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Deborah Modé is the owner and founder of Vice Versa Speech and Language Services who has been providing speech therapy for children since 2005 children and adolescents with .  She provides the highest level of dedication and quality of service to the clients.  Her mission is to serve her clients and provide support to their families in order to work as a team to achieve their goals.


She has been practicing pediatrics since the start of her career in multiple settings including, outpatient hospital care, in-home services, school setting, and private practice working with a variety of congenital and acquired disorders.


Deborah holds a Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Worcester State University as well as a Masters of Science in Autism Spectrum Disorders from Elms College.  She is licensed by the state of Texas, California and the state of Massachusetts and is certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.

Deborah holds advanced training in the following:

  • Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking™ program

  • Verbal Behavior

  • Simon Says Myofunctional Therapy Training

  • PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets

  • PEERS® Program for the Evaluation and Enrichment of Relational Skills

  • Pictures Exchange Communication System (PECS)

  • Visualizing & Verbalizing

  • Rupp Method-accent reduction training

  • Beckman Oral Motor

  • AEIOU: An Integrative Approach to Pediatric Feeding

"At Vice Versa we provide compassionate care."

Marlee Tarrant graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in May 2020. Marlee then continued her time in Lubbock and graduated with her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in May of 2022. Marlee is a Speech-Langauge Pathologist Intern working alongside Deborah Modé, MS, CCC-SLP.  She is licensed by the state of Texas.

Throughout graduate school, Marlee gained experience providing therapy to individuals across the lifespan. She has provided services in clinics, hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation, and elementary school settings. Marlee found her passion in working with individuals with Autism when she served as a behavioral technician at the Lubbock Autism Academy. Marlee is dedicated to her clients and their families to help provide the highest level of care and support.  



We are in-network with Aetna, Aetna Better Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare and Scott and White Healthplans.  


We offer private payment plans for evaluations and therapy. We may also seek out-of-network coverage with your insurance company directly, to seek reimbursement through your plan.

Call us for more information at (469) 320-1700.

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