Saltillo is excited to announce our new consultant available to meet your AAC needs in the Pacific Northwest. Melissa Hoy will be serving the states of Washington and Oregon.

Melissa has worked as a speech-language pathologist since 2008 in a variety of settings, including homes, schools, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, private practice, and tele-practice. She has worked with children and adults with various communication and swallowing disorders. Melissa graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania with her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She is currently studying for her clinical doctorate degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, with a research topic on caregiver training in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Melissa has experience and a special interest in working with families and other individuals interested in AAC, including ways to implement an AAC device and teach language. She and her husband have lived and worked in the Seattle area for over four years, where they enjoy spending time with friends and their two pet rabbits. 

To contact Melissa, please see the Find Your Representative page.