About The Owner
OWNER & FOUNDER VICE VERSA SPEECH
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
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
Meet The Team
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 working alongside Deborah Modé, MS, CCC-SLP. She is licensed by the state of Texas and is certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.
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.
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY INTERN
Ayesha graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas in May 2020 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences. Ayesha graduated from Texas Woman's University with a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology in August 2023. Ayesha works as a Speech-Language Pathologist Intern with Deborah Modé, MS, CCC-SLP. The state of Texas has granted her a license.
She has experience working with children in a variety of settings, including schools, daycares, ABA facilities, and a pediatric hospital. During her clinical graduate experience, she administered speech, language, and feeding therapy to groups ranging from early childhood to geriatrics in a variety of clinical, educational, and medical settings. She is deeply committed to ensuring that children of all backgrounds have a voice in whatever way they can express it, whether through verbal speech or an AAC. She developed a special interest in feeding therapy, particularly for children with sensory aversions, to help increase their food palate
Ana is a national certified medical assistance and is certified as a pharmacy technician.
Ana demonstrated and instructed a medical assistant program using a variety of teaching skills and techniques to accommodate a diverse student population. Exams were designed, administered, and graded to evaluate achievement of course objectives by Ana. She participated in the composition and development of the course curriculum in order to stay abreast of industry standards. Ana taught classes on medical law and ethics, medical terminology, pharmacology, human anatomy and physiology, computer software, medical invoicing, and medical insurance to medical assistant students.
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.