola Koala's Travel Adventures."

 

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Dr. Tinita O.  Kearney

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BRAND NEW!

Travel the globe with Lola Koala and grow your little one's communication skills with my new lift-the-flap book, "Lola Koala's Travel Adventures: Who, What, Where & Yes/No Questions"! 

 

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