Becky Payne has been a Speech Language Pathologist for over 25 years. She founded and has developed Nature’s Edge Therapy Center, Inc., a unique, non-profit rehabilitation center providing intensive Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy on a ranch and utilizing Hippotherapy, Animal-Assisted Therapy, and Horticulture Therapy as treatment strategies. Becky holds credentials and memberships in many organizations associated with speech-language pathology and equine and animal-assisted therapy. She has presented both nationally and internationally. Specializing in non-verbal language and challenging behaviors for both children and adults, Becky’s expertise and experience brings new insights to the treatment of disabilities such as autism, brain injury and cerebral palsy.
Special Interests: Augmentative/Alternative Communication, Child Language, Attention Deficit Disorder and Hippotherapy. Becky is also certified in the Compton Foreign Accent Reduction Method.